Everything you need to know about the night race at Bristol

Saturday night's Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway is race No. 23 of 36 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.

After a wild XFINITY Series race on Friday night, tonight's race at the "World's Fastest Half-Mile" is sure to promise much of the same.

Here is everything you need to know about the race:

Green flag:

8:19 p.m. ET


6:30 p.m. ET: "NASCAR RaceDay" (FS2)

8 p.m. ET: Sprint Cup Series Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

12:30 a.m. ET: "NASCAR Victory Lane" (FS1)

Race distance: 500 laps, 266.5 miles

Track size: .533-mile concrete oval

Grid size: 40 cars

Forecast: Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon, 50 percent chance of PM rain, high of 81 degrees

National anthem: MRO Children

Grand Marshal: Johnny Morris, Founder of Bass Pro Shops

Flyover: 2-T-38s from Langley Air Force Base, Virginia

Defending race winner: Joey Logano

Front row: Carl Edwards and Denny Hamlin

Starting lineup: