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For the first time in the three-year history of NASCAR Cup Series dirt racing, the driver who went up while driving in the mud took the win while Christopher Bell took the checkered flag at Bristol. Both previous event winners – Joey Logano and Kyle Busch – have been forced to retire.

Food city dirt race results

  1. Christopher Bell (20 years old), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

  2. Tyler Reddick (45), 23XI Racing Toyota

  3. Austin Dillon (3), Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet

  4. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (47), JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet

  5. Chase Briscoe (14), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

  6. Justin Haley (31), College Racing Chevrolet

  7. Martin Truex Jr. (19), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

  8. Todd Gilliland (38), Ford Motorsports front row

  9. Kevin Harvick (4), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

  10. Michael McDowell (34), Front Row Motorsports Ford

  11. Ty Gibbs (54), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

  12. Bubba Wallace (23), 23XI Racing Toyota

  13. William Byron (24), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

  14. Eric Jones (43), Legacy Motor Club Chevrolet

  15. Harrison Burton (21), Wood Brothers Racing Ford

  16. AJ Allmendinger (16), College Racing Chevrolet

  17. Brad Keselowski (6), RFK Racing Ford

  18. Chris Buescher (17), RFK Racing Ford

  19. Austin Cindrick (2), Team Pensky Ford

  20. JJ Yeley (15), Rick Weir Racing Ford

  21. Ty Dillon (77), Spire Motorsports Chevrolet

  22. Denny Hamlin (11), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

  23. Ryan Blaney (12), Penske Ford Team

  24. Ryan Preece (41), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

  25. Daniel Suarez (99), Trackhouse Racing Chevrolet

  26. PJ McLeod (78), Live Fast Motorsports Ford

  27. Josh Perry (9), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

  28. Russ Chastain (1), Track House Racing Chevrolet

  29. Alex Bowman (48), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

  30. Corey LaJoie (7), Spire Motorsports Chevrolet

  31. Aric Almirola (10), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

  32. Kyle Busch (8), Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet

  33. Noah Gragson (42), Legacy Motor Club Chevrolet

  34. Matt Crafton (51), Rick Weir Racing Ford

  35. Kyle Larson (5), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

  36. Jonathan Davenport (13), College Racing Chevrolet

  37. Joey Logano (22), Penske Ford Team

Stage 3 notes

  • Christopher Bell fended off several competitors on the final stage and took advantage of two late warnings to win

  • Ryan Blaney took off on the restart from the second position with eight laps to go

  • Pre-race favorite Kyle Larson was forced to retire after an incident with Ryan Preece on lap 173

Stage 2 notes

  • Tyler Reddick didn’t swing through the first break and made that strategy stick, winning Stage 2 ahead of Stage 1 runner-up Austin Dillon.

  • Michael McDowell executed and held two 360-degree spins, one of which brought out the stage’s first caution

  • Joey Logano retired on lap 99: “I hit everything but the sweepstakes tonight.”

Stage 1 notes

  • Kyle Larson and Austin Dillon ran 1-2 for most of the 75-lap first stage, finishing the segment in their starting positions.

  • All 37 cars are still running, but Eric Jones and Corey Lajoie have made multiple laps after being involved in accidents.

  • In all, there were three cautions, including a crash involving Denny Hamlin that ended stage one

The Food City dirt race staging net

  1. Kyle Larson (5), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

  2. Austin Dillon (3), Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet

  3. JJ Yeley (15), Rick Weir Racing Ford

  4. Christopher Bell (20 years old), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

  5. Kyle Busch (8), Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet

  6. Tyler Reddick (45), 23XI Racing Toyota

  7. Austin Cindrick (2), Team Pensky Ford

  8. Ryan Preece (41), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

  9. William Byron (24), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

  10. Ryan Blaney (12), Penske Ford Team

  11. Bubba Wallace (23), 23XI Racing Toyota

  12. Joey Logano (22), Penske Ford Team

  13. Michael McDowell (34), Front Row Motorsports Ford

  14. Chase Briscoe (14), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

  15. Todd Gilliland (38), Ford Motorsports front row

  16. Alex Bowman (48), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

  17. Russ Chastain (1), Track House Racing Chevrolet

  18. Eric Jones (43), Legacy Motor Club Chevrolet

  19. Aric Almirola (10), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

  20. Harrison Burton (21), Wood Brothers Racing Ford

  21. Jonathan Davenport (13), College Racing Chevrolet

  22. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (47), JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet

  23. Ty Gibbs (54), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

  24. Matt Crafton (51), Rick Weir Racing Ford

  25. Justin Haley (31), College Racing Chevrolet

  26. Kevin Harvick (4), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

  27. Martin Truex Jr. (19), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

  28. Chris Buescher (17), RFK Racing Ford

  29. AJ Allmendinger (16), College Racing Chevrolet

  30. Denny Hamlin (11), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

  31. Josh Perry (9), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

  32. Ty Dillon (77), Spire Motorsports Chevrolet

  33. Brad Keselowski (6), RFK Racing Ford

  34. Daniel Suarez (99), Trackhouse Racing Chevrolet

  35. Corey LaJoie (7), Spire Motorsports Chevrolet

  36. Noah Gragson (42), Legacy Motor Club Chevrolet

  37. PJ McLeod (78), Live Fast Motorsports Ford

Top drivers, best bets for the Food City Dirt Race

Despite winning the inaugural event in 2021 and finishing third last year, Joey Logano was only entered at odds of 12-to-1 to win this time around. It’s no surprise that Hendrick Motorsports’ entry – Kyle Larson – was the favorite this weekend According to BetMGMwith HMS stable winning three of their last four races.

The best odds of winning

  • Kyle Larson +500

  • Christopher Bell +600

  • Tyler Reddick +600

  • Chase Briscoe +1000

Nick Bromberg of Yahoo Sports suggests finding a good mid-tier value in Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (+2000) and Daniel Suárez (+2200), noting their previous performances on dirt outperformed the taller odds.

Food City Dirt Race weather forecast

After rain wiped out Truck Series and Cup Series practices on Friday, the forecast for the rest of the weekend is Mostly dry and cool.

Food City Dirt Race entries

Russ Chastain (1), Track House Racing Chevrolet
Austin Cindrick (2), Team Pensky Ford
Austin Dillon (3), Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
Kevin Harvick (4), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
Kyle Larson (5), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Brad Keselowski (6), RFK Racing Ford
Corey LaJoie (7), Spire Motorsports Chevrolet
Kyle Busch (8), Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
Josh Perry (9), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Aric Almirola (10), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
Denny Hamlin (11), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Ryan Blaney (12), Penske Ford Team
Jonathan Davenport (13), College Racing Chevrolet
Chase Briscoe (14), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
JJ Yeley (15), Rick Weir Racing Ford
AJ Allmendinger (16), College Racing Chevrolet
Chris Buescher (17), RFK Racing Ford
Martin Truex Jr. (19), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Christopher Bell (20 years old), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Harrison Burton (21), Wood Brothers Racing Ford
Joey Logano (22), Penske Ford Team
Bubba Wallace (23), 23XI Racing Toyota
William Byron (24), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Justin Haley (31), College Racing Chevrolet
Michael McDowell (34), Front Row Motorsports Ford
Todd Gilliland (38), Ford Motorsports front row
Ryan Preece (41), Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
Noah Gragson (42), Legacy Motor Club Chevrolet
Eric Jones (43), Legacy Motor Club Chevrolet
Tyler Reddick (45), 23XI Racing Toyota
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (47), JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet
Alex Bowman (48), Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Matt Crafton (51), Rick Weir Racing Ford
Ty Gibbs (54), Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Ty Dillon (77), Spire Motorsports Chevrolet
PJ McLeod (78), Live Fast Motorsports Ford
Daniel Suarez (99), Trackhouse Racing Chevrolet

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