Drivers With Dirt Backgrounds Thrive In Bristol Dirt Race

To the surprise of many, the first two NASCAR Cup Series winners on the temporary dirt track at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, did not cut their teeth racing at local dirt tracks. Analyzing the finishing order, which included Joe Gibbs Racing’s Christopher Bell scoring the victory, the top five all started their respective careers at dirt tracks. For starters, Bell’s dirt experience is as strong as they come. “The track was most definitely a very tough surface to get ahold of,” Bell said. “It should have rewarded guys that kind of knew what to expect and how to get the car around the race track, which I think it did. “It honestly felt like I hadn’t run dirt cars much,” Stenhouse Jr. said after the race. You could run kind of all over the place, so hats off to the track.”. “From my seat, it seemed like it was a pretty good race.

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