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Food City 500 Schedule

Sunday, March 17, 2024 3:30 PM 6:00 PM
NASCAR Cup Series

The Food City 500 on Concrete is back. Racin' the way it oughta be is back. Get ready, because vintage NASCAR short track racin' is back.

Schedule

Monday

March 11, 2024
10:00 AM Bristol Owned Campgrounds Open (Medallion, Landing, Dragstrip) Campgrounds
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Ticket Office Open The Bruton Smith Building
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Guest Services Open The Bruton Smith Building
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Speedway World Souvenir Store Open The Bruton Smith Building

Tuesday

March 12, 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Ticket Office Open The Bruton Smith Building
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Guest Services Open The Bruton Smith Building
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Speedway World Souvenir Store Open The Bruton Smith Building

Wednesday

March 13, 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Ticket Office Open The Bruton Smith Building
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Guest Services Open The Bruton Smith Building
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Speedway World Souvenir Store Open The Bruton Smith Building

Thursday

March 14, 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Ticket Office Open The Bruton Smith Building
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Guest Services Open The Bruton Smith Building
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Speedway World Souvenir Store Open The Bruton Smith Building

Friday

March 15, 2024
9:00 AM Ticket Office Opens The Bruton Smith Building
9:00 AM Guest Services Opens The Bruton Smith Building
9:00 AM Speedway World Souvenir Store Opens The Bruton Smith Building

Saturday

March 16, 2024
9:00 AM Ticket Office Opens The Bruton Smith Building
9:00 AM Guest Services Opens The Bruton Smith Building
9:00 AM Speedway World Souvenir Store Opens The Bruton Smith Building
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM NASCAR Credentialing Open **Minors Prohibited in the Garage Area** NASCAR Trailer next to South Building
10:00 AM Garage/ Infield Gates 9 & 13 Open Speedway
10:00 AM BMS Parking Lots Open BMS Parking Lots
10:00 PM BMS Tram Service Begins Accessible Lots and Tram Stops
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Garage Opens Infield
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Inspection Infield
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM NASCAR Cup Series Garage Opens   Infield
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Inspection Infield
12:00 PM BMS Fan Zone Opens Fan Zone  Entrance #1
12:00 PM Guest Welcome Village Open Fan Zone Entrance #1
1:00 PM Guest Service Booths (Outside Locations) Open See Guest Guide Maps for locations
1:30 PM Track Services Meeting Fire and Safety Building
2:00 PM Ticket Booths (Outside Locations) Open Booths 4, 9, 13 & 16
2:00 PM Spectator Gates  ( 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 13, 15, Elevator Towers C & E, Stairwell 2) Open  See Guest Guide Maps for locations
2:00 PM Suite Gates (7, 10 & 18) Open See Guest Guide Maps for locations
2:00 PM Guest Service Booths (Inside Locations) Open See Guest Guide Maps for locations
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM TV Exhibition Runs Speedway Track
3:00 PM - 3:40 PM Bush's Beans Practice for Weather Guard Truck Race (2 groups timed - 15 minutes) Speedway Track
3:40 PM - 4:30 PM Bush's Beans Qualifying for Weather Guard Truck Race (Groups A & B Single vehicle/2 Laps-2 Rounds) Speedway Track
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM Bush's Beans Practice for Food City 500 Race (2 groups timed - Grp A 20 min-Grp B 15 min.) Speedway Track
5:50 PM - 7:00 PM Bush's Beans Qualifying for Food City 500 Race (Groups A & B Single vehicle/2 Laps-2 Rounds) Speedway Track
7:20 PM NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Grid Access open to Properly Credentialed Guest (end of Anthem) Pit Road Infield
7:30 PM NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Driver Introductions Infield
8:00 PM (Approx) Start of the Weather Guard Truck Race (Stages 65/130/250 Laps = 133.25 Miles) Speedway Track
10:00 PM (Approx) St. Patrick's Day Party with Spank (80's Cover Band) Food City Fan Zone Stage

Sunday

March 17, 2024
9:00 AM Ticket Office Opens The Bruton Smith Building
9:00 AM Guest Services Opens The Bruton Smith Building
9:00 AM Speedway World Souvenir Store Opens The Bruton Smith Building
9:00 AM BMS Parking Lots Open BMS Parking Lots
9:00 AM BMS Tram Service Begins Accessible Lots and Tram Stops
9:00 AM BMS Fan Zone Opens Fan Zone Entrance #1
9:00 AM Guest Welcome Village Open Fan Zone Entrance #1
10:00 AM Guest Service Booths (Outside Locations) Open See Guest Guide Maps for locations
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM NASCAR Credentialing Open **Minors Prohibited in the Garage Area** NASCAR Trailer next to South Building
10:00 AM Ticket Booths (Outside Locations) Open Booths 4, 9, 13 & 16
10:30 AM Spectator Gates  ( 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 13, 15, Elevator Towers C & E, Stairwell 2) Open  See Guest Guide Maps for locations
10:30 AM Suite Gates (7, 10 & 18) Open See Guest Guide Maps for locations
10:30 AM Garage/Infield Gates 9 & 13 Open
10:30 AM Guest Service Booths (Inside Locations) Open See Guest Guide Maps for locations
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM BMS Fan Track Walk Speedway Track
11:30 AM NASCAR Cup Series Garage Opens   Infield
2:00 PM NASCAR Grid Access Open to Properly Credentialed Guests (End of Anthem) (Pit Road)
2:45 PM NASCAR Cup Series Driver Introductions Infield Stage
3:30 PM Food City 500 Race NASCAR Cup Series Race (Stages 125/250/500 Laps = 266.5 Miles) Speedway Track