NASCAR and Bristol Motor Speedway officials announced today that the race field for Sunday's Food City 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race will be set by championship points.

NASCAR also announced that Friday practice schedules for each of the three series featured here this weekend have been updated. The K&N Pro Series will now practice from 1-1:55 p.m., the XFINITY Series practice will be held from 2-2:55 p.m. and practice for the Monster Energy Cup Series will be held from 3-3:55 p.m.

Food City Family Race Night will be held as scheduled, rain or shine, from 4-9 p.m. in the Bristol Motor Speedway hospitality area. The event will be headlined tonight by NASCAR legends Richard Petty, The Wood Brothers, Kyle Petty, Larry McReynolds, Richard Childress, and current stars Ryan Blaney, Elliott Sadler and William Byron.

The schedule for Saturday and Sunday is unchanged. Gates open Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

Tickets are available for the Food City 500 weekend by visiting or calling (855) 580-5525. Tickets for the Food City 500 start at just $59 for adults and $10 for youth (12 and under). A two-day package, which includes admission to the XFINITY Series Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300/K&N Series Zombie Auto 150 doubleheader and the Food City 500 begins at $89 for adults and $10 for youth (12 and under).