Friday, April 21 11:30am –11:30pm
DATES: April 21-23, 2017
RACE NAMES: Friday Fan Friday – Practice and Qualifying
Saturday Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 – NASCAR Xfinity Series race
Zombie Auto 125 – NASCAR K&N Pro Series race
Sunday Food City 500 – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series raceFan Friday starts at 11:30am when cars hit the racing surface at the World’s Fastest Half Mile during a practice session for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) Food City 500. Xfinity Series practice begins at 1:00pm, with the Food City 500 qualifying starting at 4:45pm. Food City Family Race Night, a free fan event that features driver autograph sessions, live entertainment and giveaways, starts at 4:00pm inside Bristol’s Hospitality Village and continues until 9:00pm. The Speedway Children’s Charities Spring Race 5k will also take place on Friday, April 21 starting at 7:30pm.
Saturday, April 22 1pm, 4pm
Bristol becomes the proving ground for the Xfinity Series’ Dash 4 Cash race during Saturday’s double-header race day. First, the rising stars of motorsports compete in a three stage race battling for the $100,000 bonus prize during the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300. The surface of the World’s Fastest Half Mile won’t have time to cool off before the K&N Series superstars take on the high banks of Bristol in the Zombie Auto 125 where they will fight for their own bragging rights.
Sunday, April 23 2:00pm
The 2017 Food City 500 will mark the 25th anniversary of the Food City sponsorship at Bristol Motor Speedway. Food City has now become the second longest running sponsor in the NASCAR sport. Clint Bowyer calls it “Awesome”… Dale Jr says “there’s no other place like it”… and Rowdy swears racin’ at Bristol is “no different than throwing a bunch of fighter jets into a blender and pressing go”. That’s the atmosphere and excitement that will surround drivers and teams as they battle it out on Bristol’s high banks for the Food City 500 trophy. Bristol’s unique style Driver Introductions begins at 1:20pm, followed by the start of the Food City 500 at 2:00pm.
Ticket Office: 423-BRISTOL or toll free 866-415-4158
Online: bristolmotorspeedway.com, bristoltix.com