• 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:
    #99-Edwards 123.921
    #22-Allmendinger 123.881
    #9-Ambrose 123.865
    #20-Logano 123.826
    #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
    (3-16-2012)