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NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bristol Night Race schedule, TV times

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Cars race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Aug. 25, 2012 in Bristol, Tenn.

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  • 2014 Sprint Cup driver standings
  • 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Schedule
  • Points Standings

    Sprint Cup

    (Wins in parentheses)

    1. Jeff Gordon (3)816

    2. Dale Earnhardt Jr. (3)813

    3. Brad Keselowski (3) 733

    4. Joey Logano (2)714

    5. Matt Kenseth709

    6. Kevin Harvick (2)687

    7. Jimmie Johnson (3)686

    8. Carl Edwards (2)679

    9. Ryan Newman679

    10. Clint Bowyer672

    11. Greg Biffle660

    12. Kasey Kahne651

    13. Austin Dillon638

    14. Kyle Larson636

    15. Kyle Busch (1)620

    16. Marcos Ambrose616

    17. Paul Menard614

    18. Brian Vickers598

    19. Jamie McMurray596

    20. Denny Hamlin (1)589

    21. Aric Almirola (1)556

    22. AJ Allmendinger (1)556

    23. Kurt Busch (1)543

    24. Casey Mears543

    25. Tony Stewart537

    26. Martin Truex Jr.516

    27. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.476

    28. Danica Patrick445

    29. Justin Allgaier400

    30. Michael Annett364

    31. David Gilliland357

    32. David Ragan332

    33. Cole Whitt325

    34. Reed Sorenson300

    35. Alex Bowman283

    36. Josh Wise281

    37. Ryan Truex174

    38. Travis Kvapil144

    39. Michael McDowell140

    40. Terry Labonte77

    41. Jeff Burton58

    42. Bobby Labonte54

    43. Parker Kligerman54

    44. Michael Waltrip48

    45. Juan Pablo Montoya47

    46. Alex Kennedy47

    47. Dave Blaney45

    48. David Stremme43

    49. David Reutimann37

    50. Brett Moffitt32

    Nationwide

    1. Chase Elliott (3)752

    2. Regan Smith (1)740

    3. Ty Dillon (1)739

    4. Elliott Sadler (1)739

    5. Brian Scott707

    6. Trevor Bayne704

    7. Chris Buescher601

    8. Brendan Gaughan (1)601

    9. Ryan Reed570

    10. James Buescher567

    Truck

    1. Johnny Sauter487

    2. Matt Crafton (2)479

    3. Ron Hornaday Jr.470

    4. Ryan Blaney463

    5. Darrell Wallace Jr. (2)454

    6. German Quiroga433

    7. Joey Coulter425

    8. Timothy Peters414

    9. Ben Kennedy412

    10. Jeb Burton393



This week’s race

Irwin Night Race

What: 500 laps (266.5 miles)

Where: Bristol Motor Speedway, a .533-mile high-banked, concrete oval in Bristol, Tenn.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

TV: ABC (WAXN, Ch. 64 in Charlotte)

Radio: Performance Racing Network

Last year’s winner: Matt Kenseth

Also this week: Food City 250, Nationwide Series, Bristol Motor Speedway, 7:30 p.m. Friday, ESPN.

Worth mentioning: With his win at Michigan, Jeff Gordon reclaimed the lead in the Sprint Cup Series points standings and holds a two-point advantage over Dale Earnhardt Jr. Brad Keselowski is third, Joey Logano fourth and Matt Kenseth is fifth. Of the five, Kenseth is the only one without a win so far this season.

Who’s Hot/

Who’s Not

HOT

Jeff Gordon: Three wins this season. Is it 2001 again?

Jimmie Johnson: Finally turned one of his bad days into a good one.

Chris Buescher: Welcome NASCAR’s newest winner.

Johnny Sauter: Right now, the Truck series championship looks to be a battle between ThorSport Racing teammates.

Jeff Burton: Could not have a better substitute for Tony Stewart.

Greg Biffle: His 10th-place finish ensured Roush Fenway Racing teams wouldn’t be locked out the Top 10 for the second time this season.

NOT

Kyle Busch: Has finished 39th or worse in three consecutive races.

Brad Keselowski Racing: Need some stronger glue to keep the splitters on the noses of their trucks.

Danica Patrick: She’s 28th in points. One year ago, she was 27th. Improvement?

Jim Utter

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