The Food City Speedway in Lights 5K presented by Fleet Feet will return for its milestone 10th year on Sunday, Nov. 8, inviting a limited number of participants to be the first to see the region's largest and most tradition-rich holiday lights display as they run along the route that will circle all around the BMS property, including past the historic Bristol Dragway before crossing the Home Trust Bank Finish Line inside the infield of the iconic high-banked half-mile speedway.
Jerry Caldwell, Bristol Motor Speedway executive vice president and general manager, issued the following statement regarding the proposed Bristol, Virginia casino project with Hard Rock International at the former Bristol Mall property.
As part of Bristol Motor Speedway’s 60th anniversary celebration in 2021, a throwback challenge will be issued to the Gladiators in the NASCAR Cup Series by The Last Great Colosseum as the iconic half-mile bullring in Northeast Tennessee will be transformed into a state-of-the-art dirt racing facility for the Food City race on March 28.
Trevor Noles raced to victory in the 100-lap Super Late Model feature Saturday at the Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway. Josh Brock (Pro Late Model), Brett Hudson (Street Stocks) and Tom Gossar (Compacts) also were feature winners in their categories at the fourth annual short track event at The Last Great Colosseum.
Entering its fourth year, the Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals at iconic Bristol Motor Speedway is quickly becoming one of the favorite events of the season for many Late Model drivers. This weekend many of stock car racing’s rising stars will get to race on the same track that NASCAR Cup Series stars battled on last weekend during the Playoffs. Kevin Harvick held off Kyle Busch to win the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race on Saturday, Sept. 19.