NASCAR Hall of Fame: Fred Lorenzen
Two of his five career Sprint Cup wins at Thunder Valley came in 2009 Kyle Busch is the last driver to have completed a sweep of the Sprint Cup Series events at Bristol Motor Speedway . He did so in 2009, leading 446 of a possible 1,003 laps en route to the sweep. Busch is not the only driver to sweep both Sprint Cup events at Thunder Valley. Others that have done so: Fred Lorenzen (1964), David Pearson (1968), Bobby Allison (1972), Cale Yarborough (1974, 1976, 1977), Richard Petty (1975), Darrell Waltrip (1981, 1982, 1983), Dale Earnhardt (1985, 1987), Rusty Wallace (2000) and Kurt Busch (2003).
26-time race winner's inclusion in the Class of 2015 well-deserved
Nominee for 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame class
A statistical look ahead to the night race at Bristol
Matthew Dillner explores the garage in Bristol as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams prepare for practice.
Richmond native scored only win at NASCAR's top level in 1981