Stewart Freesen adds a cup race on his Bristol dirt track weekend – Motorsports

Friesen, who was already scheduled to compete in the March 27th track series race on the Bristol Dirt Track, has also added the March 28th Cup Race to his schedule.

With over 300 wins in the dirt-modified race, Freesen will make his series debut in the No. 77 Chevrolet in the cup race, competing for Spire Motorsport.

The cup series dirt race is the first race in more than 50 years. The .533 mile highly banked concrete Bristol (Tennessee) Motor Speedway has been converted to a soil surface with a 19 degree bank in the corner and a 50 foot wide race surface.

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“It’s the pinnacle of motorsport in North America. As a race fan, I’ve always dreamed of participating in the Cup series,” Friesen said. Freesen, 37, said: I’ve known him for several years since I worked with him at GMS Racing.

“In addition to Kevin, the entire Spire Motorsports Group was very welcoming. From the track dirt experience at Eldora, there are some things that can be applied to the cup car. Very competitive in Bristol. I hope that. “

Friesen, who won the track series twice, is currently sixth in the series rankings, and his Halmer Friesen racing organization has already two cars in the Bristol track race for his wife Jessica Friesen, who is a widespread dirt racing enthusiast. I am planning to field the eye track. Background.

“Stewart Friesen is an outstanding racing driver and his soil pedigree speaks for itself,” said TJ Petil, co-owner of the Spire team. “I’ve seen Stewart very interesting over the last few years. He won the NASCAR Camping World Track Series Dirt and Pavement and feels like a good driver to be in 77th place on the Food City Dirt Race.

“He is a very talented driver, working on the job and checking all the checkboxes. He is excited to debut the NASCAR Cup Series in our car and he does a good job. I’m sure. “

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Stewart Freesen adds a cup race on his Bristol dirt track weekend Stewart Freesen adds a cup race on his Bristol dirt track weekend

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