ARCA race results from Bristol Motor Speedway
Tonight, the ARCA Menards Series takes the stage in Bristol, Tennessee. The half-mile of Bristol Motor Speedway is set to host the finale for the ARCA Menards Series East as well as the Sioux Chief Showdown.
View 2022 Bristol race results for the ARCA Menards Series below.
Sammy Smith and Brandon Jones set the front row. 200 laps of short track racing are up next…
Green flag, they run near even into turn one. Jones noses ahead via the outside lane into turn three. Smith gets loose off turn four and lightly tags Jones in the left rear. Jones holds the lead.
Lap 12, Sammy Smith dives inside of Jones into turn one and retakes the lead.
Lap 13, Amber Balcean spins with help from Justin Carroll and she collects Toni Breidinger.
Green, Smith is clear before turn one.
Lap 59, AJ Moyer is in the wall just ahead of the leader. Conner Jones is collected and the caution is out.
Green, Smith leads into turn one as Jones holds off Caruth for 2nd.
Lap 71, Brad Smith spins and the caution is out.
This caution doubles as the first race break. Teams have 5 minutes to make changes.
Green, Smith leads Jones off turn two. Daniel Dye gets loose behind them and falls outside the top 5 as he gathers it up.
Lap 93, Mason Diaz has lost power steering. Smoke billows from the back of his machine and he heads to the pit lane under green.
Caution as Christian Rose runs Parker Chase below the apron and spins himself after Chase was attempting a pass on the inside.
Green, Smith holds the lead. Caruth and Taylor Gray run side by side for 3rd. Gray runs right on his door and Caruth gets loose on the inside lane, Gray to 3rd.
Lap 122, Stephanie Moyer, Christian Rose and Taylor Gray all spin in turn four, caution. There’s possible fluid on the track. This caution doubles as the final race break.
Penalty: Nick Sanchez will drop to the rear as he exceeded the time clock for his pit stop.
Green, Smith leads into turn one. Caruth and Jones run side by side for 2nd. Caruth to 2nd on the outside!
52 to go, Zachary Tinkle spins and the caution is out.
Green, Smith and Caruth run side by side into turn one. Smith picked the outside lane as as Caruth gets loose off turn four, Smith holds the lead.
21 to go, Brandon Jones works alongside Caruth. He drives right by and quickly opens the gap.
19 to go, Smith leads Jones by 2.9 seconds.
10 to go, Jones has closed the gap to just 1 second.
9 to go, Ashton Higgins is around and into the inside wall, the caution is out.
Green, Smith nearly clears Jones into turn one but he doesn’t shut the door. Jones works to his inside off turn two. Jones drives it deep to the bottom in turn three and he gets loose. Smith holds the lead.
Sammy Smith wins at Bristol Motor Speedway!
Bristol Motor Speedway
September 15, 2022
Pos | Driver
1. Sammy Smith
2. Brandon Jones
3. Taylor Gray
4. Rajah Caruth
5. Daniel Dye
6. Jesse Love
7. Connor Mosack
8. Andres Perez de Lara
9. Ashton Higgins
10. Jake Finch
11. Ron Vandermeir Jr
12. Taylor Gray
13. Andy Jankowiak
14. Nick Sanchez
15. Greg Van Alst
16. Tanner Lira
17. Michael Lira
18. Toni Breidinger
19. DL Wilson
20. Zachary Tinkle
21. Stephanie Moyer
22. Christian Rose
23. AJ Moyer
24. Brad Smith
25. Mason Diaz
26. Justin Carroll
27. Conner Jones
28. Leland Honeyman
29. Alex Clubb
30. Tim Monroe
31. Amber Balcean
ARCA Menards Series