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Bristol Motor Speedway


Bristol Motor Speedway

Whelen Modified Tours/K&N Pro Series East History (2009-pr.)

January 15, 2016 - 10:00am

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Quick Facts  
Races: 8
Pole Winners: 6
Youngest Pole Winner: Justin Bonsignore (8/18/10 – 22 years, 6 months, 15 days)
Oldest Pole Winner: Donny Lia (8/21/13 – 34 years, 9 months, 13 days)
Race Winners: 7
Youngest Race Winner: Tommy Barrett Jr. (8/22/12 – 19 years, 3 months, 22 days)
Oldest Race Winner: Mike Stefanik (8/21/13 – 55 years, 3 months, 1 day)
Races Won from the Pole (or 1st Starting Position): 1
Last Race Won from the Pole (or 1st Starting Position): Ron Silk (8/22/12)
Races Led Wire-to-Wire: 0
Last Race Led Wire-to-Wire: ---
Race Record: Ryan Newman, 101.025 mph (8/18/10)
Qualifying Record: Todd Szegedy, Chevrolet, 14.425 seconds (133.019 mph), Aug. 17, 2016

 

Race Records    
Category Most/Largest (Last Time) Fewest/Smallest (Last Time)
Cars Started: 40 (8/19/09) 34 (8/24/11)
Laps Contested: 150 – Four Times (8/22/12) 100 (8/17/16)
Lead Changes: 9 (8/20/14) 3 – Twice (8/21/13)
Leaders: 5 (8/20/14, 8/19/15) 2 (8/19/09)
Cautions: 13 (8/20/14) 3 (8/18/10)
Caution Laps: 54 (8/22/12) 15 (8/18/10)
Lead Lap Finishers: 26 (8/20/14) 8 (8/24/11)
Running at Finish: 30 - (8/17/16) 22 (8/24/11)
Laps Led (Winner): 109 – Ryan Newman (8/24/11) 11 – Mike Stefanik (8/21/13)
Laps Led (Non-Winner): 110 – Ted Christopher (8/19/09) ---
Margin of Victory: 3.126 – Donny Lia (8/19/09) 0.092 – Mike Stefanik (8/21/13)

 

Pole Winners   Race Winners   Manufacturer Wins  
Driver Poles Driver Wins Make Wins
Justin Bonsignore 2 Ryan Newman 2 Chevrolet 6
Donny Lia 1 Tommy Barrett Jr. 1 Dodge 1
Woody Pitkat 1 Eric Goodale 1 Ford 1
Bobby Santos 1 Donny Lia 1    
Ron Silk 1 Ryan Preece 1    
Todd Szegedy 1 Ron Silk 1    
Field set by rulebook 1 Mike Stefanik 1    

 

Race History          
Date First Second Third Fourth Fifth
8/19/2009 Donny Lia Ted Christopher Ryan Preece George Brunnhoelzl III Woody Pitkat
8/18/2010 Ryan Newman Mike Stefanik James Civali Bobby Santos Todd Szegedy
8/24/2011 Ryan Newman Justin Bonsignore Todd Szegedy James Civali Patrick Emerling
8/22/2012 Ron Silk Todd Szegedy Ryan Preece Justin Bonsignore Ron Yuhas Jr.
8/21/2013 Mike Stefanik Todd Szegedy Ron Yuhas Jr. Ryan Preece Ryan Newman
8/20/2014 Tommy Barrett Jr. Bobby Santos Ron Silk Doug Coby Ryan Newman
8/19/2015 Ryan Preece Woody Pitkat Donny Lia Ryan Newman Bobby Santos
8/17/2016 Eric Goodale Todd Szegedy Donny Lia Patrick Emerling Doug Coby  

 

Category Leaders  
Top Fives  
1. Todd Szegedy 6
Ryan Newman 5
3. Ryan Preece 4
4. Justin Bonsignore 3
Bobby Santos 3
   
Top 10s  
1. Eric Goodale 7
2. Ryan Preece 6
Todd Szegedy 6
3. Justin Bonsignore 5
Ryan Newman 5
   
Laps Led  
1. Ted Christopher 236
2. Todd Szegedy 214
3. Donny Lia 134
4. Ryan Newman 129
5. Ryan Preece 88
   
Laps Completed  
1. Eric Goodale 1,074
2. Jamie Tomaino 1,054
3. Andy Seuss 1,021
4. Ryan Preece 938
5. George Brunnhoelzl III 913
   
Starts  
1. eight drivers with 7 (all)

 

NKNPS East

Qualifying Record
Harrison Burton, Toyota, 15.710 seconds (122.139 mph), April 16, 2016

 

Track Records      
Most Top Fives: 2 - Ryan Gifford, Kyle Benjamin, K. Grala Fewest Caution Laps: 21 -03/17/12
Most Top 10s: 4 - Eddie MacDonald Most Laps Led by a Race Winner: 112 - Chad Finchum
Most Cautions: 8 - 3/16/13 Fewest Laps Led by a Race Winner: 2 - Eddie MacDonald
Fewest Cautions: 5 - 4/16/16 Closest Margin of Victory: 0.479 Seconds - 3/17/12
Most Caution Laps: 40 - 3/15/14 Greatest Margin of Victory: 1.232 Seconds - 3/16/13

 

Pole Winners:   Race Winners   Manufacturer Wins  
Harrison Burton 1 Kyle Benjamin 1 Chevrolet 2
Jesse Little 1 Chad Finchum 1 Toyota 2
Michael McGuire 1 Dylan Kwasniewski 1 Ford 1
Nelson Piquet Jr. 1 Eddie MacDonald 1    
Ben Rhodes 1 Nelson Piquet Jr. 1    

 

Race History          
Date First Second Third Fourth Fifth
3/17/2012 Nelson Piquet Jr. Ryan Blaney Ryan Gifford Andrew Smith Derek Ramstrom
3/16/2013 Dylan Kwasniewski Brett Moffitt Ryan Gifford Michael McGuire CJ Faison
3/15/2014 Eddie MacDonald Gray Gaulding Ben Rhodes Brennan Newberry Austin Hill
4/18/2015 Kyle Benjamin William Byron Scott Heckert Kaz Grala Brandon Jones
4/16/2016 Chad Finchum Kyle Benjamin Kaz Grala Justin Haley Dillon Bassett

 

Track Facts
  • Named Bristol International Speedway from 1960-78. Was then named Bristol International Raceway from from 1978-96. Became Bristol Motor Speedway in 1996.
  • Opened in 1961 and hosted its first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on July 30, 1961 won by Jack Smith.
  • The .533-mile concrete oval has 600-foot straightaways with five to nine degrees of banking on the front stretch and four to eight degrees on the backstretch.
  • The turns are porgressively banked from 24 to 28 degrees and the racing surface is 40 feet wide.
  • Was .5-miles from 1961-69 and then became .527-miles for one year in 1969. In 1970 it became the familiar .533-miles. 

Track Facts

www.bristolmotorspeedway.com

SERIES
NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour
NASCAR K&N Pro Series East


SHAPE: High-banked oval
SURFACE: Concrete
LENGTH: .533 Miles

TRACK ADDRESS
151 Speedway Blvd
Bristol, TN, 37620
(423) 989-6900

MAILING ADDRESS
PO Box 3966
Bristol, TN, 37625


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