Bristol II: Jamie McMurray preview

Fastest Half-Mile History: McMurray will be making his 16th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend. His best start was third in the Spring 2007 event. His best finish is also third at this event in 2003 with...

Fastest Half-Mile History: McMurray will be making his 16th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend. His best start was third in the Spring 2007 event. His best finish is also third at this event in 2003 with Chip Ganassi. McMurray has six top-10 starts, one top-five finish, five top-10 finishes and zero DNF's (96.6% of laps completed) at the "World's Fastest Half-Mile."

McMurray Visit's Virginia: McMurray and Richmond International Raceway are teaming up to promote the upcoming Air Guard 400. McMurray will spend today, Tuesday, August 17 in Virginia beginning in Norfolk touring F-22's and the Langley Air Force Base. McMurray will then head to Richmond to the G-Force Karts facility to participate in a go-karting and Q&A Session with media and fans.

In the Points: McMurray and the No. 1 team remained in 15th-position in the NSCS points standings, just 105 points out of 12th- the cutoff to the Chase.

CHASSIS INFO

No. 1 Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats Chevrolet (NSCS): Chassis #803. Crew Chief Kevin "Bono" Manion has elected to bring chassis #803 to Bristol this weekend. The chassis was last used in the 2009 season at both Pocono events and the second Auto Club Speedway event finishing 18th, 19th and 22nd. This chassis was also tested in June at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.

-source: egr

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Jamie McMurray , Chip Ganassi