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"That's Just Bristol" Blog

It’s race week in Bristol! And while NASCAR visits a bunch of different tracks, I truly believe race week here is like no other.

 

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It's all in a day

Monday, August 15, 2011

Today is August 15 – and in the it’s-a-small-world department, let’s roll with today’s stream-of-conscious blog.

August 15, 1965 marked what many refer to as the origins of the stadium rock concerts when the Beatles played to an estimated crowd of 60,000 at Shea Stadium. Two of the songs in their set were “Help!” and “I’m Down”, which, ironically, often are emotions felt during and after races at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Back In Bristol

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Yes, Bristol fans are arriving early in advance of August Race Week and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race.

I had a chance to spend a couple minutes with Dave Stafford, from W.Va., and discussed what he enjoys doing before race week as well as his feelings towards Bristol Motor Speedway!

 

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Yeah... It's crunch time!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Nope, I can’t say I’m an adrenaline junkie; not even close to the thrill seekers we saw here last Saturday with the Team FMX freestyle motocross guys.

But trust me, I do know when the adrenaline kicks in. For me, and many of my cohorts here at Bristol Motor Speedway, it’s when we look up and see that the calendar says, “August 1.”

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