Chris Buescher Earns a NASCAR Cup Series Triumph at Bristol

BRISTOL, TENNESSEE – SEPTEMBER 17: Chris Buescher, driver of the #17 Fastenal Ford, is presented the Bristol Motor Speedway trophy by Johnny Morris, founder and CEO of Bass Pro Shops in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 17, 2022, in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Chris Buescher earns a NASCAR Cup Series triumph at Bristol Motor Speedway in the Bass Pro Shops Night Race on Saturday night.

BRISTOL, Tenn. – With Chase Elliott pursuing him relentlessly for the final 50 laps, Chris Buescher held on to win Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motors Speedway, becoming the 19th different NASCAR Cup Series driver to win this season.

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Pondering this Thought: Are NASCAR Drivers ‘Professional’ Race Car Drivers?

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – APRIL 02: Ty Gibbs, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, and John H. Nemechek, driver of the #18 Safeway Toyota, race during the NASCAR Xfinity Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway on April 02, 2022, in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Pondering this Thought: Are NASCAR Drivers ‘Professional’ Race Car Drivers? A commentary with questions to help clarify thoughts on the subject.

Be careful about jumping to a conclusion. Presented here are a few questions to help clarify your answer. In reality, however, the answer is totally up to the drivers and how they see themselves within the elite series of NASCAR.

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