Two races are on deck for Bristol Motor Speedway
Wednesday night, NASCAR is set to host two races at Bristol Motor Speedway. It will be the first time the race is hosted at the Tennessee short track.
View the full 2020 NASCAR All-Star Race tv schedule below.
The All-Star Race has been hosted at Charlotte Motor Speedway for every race since 1985, except one. They went to Atlanta Motor Speedway, just once. This will be the third different track that has seen the All-Star event since its inception.
Fans Allowed: 30,000 fans will be allowed to enter the Bristol, Tennessee race track. This is likely to be the highest attendance numbers since the sport return in mid-May.
Choose Cone: Things will be extra exciting on restarts as the field will be jumbled. After a pit stop, drivers will be allowed to pick if they want to restart in the inside or outside lane.
As they pass a designated spot on the track, they’ll choose. If the first 10 cars elect to start on the inside, the 11th car would have the option to be the first car to restart on the front row in the outside lane.
Underglow lights: All the car will be fitted with underglow lighting. The race leader’s will be turned on.
New numbers: Cars will look very different. The numbers will be pushed back on the doors, more toward the rear wheels. That will give more space for sponsors on both doors.
July 15, 2020
12:30pm ET | NASCAR.com
7:00pm ET | FS1 / MRN
NASCAR All-Star Open
8:30pm ET | FS1 / MRN
NASCAR All-Star Race
All-Star Race Format
The race winner of the NASCAR All-Star Race will be handed a check for $1,000,000. 16 drivers are already qualified for the event. Everyone else is looking for a spot at the tail of the grid.
The starting lineups have already been set. Martin Truex Jr and Alex Bowman set the front row for the All-Star Race.
All-Star Race Stages: 55 / 35 / 35 / 15
NASCAR All-Star Open
22 drivers are eligible to start in the All-Star Open. Michael McDowell and Aric Almirola will start from the front row in the qualifying race.
The winner of each Open segment will transfer into the All-Star Race.
After stage 1 in the open, the stage winner will exit the event. He’ll head to the garage and begin getting ready for the All-Star Race. The same will happen for the stage two winner.
Additionally, the stage race winner of the Open will transfer into the All-Star event. At the tail of the field, fans will vote in a driver that didn’t already qualify.
All-Star Open Stages: 35 / 35 / 15