Reed Sorenson will make his second start with the No. 43 Flying J Ford team this weekend at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Filling in for the injured Michael Annett, Sorenson will compete in his 12th Nationwide race and 22nd NASCAR race at the World's Fastest Half Mile.
Previously, Sorenson compiled three top-10s in his Nationwide starts, including a third-place finish in his track debut in 2005. With one race under their belts, Sorenson and the Richard Petty Motorsports Nationwide team have a better understanding of how each other work and can hit the ground running at the .53-mile track.
Comments from Pilot Flying J Ford Mustang Driver Reed Sorenson:
"We didn't have as much practice time going into the race last weekend with the rain. I felt like we gelled pretty quickly, but it takes some track time to really get to know each other. Going into this weekend, I feel like Philippe and the crew have a better idea of what I am looking for in the car and I know how...