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Apr 13
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2015 Bristol Motor Speedway NASCAR (April) Weekend Track Event Schedule

2015 Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY 2015 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR XFINITY SERIES NASCAR K & N PRO SERIES-EAST EVENT SCHEDULE Thursday, April 16th 7:00 AM NKNPS-E HAULERS PARK 7:30 AM 5:00 PM NKNPS-E REGISTRATION OPEN 8:15 AM 6:30 PM NKNPS-E GARAGE OPEN 8:30 AM NKNPS-E CREW CHIEFS MEETING 11:00 AM TRACK SERVICES MEETING 11:30 AM NKNPS-E ROOKIE & SPOTTER ... FULL STORY »

Tracks continue safety enhancements

Food City 500 Logo The management of the half-mile Bristol Motor Speedway–another track in O. Bruton Smith’s Speedway Motorsports Inc. empire–also has updated its SAFER system. Jerry Caldwell, BMS’ executive vice president and general manager, announced in early April that SMI engineers recently secured ... FULL STORY »

FOOD CITY 500 From Bristol Motor Speedway Honors Broadcaster Steve Byrnes

FOX Sports Media Group Logo In recognition of FOX Sports broadcaster Steve Byrnes’ courageous and ongoing battle with head-and-neck cancer, FOX Sports, in coordination with Bristol Motor Speedway, Speedway Motorsports Inc. (SMI), Stand Up To Cancer and NASCAR, is naming the April 19 NASCAR SPRINT ... FULL STORY »

BMS Announces Bill Goldberg As Pre-Race Host For Food City 500

Actor/Professional Wrestler, Bil Goldberg (Right) Poses with Pace car/Former NASCAR Driver Brett Bodine (Left) - Photo Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images Legendary Pro-Wrestler and Actor to Emcee Unique Driver Introductions BRISTOL, Tenn. (April 6, 2015) – Bristol Motor Speedway announce fan-favorite Bill Goldberg will serve as the pre-race host for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500, April 19. The legendary ... FULL STORY »

Bristol Motor Speedway Introduces New Battle At Bristol Ticket Information And Priority Points Program

Bristol Motor Speedway Logo New Initiative Gives Priority to Loyal Customers BRISTOL, TENN. (March 31, 2015) – In an unprecedented move for a motorsports facility, Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) has constructed a new platform to ensure their most loyal customers - as determined by longevity ... FULL STORY »

Bush’s Beans Expands Partnership with Bristol Motor Speedway

Bristol Motor Speedway Logo BRISTOL, TENN. (March 12, 2015) - Bush Brothers & Company, based in East Tennessee, has expanded their partnership with Bristol Motor Speedway. In addition to renewing their Aug. 19, Bush’s Beans 150 Whelen Modified Series race entitlement, they become the ... FULL STORY »

Two of Comcast’s Premier Brands – Comcast Business & XFINITY – Sponsor Carl Edwards and Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015

Comcast Business Carl Edwards Rendering Comcast Business to be primary paint scheme during KOBALT 400 in Las Vegas and Food City 500 in Bristol; XFINITY to be primary during Sylvania 300 in New Hampshire and Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 in Martinsville PHILADELPHIA – March 2, 2015 ... FULL STORY »



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Old Crow Medicine Show Headlines the AutoTrader Pre-Race Concert at BMS
Posted 02.13.15
BRISTOL, TENN., Feb. 13, 2015 - Hot on the heels of collecting their second Grammy, Old Crow Medicine Show isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, when Old Crow visits Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS), the World’s Fastest Half-Mile, on April 19 for the AutoTrader Pre-Race Concert, race fans at the ...FULL STORY »
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#ITSAPRILBABY!
Posted 08.22.14
Bristol Motor Speedway Announces New April 19, 2015 Race Date for the Food City 500 BRISTOL, Tenn. (August 22, 2014) – Fans of Bristol Motor Speedway have been heard. After considerable fan feedback, Bristol Motor Speedway announced Friday the 2015 Food City 500 weekend will move toApril 17-19. Since 2005, the Food City 500 has been held ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Kellogg's / Frosted Flakes Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after taking the checkered flag under caution to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Don’t read too much into four different winners in the first four Sprint Cup races
Posted 03.18.14
Before we travel too far down the path of wrong thinking, there's one thing followers of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing should understand -- namely, that there is little statistical significance to the fact that four different drivers have won the first four races of the season. It's seductive to think ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Kellogg's/Frosted Flakes Ford, celebrates with a backflip after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Carl Edwards Wins At Rain-Plagued Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 03.16.14
Despite a mysterious caution with two laps to go, Mother Nature reared a downpour that saved Carl Edwards late-race dominance from being evaporated at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, allowing him to win Sunday’s Food City 500. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Edwards’s teammate earned a career-best second place finish, while Richard Petty Motorsports’ ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Mears and GEICO Team Perservere Through Issue at Bristol
Posted 03.16.14
BRISTOL, TN (March 16, 2014) - Coming into the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway tied for 16thin the point standings, Casey Mears and the #13 GEICO team looked to rebound from a challenging weekend in Las Vegas.  They got off to a great start, logging the eighth-fastest time in the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith\Getty Images
Truex Jr. Has Strong Run Until Taking a Bristol Hit
Posted 03.16.14
BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 16, 2014) – A late-race hit spoiled a solid run by Martin Truex Jr. in Sunday’s rain-delayed Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. As the race was winding down, Truex’s No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet got clipped on the right rear, which triggered a chain ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 03.16.14
Carl Edwards captured the 22nd NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of his career with today’s victory. Today’s win is Ford’s 620th all-time series victory and the 134th for Roush Fenway Racing. Edwards’ third Bristol win ties him with Fred Lorenzen and Kurt Busch, who each won three times at this track for Ford. This marks ...FULL STORY »
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, races Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Nationwide Insurance Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Chevrolet SS Driver Tony Stewart Earns Best Finish of Season at Bristol
Posted 03.16.14
Stewart Finishes Fourth in Rain Marred Food City 500 BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 16, 2014) – In a race plagued by inclement weather for the entire day and into the evening, the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway was shortened by 2.5 laps when the skies opened-up again and forced Round 4 of ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 03.16.14
Denny Hamlin (sixth) was the highest-finishing Toyota in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Bristol Motor Speedway that was won by Carl Edwards after two delays for rain throughout the event. Hamlin started the race from the pole and led a total of four laps (of 503) at the ...FULL STORY »


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