Short Track U.S. Nationals returns to BMS in 2018
For the second consecutive season, the world's best short track racers will descend upon The Last Great Colosseum when Bristol Motor Speedway again hosts the Short Track U.S. Nationals, May 18-20.
The second annual running of the signature event will be sanctioned by five different racing organizations and brings together six elite short track racing categories to compete on the high banks of The World's Fastest Half-Mile in one spectacular weekend of action.
"Last year's Short Track U.S. Nationals showcased an epic weekend of competitive racing in six different categories," said Jerry Caldwell, executive vice president and general manager at Bristol Motor Speedway. "Seeing the best-of-the-best in the short track racing world take to the signature high banks of Bristol was a sight to behold. We anticipate this to be an even better event in 2018."
Champion Racing Association powered by JEGS (CRA), who took the lead sanctioning role in developing this event, will be co-sanctioning the Super Late Model race with the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS, The CARS Super Late Model Tour (CARS) and the Southern Super Series (SSS). CRA also will oversee the action for the crate late model event with their JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour presented by Chevrolet and the Street Stocks with their Lawrence Towing/CRA Street Stock Series. The CARS officials will oversee the Late Model Stock portion of the event with their CARS Late Model Stock Tour. The compacts will be organized and overseen by the Vore's Compact Touring Series while the Modified portion of the weekend will be sanctioned by a
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Specific details of the event regarding daily schedules, additional racing information, parking and more will be released in the coming weeks.
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Racers should follow the websites of the appropriate sanctioning bodies for more news and information as details are released.