Michael Annett Bristol Preview

Michael Annett has nine NXS starts at Bristol Motor Speedway with three top-10 finishes and a best finish of sixth in 2011.

The Iowa native has completed 99.5 percent of laps attempted at the northeast Tennessee speedway with an average finish of 14.0.

This weekend marks the second Dash 4 Cash race of the season. In 2012, Annett won the Dash 4 Cash at Indianapolis taking home the $100,000 bonus.

Bristol is a home race for primary sponsor Pilot Flying J, with its corporate headquarters located 100 miles south in Knoxville, Tenn.

Quote: “I have always enjoyed racing at Bristol Motor Speedway, it is just a fun place to race. High banking, two and three-wide racing, and surrounded by fans is what we as drivers love. Our Pilot Flying J team have made some great strides here in the last couple of weeks and we are going to continue to improve as we head to northeast Tennessee for a race I always have circled on my schedule.”

About Pilot Flying J: Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers in North America, is committed to connecting people and places with comfort, care and a smile at every stop. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Pilot Flying J has more than 750 retail locations, 44 Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Centers and 43 Boss Shops all of which accept MyRewards loyalty cards, Pilot Flying J’s loyalty rewards program. The Pilot Flying J network provides drivers with access to more than 70,000 parking spaces for trucks, 4,900 showers and more than 5,000 diesel lanes offering Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the pump. Pilot Flying J is currently ranked No. 14 on Forbes' list of America's Largest Private Companies. Visit www.pilotflyingj.com for more information.