The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams have arrived in California for today’s Food City presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Hendrick Motorsports Chase Elliott goes into the race as the most recent race winner having taken victory in the rain delayed Alsco Uniforms 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Elliott will start today’s race from sixth place just ahead of Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch and just behind Joe Gibbs Racing’s Martin Truex Jr.
Stewart Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick goes into the race leading the championship by 14 points from Team Penske’s Joey Lagano and Hendrick Motorsports Chase Elliott. The race at Bristol Motor Speedway today is the final of four races in the last eleven days.
The next race on the calendar following the race today will be the Field of Honor QuickTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.