Race: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Pinty’s Dirt Race
Track: Bristol Motor Speedway
Saturday, March 27, 2021 Sunday, March 28, 2021 Monday, March 29, 2021
8:00 PM ET 9:00 PM ET 12:00 PM ET
Green Flag Time:
8:08 PM ET 9:08 PM ET 12:02 PM ET
Broadcast: FS1 (TV) — MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR (Radio)
Stage 1: 40 laps — Stage 2: 50 laps — Stage 3: 60 laps
To The Rear: 10 – Jennifer Jo Cobb (Unapproved Adjustments)
Missed the Show: 3 – JR Heffner (Withdrew), 39 – Ryan Newman, 62 – Jessica Friesen, 83 – Trevor Collins
Stats and Information
2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Driver/Team Chart
Pre-Race Driver Standings
Heat Race Starting Lineups
Heat Races Canceled by Weather
Race Starting Lineup
- Friday, March 26th — 3:03 PM ET — Practice 1 on FS1
- Friday, March 26th — 5:35 PM ET — Final Practice on FS1
Saturday, March 27th — 4:30 PM ET — Heat Race 1 (15 Laps) on FS1 Saturday, March 27th — 4:45 PM ET — Heat Race 2 (15 Laps) on FS1 Saturday, March 27th — 5:00 PM ET — Heat Race 3 (15 Laps) on FS1 Saturday, March 27th — 5:15 PM ET — Heat Race 4 (15 Laps) on FS1 Saturday, March 27th — 8:00 PM ET — Race (Stages 40/90/150 Laps = 75 Miles) on FS1
- Sunday, March 28th — 9:00 PM ET — Race (Stages 40/90/150 Laps = 75 Miles) on FS2
Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Pinty’s Dirt Race at Bristol will be most likely the most unpredictable race of the 2021 season. Sure, the trucks have raced on dirt in recent year at Eldora, but Bristol is much faster, has much higher banking, and should be a real test to the drivers and their ability on dirt.
Obviously, Stewart Friesen has to be considered a favorite as his career is steeped in dirt experience. One of Friesen’s two-career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victories have come on dirt, as he won the 2019 Truck Series race at Eldora.
However, Friesen will have extra motivation on Saturday as he will be racing for bragging rights in his own home. That’s right, his wife Jessica Friesen will attempt to make the show as well.
Mike Marlar, JR Heffner are among the dirt specialists in the field, and both drivers will start from the pole of their respective Heat races.
Another intriguing pick to possibly win this thing is rookie contender Hailie Deegan. Deegan has won in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West competition on the dirt. While this is a much more intense field, skill wise, that experience could come into play.
There will be several NASCAR Cup Series drivers attempting to get more experience for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Dirt Race at Bristol as well.
Bubba Wallace, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr., Daniel Suarez, Kyle Larson, Chas Briscoe and Ryan Newman are the full-time NCS drivers who will attempt to make the field for this race.
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