Bristol Motor Speedway Tickets (Bristol Tickets)
One thing you can be sure of when you buy Bristol Motor Speedway Tickets is a loud, exciting race. Bristol Motor Speedway, in addition to being ranked one of the largest sports venues in the world with a 165,000 capacity, is also consistently ranked as one of the loudest. Bristol motorway races are well known for frequent collisions, and generally have a high occurrence of yellow flag caution laps and contact between race cars. The Bristol Motor Speedway was featured in Days of Thunder, a 1990 racing film starring Tom Cruise, and served as the basis for the design of the racetrack used in the opening scene of 2006's Cars.
The Bristol Motor Speedway was first constructed in 1960 in Bristol, Tennessee and soon after hosted its first NASCAR race on July 30, 1961. Since then, the popular racetrack has been known by several names, including the Bristol International Raceway and Bristol Raceway. The short track is only about .533 miles long, with four turns. Four popular events drive Bristol Motor Speedway tickets sales each year, including the Spring Nationwide 300 and Food City 500 in March and the Food City 250 and Irwin Tools 500 in August.