Heading to Bristol for the IRWIN Tools Night Race this August? Thinking about visiting Thunder Valley and marking this legendary event off your "Bucket List?" Recent trends in gasoline prices indicate your trip will be a little easier on the wallet.

Mid-week here in the Bristol region shows gas prices among the lowest in the country, dipping below $3.00. Across Tennessee some prices are as low as $2.85 per gallon.

With oil costs expected to drop even more over the coming weeks, it certainly bodes well for race fans driving to Bristol Motor Speedway for August Race Week and its events.

Check out the following sources for additional regional fuel pricing information.

Bristol Motor Speedway's August Race Week begins with the Wednesday Night Doubleheader (Aug. 22) featuring the Camping World Truck Series 200 and Whelen Modified UNOH Perfect Storm 150. That's followed up with the Nationwide Series Food City 250 on Friday (Aug. 24), and then the IRWIN Tools Night Race takes center stage on Saturday (Aug. 25).

For tickets and information, we invite fans to contact us toll-free by calling 1.866.415.4158. Fans also may visit BristolTix.com for ticket purchasing options.