Bristol Faces ‘Paramount Challenge’ Preparing for NASCAR on Dirt

Unlike 20 years ago when Bristol Motor Speedway’s concrete surface was first covered with clay, there are all sorts of simulation programs designed to make ambitious projects like this one all the more tenable. It will need to be, because this time it’s more than just the World of Outlaws at Thunder Valley, with this iteration of the Bristol Dirt Track needing to consider the requirements of a 250-lap NASCAR Cup Series race. Tall task. BY MATT WEAVER, Auto Week For the next two months, the iconic Tennessee half-mile will host numerous…

Erik Jones – No. 20 STANLEY Toyota Camry Preview (NCS) – Food City Presents Supermarket Heroes 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway

No. 20 STANLEY Toyota Camry News and Notes: JONES AT BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Erik Jones will make his seventh NASCAR Cup Series start at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 31, 2020 for the ninth race of the 2020 season. In his previous six starts at the track, his best finish was in 2017 during his rookie season when he won his first Cup Series pole and led 260 laps before finishing second to Kyle Busch. In the Xfinity Series, Jones has six starts with two wins in 2016 and 2017.…

Brandon Jones – No. 19 Menards/Pelonis Toyota Supra Race Advance – Bristol Motor Speedway (NXS)

No. 19 Menards / PELONIS Toyota Supra News and Notes: NASCAR UPDATE:  Due to travel and setup challenges, NASCAR announced that the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) Cheddar’s 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway has been moved to Monday, June 1 at 7 p.m. ET. IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Jones and the 19 Menards/Pelonis team head to the last great colosseum, Bristol Motor Speedway. This will be Jones’ 10th NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) career-start on the 0.533-mile high-banked concrete oval. Jones is locked into the playoffs. He is coming off a strong run at Charlotte…

On This Date in NASCAR History…

Sunday, April 5, 1992 – On this day in history, NASCAR Hall of Famer Alan Kulwicki stretched his short track muscles leading 282 of 500 laps and winning from the pole in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. One of just two wins during his famous championship 1992 season (Bristol-1, Michigan-1).

NASCAR Classic Full Race: Jeff Gordon vs. Rusty Wallace, Round 2 : 2002 Bristol Motor Speedway

Relive Round 2 of Gordon vs. Wallace as Jeff Gordon delivers the second of two famous bump-and-runs against Rusty Wallace and his No. 2 crew at Bristol Motor Speedway. Tune in for the race, stay for the post-race interviews.

NASCAR Classic Full Race: Jeff Gordon vs. Rusty Wallace, Round 1 : 1997 Bristol Motor Speedway

Relive Round 1 of Jeff Gordon vs. Rusty Wallace at Bristol Motor Speedway. This was the first time the Blue Deuce and the Rainbow Warrior got together at the ‘Last Great Colosseum’ with Gordon and the 24 coming out on top.

Bristol Motor Speedway Welcomes the Bandit Big Rig Series

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn., March 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The most exciting race series on oval tracks is planning a repeat performance at Bristol Motor Speedway. After wowing the crowd during their exhibition race last October, fans were left asking for more – and The Bandits have answered the call. The Bandit Bristol Battle is set for Saturday, October 12th which will also serve as the season finale race where the 2019 Points Champion will be crowned. Few people have ever witnessed semi-truck racing at nearly 100 miles-per-hour on the world’s fastest half-mile track –…