- Coverage of Qualifying for the Food City 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway is scheduled for Friday, March 16, 2012 at 3:40pm/et.
Television (TV): SPEED, 3:30pm/et
Qualifying Re-Air: on SPEED at 8:00pm/et
- Friday practice for the Food City 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway is over, after 90 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
#39-Newman & #24-Gordon 123.730
slowest: #23-Riggs 119.618 & #32-Schrader 120.566
no speed; #7-Gordon could not get the engine started.
This practice will set the order of qualifying, which is scheduled fror 3:40pm/et and be televised on SPEED.
See fastest speeds. laps run, 10-lap average speeds on the Bristol Practice 1 Speeds (pdf) page.(3-16-2012)
- Go-or-Go Homers practice for the Food City 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Where did the drivers who do not have a guaranteed starting spot in the race, where in the practice rank were the drivers:
These drivers would make the race if things stay the same:
#36-Dave Blaney, 32nd
#30-David Stremme, 34th
#74-Reed Sorenson, 35th
#26-Josh Wise#, 36th
#98-Michael McDowell, 37th
#49-J.J. Yeley, 39th
#37-Timmy Hill#, 41st
#87-Joe Nemechek, 42nd
These drivers would miss the race if things stay the same:
#23-Scott Riggs, 44th
#7-Robby Gordon, no speed, couldn’t get the engine started