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Bristol Motor Speedway

Bristol, Tennessee


Bristol Motor Speedway - Track Information

Length .533 mile; oval 
Banking
Turns- 36 degrees
Straights- 16 degrees
Ticket Info and Location
(423) 764-1161

Located on Volunteer Parkway, off of I-81 south of Bristol, Tennessee

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Jeff's History At Bristol

Race Date Start Finish Notebook
August 20, 2016 11 11 Ran as high as 2nd. Battled handling.
August 22, 2015 24 20 Two unscheduled pit stops in final 110 laps.
April 19, 2015 23 3 Battled back from 2 laps down after loose wheel.
August 23, 2014 2 16 Struggled with handling and pit road mistake.
March 16, 2014 6 7 Battled back from early damage on pit road.
August 24, 2013 32 7 Running 3rd on final restart with 47 to go, faded back.
March 17, 2013 11 34 Blown tire while leading with 110 laps to go.
August 25, 2012 11 3 Ran in the top-15 all night. Played pit strategy to finish strong.
March 18, 2012 4 35 Contact with Dale Earnhardt Jr on lap 360 resulted in a wreck.
August 27, 2011 4 3 Led more than 200 laps. Fell to 5th on final four-tire pit stop.
March 20, 2011 7 14 Car seemed better in the mid-stages. Battled tight handling.
August 21, 2010 26 11 Handling issues - never a factor for the lead.
March 21, 2010 5 14 Tight handling dropped to 21st in mid-stages. Older tires toward the end.
August 22, 2009 33 23 Ran as high as 8th. Loose handling after mid-stages and contact w/Denny Hamlin, lost 2 laps.
March 22, 2009 10 4 Handling became tight on longer runs.
August 23, 2008 3 5 Ran in the top-five all night. Had nothing for Carl Edwards or Kyle Busch.
March 16, 2008 2 11 Tight handling all day. Barely stayed on the lead lap.
August 25, 2007 18 19 Mid-race chassis adjustments killed the car. Lost a lap on an ill-timed caution flag later.
March 25, 2007 1 3 First race in "Car of Tomorrow." Battled handling problems early. Good on long runs.
August 26, 2006 13 5 Led mid-stages. Tight handling condition hindered efforts later.
March 26, 2006 11 21 Running 3rd, spun by Matt Kenseth on the final lap.
August 27, 2005 2 6 Mid-race chassis struggles dropped him to 23rd. Avoided wrecks and worked through race traffic for a 6th place finish.
April 3, 2005 4 15 Went 2 laps down early, got back on the lead lap. Running 3rd when late race steering problems forced him to pit road.
August 28, 2004 1 14 Battled a tight condition most of the night. Black-flag penalty with 100 laps to go ended his chances at a top-five finish.
March 28, 2004 2 9 A mental error during a round of green flag pit stops put him a lap down with 150 laps to go. Made up the lap and gained track position by staying out during late race cautions.
August 23, 2003 1 28 Running third when a cut tire shuffled him back to 17th with 70 to go. Moved up to 12th but got caught in a chain-reaction crash five laps later.
March 23, 2003 2 9 Got caught two laps down when a caution came out during a round of green flag pit stops with 125 laps to go. Made up one lap but ran out of time.
August 24, 2002 1 1 Worked his way from ninth to second in the final 130 laps. Used a bump pass on Rusty Wallace to take the victory with three laps to go.
March 24, 2002 1 31 Led from the pole. Spun on his own in turn two on lap 158 and damaged the rear of the car.
August 25, 2001 6 3 Led the most laps but faded on long runs. Tony Stewart passed for the win with 67 laps remaining.
March 25, 2001 15  4 Moved into the top five late in the race. Contact with Tony Stewart entering turn three on the final lap sent Stewart spinning which resulted in a post race altercation on pit road.
August 26, 2000 2 23  
March 26, 2000 3 8 Hit a tire on pit road.
August 28, 1999 4 4 The Intimidator strikes on the last lap. Jeff weaves around wrecked race cars on the backstretch.
April 11, 1999 2 6 Spin in turn two. Spring race winning streak snapped at four.
August 22, 1998 7 5  
March 29, 1998 2 1  
August 23, 1997 2 35 Wreck on the backstretch
April 13, 1997 5 1 Last lap pass on Rusty Wallace
August 24, 1996 2 2  
March 31, 1996 8 1 Gordon leads when it counts and the race is called due to rain
August 26, 1995 4 6 Terry Labonte wins with a wrecked race car courtesy of Dale Earnhardt
April 2, 1995 2 1 Jeff's first top 15 finish at Bristol is a victory
August 27, 1994 12 32   
April 10, 1994 4 22  
August 28, 1993 8 20  
April 4, 1993 21 17 Weekend was overshadowed by the death of 1992 Winston Cup champion Alan Kulwicki-- gone too soon.


Career Stats At Bristol
Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles
47 5 17 25 5


Bristol Breakdown

Average Start 7.5
Average Finish 12.3
Victories - 5 August 2002
March 1998
March 1997
March 1996
April 1995

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