Bristol Motor Speedway

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Safety at Bristol Motor Speedway

Safety at Bristol Motor Speedway is enhanced by Steel and Foam Energy Reduction (SAFER) barriers on all four turns, the oval, and the inside retaining wall of the backstretch. With enough seats for more than 122,000 guests, Bristol Motor Speedway is equipped to handle the roaring crowds it attracts on professional race days.

Racetrack Specifications

Completed: 1961

Length: .5333 miles

Shape: Qval

Banking: 24-30° turns, 6-10° straightaways

Straightaways length: 650 feet

Seating capacity: 160,000


Bristol Motor Speedway
Bristol Motor Speedway
151 Speedway Boulevard
Bristol, TN 37620


Sprint Cup Series events: 500 Laps (266.5 miles) Nationwide Series events: 300 Laps (159.9 miles); 250 Laps (133.25 miles) Camping World Truck Series events: 200 Laps (106.6 miles) Whelen Modified Series events: 150 Laps (79.95 miles)



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