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Bristol Motor Speedway

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Map of Bristol Motor Speedway

Map of Bristol Motor Speedway

Logo Courtesy of NASCAR

Location:

151 Speedway Blvd

Bristol, TN

Ticket Information:

Speedway ticket office (423) 764-1161

If you are looking for other ticket options you might also be interested in How To Buy Bristol Tickets or this review of where the best seats are at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Track Layout:

.533 Mile long

24 degrees in turns

6 - 10 degrees of banking on the straight

Important Track Dates:

  • 1961 - Track Built
  • 1961 - First NASCAR Race
  • 1969 - Track Changed to Current Size
  • 1978 - First Night Race
  • 1992 - All-Concrete Surface
  • 2007 - Track reconfigured with progressive banking
  • 2012 - Progressive banking removed. Return to one-groove

Owner:

Speedway Motorsports Inc. (Bruton Smith)

Racin' The Way It Ought'a Be:

The August race at Bristol Motor Speedway is the toughest ticket to get in all of NASCAR and there is a reason for that. The tight high-banked half-mile concrete oval is pure racing excitement.

The high speeds and close quarters makes for a lot of pushing and shoving on the track, and sometimes in the pits. Adrenaline (and tempers) run high as often the only way to pass is to shove the guy in front of you out of the way.

If you've never been to Bristol you simply have to see it in person at least once in your life. There's nothing else like it.

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