Food City 500

Food City 500
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Food City 500

Sunday, April 23, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
Starts In:29day 22hour 48min 54sec04/23/2017 02:00 PM

The Food City 500 is the cornerstone event of the 2017 Spring race weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, and one of the most anticipated events on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule.

Tickets for Adults start at $59 while Kids Tickets (12 & under) are ONLY $10.

Ticket Pricing and Information

SEASON (Four-Day Package - BEST)    Adult Youth*
Thunder Alley $149 $20
Wallace Tower $175 $20
Aluminum Grandstand $250 $20
Allison Grandstand $255 $20
Red Terrace $335 $20
Earnhardt Terrace $355 $20
Spring 2-Day Package Adult Youth
Thunder Alley $89 $10
Wallace Tower $104 $10
Backstretch Aluminum $135 $10
Other Aluminum $135 $10
Allison Grandstand $140 $10
Red Terrace $174 $10
Earnhardt Terrace $184 $10
Spring Cup  Adult Youth
Thunder Alley $59 $10
Wallace Tower $80 $10
Aluminum $98 $10
Allison Grandstand $103 $10
Red Terrace $130 $10
Earnhardt Terrace $138 $10
Spring Xfinity Adult Youth
Thunder Alley $35 FREE
Wallace Tower $50 FREE
Backstretch Aluminum $50 FREE
Other Aluminum $62 FREE
Red Terrace $72 FREE
Earnhardt Terrace $77 FREE
Pole Day Adult Youth*
General Admission $15 FREE
iBelong Member FREE FREE

*On FREE Kids Tickets, a ticket is required for each child.  So please call the ticket office for assistance to get your child or children their reserved seat for these events. Thank you!

Seating Chart

Season Ticket Information

When it comes to tickets, your best option is the iBelong Season Ticket Package.


So, what is the iBelong program? 

It’s our fan affinity program exclusive only to those who buy April & August Cup and XFINITY races as a season package, and it comes with more than 25% in ticket savings and a wealth of benefits.

Watch this video to learn EVEN MORE about the iBelong Season Ticket Holder program.

Kids Tickets

NEW FOR 2017 

  • FREE Kids tickets for XFINITY, Camping World Truck Series, and Pole Day!
    * With paid Adult ticket. Ages 12 & Under. Everyone must have a ticket. 
  • Kids tickets for NASCAR Sprint Cup events are $10
    *With paid Adult ticket. Ages 12 & Under. All seats are reserved. Kids must have a ticket.

It's time to plan your 2017 Bristol family weekends now as this is a MASSIVE difference from years past!

For example, a child can get a 2017 season package for only $20! That's 6 days of track activity for just twenty bucks.

Plus with our FREE Kid's Zone and all the fun activities around property, it'll be a great experience for your young NASCAR fan!

So... Bring your kids to The Last Great Colosseum and make lasting memories with the Bristol family in 2017!

As always, we are here to help with any questions you have. We're happy to explain the new Kids pricing with you!

We'd love to hear from you. Feel free to call us toll-free 1-866-974-1643. We're open  7 days a week for your convenience.

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Park and Ride




Satellite parking allows guests to park away from the track and travel via shuttle bus to avoid congested driving conditions.  Guests parking in these lots will be provided shuttle service to BMS at a cost of $20 per person round trip.  Reservations required

Reservations for the Food City 500 on Sunday, April 23, 2017 can be made by calling the ticket office at 866-415-4158 or by visiting the website at .  Space is limited so call today to make your reservation. 

Park and Ride locations include:

  • Bristol, VA: Sugar Hollow Park, 3600 Lee Highway, between exits 7 and 10 off I-81.  

Pick up time – 10:30 am 

  • Johnson City, TN: ETSU, Lot #9, corner of West State of Franklin and University Parkway. 

 Pick up time – 10:30 am 

  • Kingsport, TN: Sullivan North High School, 2533 N. John B. Dennis Highway.

Pick up time – 10:30 am 

  • Blountville, TN: Sullivan Central High School, Exit 66, I-81 at 113 Shipley Ferry Road. 

                Pick up time – 10:30 am 

FYI….. Post-event park and ride shuttles will depart approximately 45 minutes after the race. 


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Event News

Date Headline
03/24/17 BMS officials use track prep techniques to bolster lower groove racing at The Last Great Colosseum
03/20/17 NASCAR Auto Club Race Coverage
02/23/17 NASCAR Drivers Enthusiastic About New Race Formats
02/16/17 Travel tips to make your Bristol NASCAR weekend a winner
02/16/17 BMS Unveils Race-Stage Details For Food City 500 Weekend
02/14/17 BMS Kids Club Getting Set For New Season
02/09/17 BMS & Food City highlight 25th anniversary of race entitlement with special in-store ticket offer
02/08/17 5 Tips To Make The Most Of Your Camping Experience
02/01/17 Food City 500 Memorable Moments are pure Bristol: great side by side racing, crunched metal, flared tempers and dramatic finishes
01/24/17 Statement from BMS GM Jerry Caldwell on 2017 NASCAR race format enhancements
01/11/17 Statement from BMS GM Jerry Caldwell regarding Carl Edwards' announcement
01/04/17 Winner Of The "Ringing In The New Year" Promotion Announced
12/01/16 Statement From BMS GM Jerry Caldwell Regarding NASCAR's New Entitlement Partner
10/11/16 Be Bristol's Guest In Vegas: BMS Giving Away Trip Of A Lifetime Prize Package To One Lucky Winner
10/03/16 Truex Jr. Dominates in Dover
09/19/16 Truex Jr. Draws First Blood in the Chase
09/12/16 Food City Serving Up More Football In Bristol
09/12/16 Bristol Construction Cam
08/29/16 Speedway Motorsports Put Fans, Families First with $10 NASCAR Cup Series Kids' Tickets at All Eight Facilities Beginning in 2017
08/20/16 Austin Dillon Claims Overtime Victory In Food City 300