Parking and Shuttles

North Lot Premium Parking


  • 2-day Parking (Saturday/Sunday)– $100
  • Food City 500 (Sunday)–$75
  • Cheddar's 300 Presented By Alsco/ Zombie Auto 150 (Saturday)– $50


  • 2-day Parking (Friday/Saturday)
  • Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (Saturday)–Waitlist
  • Food City 300 (Friday)– $50
  • UNOH 200/ Bush’s Beans 150 (Thursday)– $25

Parking is first-come, first-served.  Space saving is not permitted.  If you would like to park together, you must arrive together.

Speedway Parking

Speedway Parking, on the corner of White Top Rd and Highway 394, is a BMS operated, paid parking lot.  Pre-purchased parking passes are available through the ticket office. 
  • Thursday - Free
  • Friday - $10
  • Saturday - $20
  • Friday/Saturday Combo - $25

Parking will still be free in this lot on Thursday only.

Shuttle picks up at stop adjacent to Highway 394

Free Parking

BMS operates one free public parking area on Highway 394 at White Top Creek Park. Shuttle service for this area is located at the corner of Copperhead Road and Sweet Knobs Trail. Overnight parking is not allowed.

Parking on BMS Property

Parking on BMS Property requires either a BMS-issued parking permit or a state-issued accessible parking permit (placard or license plate). Drivers using only a state-issued permit must enter the property at the Bristol Dragway entrance on Hwy 394.

All other permit holders should use the entrance designated in print on the bottom of the permit.

We also strongly recommend you view our Traffic & Directions page, and we remind you that, due to traffic congestion immediately following an event, you may be directed to utilize an alternative route when exiting.

Overnight parking is not permitted on BMS property.

Special Needs/Accessible Parking


August Only: BMS also operates a paid parking lot, BMS North. The parking area is located just north of the speedway, past Exide Dr. on Hwy 11E (Volunteer Parkway). Cost is $10. Overnight parking is not allowed. 


All public motorcycle parking is located at Sweet Knobs Trail adjacent to The Landing Campground (off Hwy 394). TDOT rules regarding motorcycles must be adhered to on BMS property, including helmets.


Satellite Parking allows guests to park away from the track and travel via shuttle bus to avoid congested driving conditions. Shuttles will leave BMS approximately 45 minutes after the race.



PLEASE NOTE: The below details regarding parking areas not owned by Bristol Motor Speedway are provided as information only. Prices and details are for NASCAR weekends unless otherwise noted. BMS is not responsible for the accuracy of the information, and no endorsement of the facilities should be implied.

Race Lodging, LLC providing RESERVED PARKING at Raceday Center just across the road from Bristol Motor Speedway.  Book online at or call 423-764-5454

Finish Line Parking, Copperhead Road and Hwy. 394, Bristol, TN 37620 - 423.646.5977

Bos Campground 3324 HWY 390, Bluff City, TN 37618, 423-391-0971


BMS offers several modes of transportation FREE OF CHARGE for patrons needing assistance moving about the facility.

BMS has shuttle bus transportation to and from designated parking areas located on Hwy 394 that include Speedway Parking and Whitetop Creek Park. See Transportation Map

Tram service offers transportation along routes surrounding the track. See Transportation Map

Golf cart transportation is available for guests needing special assistance throughout the BMS parking areas as well as wheelchair-accessible transportation around the track. Inquire at Guest Service Booths for more information. See Transportation Map

These services are limited to the BMS facility only, providing patrons with the ability to move to and from almost any area on the BMS property.