Located in Northeast Tennessee in the town of Bristol, Bristol Motor Speedway is a legendary NASCAR short-track nicknamed The Last Great Colosseum for its epic battles and Roman-like architecture. Its features steep banking, an all-concrete surface and stadium-like seating that heighten its popularity among fans and participants. The speedway is among the largest sporting venues in the world. In addition to the speedway, Bristol has a .25-mile dragstrip that hosts an annual NHRA event, the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. Nicknamed Thunder Valley due to its location and scenery, the dragstrip hosts all three additional national touring NHRA series, plus other weekly and monthly events. Two of the premier facilities on the NASCAR and NHRA circuits and home to the most popular Sprint Cup events in the USA, the Food City 500 and IRWIN Tools Night Race, in April and August respectfully. To get tickets, call toll-free (877) 415-5330 or go to http://www.BristolTix.com.
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