NASCAR at Bristol live race updates, results, highlights from Food City Dirt Race

It wasn’t pretty, but Joey Logano managed to weave his way around a few multi-car wrecks and emerge victorious at Monday’s Food City Dirt Race.

Drivers struggled with visibility and control on the Bristol Motor Speedway track, the site of the NASCAR Cup Series’ first dirt race since 1970. Logano and his crew embraced the challenge, held off the rest of the field in the final stage and overtime and snagged their first win of the season.

“It was definitely a challenge,” Logano said. “When they watered the track the last stage, that kind of changed everything. . . . Nobody really knew what to put in the car. We were able to adjust the right way throughout practice and get into victory lane. It’s great.”

With Logano’s victory, there have now been seven different winners through seven Cup Series races this year.

Sporting News tracked live updates and highlights from Monday’s NASCAR Cup Series race. Check out the complete results from the Food City Dirt Race.

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NASCAR at Bristol results

(Unofficial results)

Position Driver
1 Joey Logano
2 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
3 Denny Hamlin
4 Daniel Suarez
5 Ryan Newman
6 William Byron
7 Tyler Reddick
8 Ryan Blaney
9 Erik Jones
10 Chase Elliott
11 Brad Keselowski
12 Michael McDowell
13 Matt DiBenedetto
14 Chris Buescher
15 Kevin Harvick
16 Kurt Busch
17 Kyle Busch
18 Ryan Preece
19 Martin Truex Jr.
20 Chase Briscoe
21 Austin Dillon
22 Alex Bowman
23 Stewart Friesen
24 Cole Custer
25 Quin Houff
26 Ty Dillon
27 Bubba Wallace
28 JJ Yeley
29 Kyle Larson
30 Josh Bilicki
31 Mike Marlar
32 Cody Ware
33 Chris Windom
34 Christopher Bell
35 Ross Chastain
36 Aric Almirola
37 Shane Golobic
38 Corey LaJoie
39 Anthony Alfredo
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NASCAR at Bristol live updates, highlights from Food City Dirt Race

(All times Eastern)

7:10 p.m. — After a late restart, Joey Logano holds onto the lead in overtime and wins the Food City Dirt Race.

6:55 p.m. — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. makes contact with Bubba Wallace and cuts down his left rear tire.

6:30 p.m. — Joey Logano steals Stage 2 away from Daniel Suarez. 

6:15 p.m. — NASCAR will be sticking with single-file restarts for the rest of the race.

6:05 p.m. — Bring out the caution flag. The lack of visibility is causing problems.

6 p.m. — Well, that’s one way to watch a dirt race.

5:45 p.m. — Daniel Suarez passes Martin Truex Jr. to take the lead shortly before the second competition caution.

5:20 p.m. — Martin Truex Jr., coming off a Truck Series victory, wins Stage 1.

5 p.m. — Another caution. Christoper Bell and Ross Chastain are done for the day.

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4:55 p.m. — Almost immediately after the track is cleared, we’ve got more chaos. Ryan Newman spins out on Lap 48.

4:40 p.m. — Whoa. A major crash on Lap 41. Aric Almirola got the worst of it.

4:30 p.m. — Bad news for Kyle Busch: He is forced to pit early with what appears to be an overheating issue.

4:20 p.m. — And they’re off. Denny Hamlin takes the lead on the opening lap, but he is quickly passed by Kyle Busch.

4:05 p.m. — Ross Chastain will not allow the dirt to touch his face.

3:45 p.m. — It turns out the dirt track looks much better when it’s not being crushed by constant rain. 

NASCAR race start time today

  • Date: Monday, March 29
  • Start time: 4 p.m. ET (TV coverage) | 4:18 p.m. ET (green flag)

FOX’s coverage of Monday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. ET. The race is expected to start around 4:18 p.m. ET.

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NASCAR lineup for Bristol dirt race

Here is the full starting lineup for Monday’s race:

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Driver Car No. Team
Kyle Larson 5 Hendrick Motorsports
Denny Hamlin 11 Joe Gibbs Racing
Ryan Blaney 12 Team Penske
Kyle Busch 18 Joe Gibbs Racing
Martin Truex Jr. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing
Kevin Harvick 4 Stewart-Haas Racing
Alex Bowman 48 Hendrick Motorsports
William Byron 24 Hendrick Motorsports
Austin Dillon 3 Richard Childress Racing
Joey Logano 22 Team Penske
Chris Buescher 17 Roush Fenway Racing
Matt DiBenedetto 21 Wood Brothers Racing
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing
Ryan Newman 6 Roush Fenway Racing
Christopher Bell 20 Joe Gibbs Racing
Michael McDowell 34 Front Row Motorsports
Ross Chastain 42 Chip Ganassi Racing
Daniel Suarez 99 TrackHouse Racing
Bubba Wallace 23 23XI Racing
Brad Keselowski 2 Team Penske
Cole Custer 41 Stewart-Haas Racing
Ryan Preece 37 JTG Daugherty Racing
Aric Almirola 10 Stewart-Haas Racing
Erik Jones 43 Richard Petty Motorsports
Chase Briscoe 14 Stewart-Haas Racing
Chase Elliott 9 Hendrick Motorsports
Tyler Reddick 8 Richard Childress Racing
Kurt Busch 1 Chip Ganassi Racing
Anthony Alfredo 38 Front Row Motorsports
Corey LaJoie 7 Spire Motorsports
Cody Ware 51 Petty Ware Racing
Stewart Friesen 77 Spire Motorsports
Quin Houff 00 StarCom Racing
JJ Yeley 53 Rick Ware Racing
Shane Golobic 78 Live Fast Motorsports
Chris Windom 15 Rick Ware Racing
Josh Bilicki 52 Rick Ware Racing
Mike Marlar 66 Motorsports Business Management
Ty Dillon 96 Gaunt Brothers Racing