NASCAR Racing: Irwin Tools Night Race

Ahh, Bristol. That little word creates a huge grin on the face of a NASCAR fan. Add “night race” after it, and a grin turns into giddiness. Fortunately, it’s that time once again for the Bristol night race, and a weekend of glowing brakes — and tempers — under the bright lights of Thunder Alley.

Though winning for the first time at Bristol in March, Jimmie Johnson heads into this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race in somewhat of a lull, not showing the consistency that’s made Johnson the four-time defending champion. Likewise, Kurt Busch finds himself near the bottom of the top-12, having slipped six spots after Michigan. Will Johnson’s new-found luck at Bristol or Busch’s historic dominance at the short track salvage their season slumps?

The Performance Racing Network (PRN) returns with live radio coverage of Friday night’s Food City 250 at 6:30 p.m. (EDT). Saturday night’s Irwin Tools Night Race also airs at 6:30 p.m. (EDT).

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