FILE - Bristol Motor Speedway has transformed the half-mile concrete track into a dirt track, in Bristol Tenn., in this Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, file photo.  Bristol, once one of the toughest tickets in sports, trucked 23,000 cubic yards of dirt into its famed bullring to transform the facility and host NASCAR's first Cup race on dirt in 70 years on Sunday, March 28.  (David Crigger/Bristol Herald Courier via AP, File)

NASCAR to play in the dirt for the first time since 1970

FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2009, file photo, American Sprint Car Series driver Jessica Zemken, now Jessica Friesen, smiles a rain delay at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen auto race in Watkins Glen, N.Y. If Jessica Friesen, successfully qualifies for her first NASCAR national series event, she will join husband Stewart Friesen in the field for the Truck Series race Saturday night, March 27, 2021, at Bristol Motor Speedway. The Friesens would be the first husband and wife to compete in the same NASCAR event since 1998. (AP Photo/ David Duprey)

Marital bliss: Stewart and Jessica Friesen enter Bristol

FILE - A crew member pours a sports drink over Kevin Harvick, from Bakersfiield, Calif., as he is interviewed in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cracker Barrel 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., in this March 11, 2001, file photo. Harvick returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway for the 20th anniversary of his emotional first Cup victory.(AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)

Harvick reflects on anniversary of emotional Atlanta victory

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Pole-sitter Harrison Burton (20) stands next to his car before the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Friday, April 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Rain pushes finish of Xfinity race at Martinsville to Sunday


FILE - In this March 24, 2019 file photo, NASCAR Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski greets fans during driver introductions prior to the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at the Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va.   Keselowski didn’t get the finish he hoped for last weekend of April 4, 2021, when NASCAR’s Cup Series ran on the dirt at Bristol Motor Speedway, but the 2012 champion didn’t dwell too long on his 11th place finish. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Keselowski, Truex eager for more success at Martinsville


Josef Newgarden climbs into his car during testing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Thursday, April 8, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Castroneves starts getting acclimated to new team, color

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves felt a little out of place Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.