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NASCAR results in Bristol: Joey Logano wins the chaotic Food City Dirt Race

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It wasn’t pretty, but Joey Logano made his way around a few wrecks of several cars and emerged victorious from Monday’s Food City Dirt Race.

Drivers struggled with visibility and control on the track at Bristol Motor Speedway, the site of the NASCAR Cup Series’ first dirt race since 1970. Logano and his crew rose to the challenge, weathered the rest of the day. peloton during the last stage and overtime and have hooked their first victory of the season.

“It was definitely a challenge,” said Logano. “When they watered the track on the last stage it changed everything …. Nobody really knew what to put in the car. We were able to adjust the right path throughout practice and enter the lane of the victory. That’s great. “

With Logano’s victory there have now been seven different winners across seven Cup Series races this year.

Sporting News followed live updates and highlights from Monday’s NASCAR Cup Series race. Check out the full results of the Food City Dirt Race.

AFTER: Watch the NASCAR Dirt Race Live with fuboTV (7 Day Free Trial)

NASCAR results in Bristol

Position Driver
1 Joey logano
2 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
3 Denny hamlin
4 Daniel Suarez placeholder image
5 Ryan newman
6 William byron
7 Tyler reddick
8 Ryan blaney
9 Erik Jones
ten Chase Elliott
11 Brad Keselowski
12 Michael mcdowell
13 Matt DiBenedetto
14 Chris Buescher
15 Kevin harvick
16 Kurt busch
17 Kyle busch
18 Ryan preece
19 Martin Truex Jr.
20 Chase Briscoe
21 Austin dillon
22 Alex Bowman
23 Stewart friesen
24 Cole custer
25 Quin Houff
26 Ty dillon
27 Bubba wallace
28 JJ Yeley
29 Kyle larson
30 Josh Bilicki
31 Mike Marlar
32 Cody ware
33 Chris Windom
34 Christopher bell
35 Ross chastain
36 Aric almirola
37 Shane Golobic
38 Corey LaJoie
39 Anthony Alfredo

NASCAR in Bristol, Live Updates, Food City Dirt Race Highlights

(All Eastern hours)

7:10 p.m. – After a late restart, Joey Logano retains the lead in overtime and wins the Food City Dirt Race.

6:55 p.m. – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. makes contact with Bubba Wallace and cuts his left rear tire.

6.30 p.m. – Joey Logano steals stage 2 from Daniel Suarez.

6:15 p.m. – NASCAR will stick to single file restarts for the remainder of the race.

6:05 p.m. – Bring out the warning flag. The lack of visibility poses problems.

6:00 p.m. – Well that’s one way of looking at a dirt race.

5:45 p.m. – Daniel Suarez passed Martin Truex Jr. to take the lead shortly before the competition’s second warning.

5:20 p.m. – Martin Truex Jr., who just won the Truck Series, wins the first stage.

5:00 p.m. – Another caveat. Christoper Bell and Ross Chastain finished for the day.

4:55 p.m. – Almost immediately after the trail is cleared we have even more chaos. Ryan Newman turns on lap 48.

4:40 p.m. – Whoa. A major crash on lap 41. Aric Almirola had the worst.

4.30 p.m. – Bad news for Kyle Busch: he’s forced to fight early with what appears to be an overheating issue.

4:20 p.m. – And they left. Denny Hamlin took the lead in the first lap, but was quickly overtaken by Kyle Busch.

4:05 p.m. – Ross Chastain will not allow dirt to touch his face.

3:45 p.m. – Turns out the dirt track is much better when not crushed by constant rain.

NASCAR race start time today

  • Dated: Monday March 29
  • Start time: 4 p.m. ET (TV coverage) | 4:18 p.m. ET (Green Flag)

FOX’s coverage of Monday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. ET. The race is scheduled to begin around 4:18 p.m. ET.

AFTER: Explain the rules and more for the NASCAR dirt race

NASCAR lineup for Bristol Dirt Race

Here is the full start list for Monday’s race:

Driver Car number Team
Kyle larson 5 Hendrick Motorsports
Denny hamlin 11 Joe gibbs racing
Ryan blaney 12 Penske team
Kyle busch 18 Joe gibbs racing
Martin Truex Jr. 19 Joe gibbs racing
Kevin harvick 4 Stewart-Haas races
Alex Bowman 48 Hendrick Motorsports
William byron 24 Hendrick Motorsports
Austin dillon 3 Richard Childress Racing
Joey logano 22 Penske team
Chris Buescher 17 Roush Fenway Racing
Matt DiBenedetto 21 Wood brothers racing
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing
Ryan newman 6 Roush Fenway Racing
Christopher bell 20 Joe gibbs racing
Michael mcdowell 34 Motorsport in the front row
Ross chastain 42 Chip Ganassi Racing
Daniel Suarez placeholder image 99 Track race
Bubba wallace 23 23XI Race
Brad Keselowski 2 Penske team
Cole custer 41 Stewart-Haas races
Ryan preece 37 JTG Daugherty Racing
Aric almirola ten Stewart-Haas races
Erik Jones 43 Richard Petty Motorsports
Chase Briscoe 14 Stewart-Haas races
Chase Elliott 9 Hendrick Motorsports
Tyler reddick 8 Richard Childress Racing
Kurt busch 1 Chip Ganassi Racing
Anthony Alfredo 38 Motorsport in the front row
Corey LaJoie 7 Spire Motorsports
Cody ware 51 Petty ware racing
Stewart friesen 77 Spire Motorsports
Quin Houff 00 StarCom Racing
JJ Yeley 53 Rick ware racing
Shane Golobic 78 Fast live motor sports
Chris Windom 15 Rick ware racing
Josh Bilicki 52 Rick ware racing
Mike Marlar 66 Motorsport business management
Ty dillon 96 Gaunt Brothers Racing



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