BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Applying VHT to the bottom groove at Bristol has made it the preferred way around once more. It beg the question, however, if digging up what remains of the progressive banking and restoring the steep 36 degree incline would be more effective.
DiBenedetto's interview just goes to show what's great about NASCAR. While it may seem like the front is always the same guys day in and day out, and it may seem like old hat for drivers and fans, every so often one of the little guys who will work just as hard as his crew will have a good day.
It was Bristol, baby. The half-mile track in "Thunder Valley", exciting or not, is always eventful. Sunday was no different. Here was what was surprising and not surprising from the 56th annual Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
It was a spectacular race. I would even say it's been the best since the grinding down of the top lane back in 2012. Sitting in the media center watching the event, I was thinking to myself, "This is Bristol. This is Bristol at its finest."