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BMS general manager and fans react to rumors about spring race date change Video included


You might have heard the rumors that the wishes of NASCAR fans for a spring race date change at Bristol Motor Speedway have been granted.For years, the March weather for the Food City 500 has been unpredictable even to the point of a snow-covered track.Bristol Motor Speedway has asked NASCAR for the date to be later in the spring and we've recently heard reports the race will be changed to mid-April.“We are still in conversations with NASCAR nothing's been finalized yet, and as soon as we hav... More>>

NASCAR will announce 2015 schedule soon

2015 Bristol Spring race moving to April is reporting Monday night the date for the 2015 NASCAR spring sprint cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway will be moved to April 19th. Track officials have expressed in the past they would rather be a little later in the year because colder temperatures in March have taken its toll on attendance. NASCAR officials are expected to officially announce the full 2015 Sprint Cup schedule soon More>>

Bristol bracing for Bass Pro and race week traffic


In just a few days drivers across the Tri-Cities can expect to share their roadways with thousands more vehicles.After months of planning, the long-awaited Bass Pro Shop is set to open Wednesday night. This is one of the biggest stores the franchise has ever opened, and will feature a bowling alley and a large aquarium.But the big draw next week, racing returns to the Bristol Motor Speedway. NASCAR fans will flock to our region for a taste of high speed entertainment.With all the excitement s... More>>

Dierks Bentley to rock Bristol Motor Speedway

Country superstar Dierks Bentley will rock Bristol Motor Speedway during August race week.

Dillon worked out with head coach Butch Jones

NASCAR driver Austin Dillon on Tennessee campus Video included

NASCAR Crew Chief and Tennessee Volunteer Fan Gil Martin relies on Vol Nation to fire up his Rookie Sprint Cup Series Driver Austin Dillon for Bristol Motor Speedway’s IRWIN Tools Night Race. Dillon, driver of the No. 3 for Richard Childress Racing, is on the bubble to make the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship. He will spent Thursday morning touring the Anderson Training Center and Neyland Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus with Vols head coach Butch Jones. More>>

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