BUSCH: Mark Green Ready for Bristol bullring

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-With last weeks NASCAR Busch Series action taking place at the two-mile Michigan Speedway, this weeks scenery could not be any different as teams prepare to step into the bullring at the legendary Bristol Motor Speedway for...

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-With last weeks NASCAR Busch Series action taking place at the two-mile Michigan Speedway, this weeks scenery could not be any different as teams prepare to step into the bullring at the legendary Bristol Motor Speedway for the Food City 250. Friday night's race will mark the second time that the Busch Series has raced on the track this season, with the first race being held on March 25. In their first meeting of the season at Bristol, Mark Green and the Superflo/HMV Motorsports team faired well with an 11th place qualifying run and finishing 13th in the race. "We are anxious to get to Bristol since it will be the first repeat track of the season," commented Jeff Hensley, HMV Motorsports team manager. "We are taking the same car we ran well with in the spring, so we should be even better this time around since we can apply what we learned in the spring to this weekend." If history continues, the Food City 250 is guaranteed to be a bullfight with 43 racecars rubbing fenders the entire way around the half-mile, high banked oval. "Bristol is a true bullring track," explained Mark Green, driver of the Superflo Chevrolet. "The high degree banking in the turns allows the cars to get around the track a lot quicker than on other short tracks, which can make it confusing for the driver by not know which turn you're going into. "Bristol is the type of track that you either have a good day and run well or have a bad day and wreck," continued Green. "Just staying out of trouble is a feat in itself." HMV Motorsports (Hensley Racing), based in Ridgeway, Va., is the only NASCAR Busch Series team that has competed full time in the series since its inception in 1982. HMV Motorsports is owned by Hubert Hensley, along with partners Mac Martin and Tim Vargo. The Food City 250 will be televised live on ESPN with coverage beginning at 7:00 p.m. EST. PRN Radio will also broadcast the race live beginning at 6:45 p.m.

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Mark Green , Tim Vargo