Here’s a look at how the Playoff drivers have fared at Bristol:
Sheldon Creed made one start at Bristol last year and started 24th and finished sixth for GMS Racing.
Austin Hill will make his fifth start at Bristol on Thursday night. He has one top 10 in those starts coming last season. He started eighth and finished 10th.
Zane Smith has never made a start at Bristol in his career. Thursday night will be his debut.
Brett Moffitt has made three starts in his career at the track. He started from the pole in 2019 and won the race. He has one win, five top fives and two top 10s in three starts. He has an average start of 7.7 and an average finish of 7.0.
Grant Enfinger will make his fourth start on Thursday night. He has two top fives and three top 10s at Bristol. His best finish was fourth in 2017. In 2019, he finished fifth.
Ben Rhodes has five starts at the track with one top fives and four top 10s. His best finish of fifth was in 2017. However, he hasn’t finished outside of the top 10 in his last three starts. He has an average stat of 5.6 and average finish of 11.8.
Matt Crafton will make his 18th start on Thursday. He has four top fives and 11 top 10s to his name. He’s led 129 lap and has an average finish of 10.5. Last season, he finished seventh. On two occasions, he has finished second (2009, 2017).
Christian Eckes will make his track debut this weekend.
Todd Gilliland will make his third start at Bristol. He has one top five and one top 10. Last season, he finished ninth and in 2018, he finished fifth. He has an average finish of 7.0.
Tyler Ankrum has made one start at Bristol and it was last season. He started fifth but finished 20th.