The Nationwide Series visits Bristol Motor Speedway this Friday night, August 23rd for the Food City 250, and Kyle Busch Motorsports driver Parker Kligerman is hoping to improve on what are already good finishes in his previous Nationwide Series starts in “Thunder Valley” – but when you’ve finished ninth all three times, it’s natural to want to progress.
In addition to those three Nationwide Series finishes, Kligerman also has two Camping World Truck Series top 10s in two starts: 10th in 2011 and second in last year’s race. He’ll be in the No. 77 Toyota Camry on Friday night.
"Obviously, Bristol has been good to me - I've always had good runs there,” said Kligerman on the KBM website. “I think every race between trucks and Nationwide I've finished in the top 10. It's an exciting place and I enjoy going there. The night race is probably one of my favorite races of the whole year and when you go into a race with such a good attitude it helps. To improve is something that we've worked on all year by being consistent - taking care of our car and making improvements to it throughout the race to try and be at our best when it comes to the end of the race. Eric (Phillips, crew chief) and I feel like we have done a good job of that as of late, things just haven't gone our way and we haven't got the finishes that we deserve because of issues that weren't of our own doing, Hopefully, we can turn that around and get a top-five finish at Bristol."
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