The BRS Night Race presented by WD-40 was a Monster Energy Ford Fusion NASCAR Cup race held at the legendary Bristol Motor Speedway in January, 2009. This year's BRS Night race, also presented by WD-40, was an exciting one with a number of exciting racing cars to watch.
The BRS Night race, as the name implies, is a race that occurs at the legendary Bristol Motor Speedway and it is run on the track on Saturday nights and Sunday's. It is a great event for both the NASCAR and Verizon IndyCar Series as it is held during the winter months. The race began in 1988 and was then moved to fall in order to accommodate daytime television coverage for the sport.
The BRS Night race was a thrilling event as it featured a number of exciting racing cars. Among those on the start line that day were Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Kasey Kahne, and Kurt Busch among others. The race was broadcasted on ESPN and ABC affiliates. The event ended with the top five finishers in each class going head to head.
As with any other night race at the famed Bristol Motor Speedway, there were a number of cars that ran into trouble along the course. Among them was Kurt Busch, who lost control of his car after turning left onto the first turn and ended up in the grass and had to restart. Also, on the start line were Jeff Gordon, who lost control of his car while on lap three of the race when he left the track to check on the flagstick. Another wreck occurred when Brad Keselowski made contact with Matt Kenseth's car while he was coming out of Turn 3.
In the later stages of the race, the lead changed hands multiple times but ultimately the race went to Kurt Busch's car who then claimed victory over Graham Rahal. in what would be the final race of Brad's two-year stint at Bristol as a driver for Stewart-Haas Racing. For Gordon, he was able to secure a spot in the final four and will now battle with eventual winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the ultimate championship.
This is only the second race that will take place at the legendary Bristol Motor Speedway this season and it will definitely bring a lot of excitement to the track. NASCAR fans. The race will also feature a new race car for the series which will be driven by former Nationwide Series champion, Kurt Busch. who will be representing the defending champion, Carl Edwards?