Bristol II: Jamie McMurray preview

FAST FACTS McMurray has seven starts at the famed .533-mile short track. His best finish came in August 2003, where he finished third. Good Luck? The Sharpie Ford Fusion has won four of the last five Sharpie 500's at Bristol Motor...

FAST FACTS

McMurray has seven starts at the famed .533-mile short track. His best finish came in August 2003, where he finished third.

Good Luck? The Sharpie Ford Fusion has won four of the last five Sharpie 500's at Bristol Motor Speedway.

In seven starts at Bristol Motor Speedway, McMurray averages a 15.9 start and a 16.3 finish.

McMurray on racing at Bristol Motor Speedway: "I definitely enjoy racing at Bristol, especially the fall night race. It's one of those races that all the fans and the drivers certainly look forward to. This weekend will be really cool for the 26 team with us running the Sharpie paint scheme. I know in the past, the Sharpie paint scheme has brought some good luck to drivers at this track. Hopefully, for our Sharpie team this weekend, the same will hold true. We had a decent run last weekend at Michigan, although I wish we had run better. Hopefully this weekend, we will be able to prove how strong this team really is and how ready we are for our first win of the season."

Crew Chief Bob Osborne on racing at Bristol Motor Speedway: "Bristol is one of the race tracks where anything can happen. It is very easy to get caught in someone else's wreck. I enjoy setting up for Bristol -- it is your classic short track. In the past, I know Jamie has some success at Bristol, so hopefully that will be a building block for this weekend. In the last two weeks, this 26 team has moved up three spots in the 'points', which is great for our team and our success moving forward. I hope we will continue to have these good runs and continue to move up in the point standings."

-credit: roushracing.com

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jamie McMurray