NASCAR race results from the All-Star Open at Bristol Motor Speedway
Tonight, the NASCAR All-Star race makes it’s debut at Bristol Motor Speedway. First, we’ll complete the grid via the All-Star Open.
View 2020 All-Star Open results below.
The winner of stages one and two in the All-Star Open will transfer to the back of the grid for the NASCAR All-Star event. They’ll also be removed from the remainder of the Open race. The overall race winner will also transfer.
Every stage of this race, has overtime, if needed. Every stage will finish under green.
Michael McDowell and Aric Almirola set the front row for the brief 85 lap event.
Stage 1 – Report
Green flag, Michael McDowell gets the jump on the outside lane. Bowyer, Bell, Byron and Buescher run four wide behind them! They’re banging doors already.
Lap 6, Almirola is on the bumper of McDowell for the lead. He looks inside but McDowell slams the door shut.
Lap 10, Almirola is inside. McDowell can’t defend and Almirola takes the lead.
McDowell is in the way. Ricky Stenhouse Jr doors him to take the spot.
Lap 17, Bubba Wallace puts the bumper to Michael McDowell. McDowell hooks him in the right rear and turns him! The caution is out.
Green, Almirola gets the jump. Byron and Stenhouse run side by side for 2nd. Byron wins that battle.
Final lap in stage one, Byron has closed to within 2 car lengths but he can’t get to him.
Aric Almirola wins stage one of the All-Star Open and transfers into the main event!
All-Star Open Results – Stage 1: 1. Aric Almirola; 2. William Byron; 3. Ty Dillon; 4. Ricky Stenhouse Jr; 5. Chris Buescher; 6. Clint Bowyer; 7. Corey LaJoie; 8. Daniel Suarez; 9. Matt DiBenedetto; 10. Austin Dillon;
Stage 2 – Report
Green flag in stage two, Byron gets the jump on Ty Dillon inside turn one. Byron sticks with the middle lane.
Lap 37, Nemechek and Preece spin behind them and the caution is out.
Green, Byron noses ahead on the outside into turn one. Dillon gets loose on the bottom off turn two and nearly spins. Bell moves to 2nd as he gathers it up.
Lap 18, Reddick is attempting to work in the outside lane. There’s zero grip up there as he finds out when he slips into the outside wall. He keeps it rolling.
13 to go in stage two, DiBenedetto puts the bumper to Bell for 2nd. Byron leads by 2 seconds.
William Byron cruises to the win in stage two at Bristol Motor Speedway and transfers into the ALL-Star Race!
All-Star Open Results – Stage 2: 1. William Byron; 2. Matt DiBenedetto; 3. Austin Dillon; 4. Clint Bowyer; 5. Christopher Bell; 6. John Hunter Nemechek; 7. Michael McDowell; 8. Ryan Preece; 9. Chris Buescher; 10. Ricky Stenhouse Jr;
Stage 3 – Report
Green flag on stage three, DiBenedetto and Ty Dillon run even into turn one. Dillon gets loose on the inside and Bowyer moves to 2nd.
14 to go, Clint Bowyer is on the bumper of DiBenedetto for the lead.
Bowyer gets loose and DiBenedetto opens the gap.
Matt DiBenedetto wins the All-Star Open at Bristol Motor Speedway!
View full NASCAR Open results from Bristol Motor Speedway below.
All-Star Open Results
Bristol Motor Speedway
July 15, 2020
Stage 1 Winner: Aric Almirola
Stage 2 Winner: William Byron
Pos | Driver
1. Matt DiBenedetto
2. Clint Bowyer
3. Austin Dillon
4. Chris Buescher
5. Ty Dillon
6. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
7. Michael McDowell
8. John Hunter Nemechek
9. Corey LaJoie
10. Tyler Reddick
11. Christopher Bell
12. Daniel Suarez
13. Ryan Preece
14. JJ Yeley
15. Brennan Poole
16. Garrett Smithley
17. Quin Houff
18. Joey Gase
19. William Byron
20. Aric Almirola
21. Bubba Wallace