Bristol Motor Speedway

Bristol Motor Speedway, formerly known as Bristol International Raceway and Bristol Raceway, is a NASCAR short track venue located in Bristol, Tennessee. Constructed in 1960, it held its first... Wikipedia

  • Location:  151 Speedway Boulevard, Bristol, Tennessee 37620
  • Time zone:  UTC−5 / −4 (DST)
  • Capacity:  153,000
  • Owner:  Speedway Motorsports, LLC
  • Operator:  Speedway Motorsports, LLC
  • Broke ground:  1960
  • Opened:  1961
  • Construction cost:  $600,000
  • Architect:  Carl Moore, Larry Carrier, R. G. Pope
  • Former names:  Bristol International Speedway (1961–1977), Bristol International Raceway (1978–1995)
  • Major events:  NASCAR Cup Series, Food City Dirt Race, Bass Pro Shops Night Race, NASCAR Xfinity Series, Food City 300, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Pinty's Dirt Truck Race, UNOH 200, NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Thunder Valley Nationals, NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, ARCA Menards Series East, Zombie Auto 150, U.S. Nationals of Short Track Racing, Battle at Bristol (NCAA Football)
  • Surface:  Concrete
  • Length:  0.533 mi (0.858 km)
  • Turns:  4
  • Banking:  Turns: 26–30°, Straights: 6–10°
  • Lap record:  0:12.742 (Brian Gerster, 2011, Must See Racing X-treme Speed Classic)
  • Surface:  Clay
  • Length:  0.533 mi (0.858 km)
  • Turns:  4
  • Banking:  Turns: 22–24°, Straights: 9°
  • Lap record:  0:13.326 (Sam Hafertepe Jr, 2021, World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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