Jay Bush, the great-grandson of Bush Brothers & Company founder A.J. Bush, will present the Bush's Beans Pole Day award at Bristol Motor Speedway, April 17, 2015. Pole Day for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will kick-off the Food City 500 race weekend.

"Having grown up in Knoxville, when we had a chance to partner with the iconic Bristol Motor Speedway, it seemed like a dream come true," said Jay Bush, Bush's brand ambassador. "It is important to us that Bristol has deep roots in East Tennessee, much like our company. I am so excited to see qualifying up close and am honored to present the Bush's Pole Day award to the winner."

Jay Bush is well known for his role with his best friend Duke, the fun loving talking golden retriever, in the popular Bush's Baked Beans television commercials.

"Bush's Beans is a great partner from here in East Tennessee and we are looking forward to having Jay Bush join us for Bush's Beans Pole Day," stated Jerry Caldwell, executive vice president and general manager for Bristol Motor Speedway.

Bush's Grillin' Beans are available at the Bush's Trackside Cafes and concession stands throughout the grandstands during the Food City 500 weekend.

Advance tickets for Bush's Beans Pole Day, Friday, April 17, are just $10 for adults. The price increase to $15 on race week. Children 15 years old and under are free with a paying adult. The day includes NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' Food City 500 practice and qualifying, along with practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series.

To purchase tickets to Bush's Beans Pole Day and all weekend race activities, visit BristolTix.com or call (855) 580-5525.