Bristol Motor Speedway Event Tickets
Bristol tickets are available for races at one of the most popular tracks on the NASCAR schedule. The Bristol Motor Speedway is a 0.533 high-banked oval race track located at 151 Speedway Blvd., Bristol, TN 37620. The track opened in 1961 as Bristol International Speedway and hosted its first NASCAR Cup Series race in the same year. In addition to motorsports, the track has hosted NFL and NCAA college football games inside of the infield of the track.
The colosseum-like grandstands that encircle the entire track hold up to 162,000 people, making it the fourth largest sporting venue in the United States. The track record at the speedway was set by Brian Gerster in 2011, at an average lap speed of 150.588 miles per hour. The size and speed of the track has earned it numerous nicknames including, the Last Great Colosseum, the World’s Fastest Half-Mile and the Bullring. Don’t miss a lap of the wheel-to-wheel action and secure your Bristol tickets today!
Bristol Motor Speedway Seating Chart
Bristol Motor Speedway’s seating is a colosseum-like bowl that can hold 162,000 spectators during NASCAR Cup Series races. The various sections of seating are named after NASCAR legends and famous racing families. The front stretch in front of the start/finish line is named after the famed Allisons and the entry to turn 1 is named after David Pearson. The middle of turns 1 and 2 are named after Alan Kulwicki, with the Wallace Tower stacked on top. The exit of turn 2 and the back stretch feature sections named after Richard Petty, Cale Yarbrough, Junior Johnson and Jeff Gordon, with the Dale Earnhardt Terrace located above those sections. Turns 3 and 4 entirely belong to Darrell Waltrip, who holds the record for Cup Series wins at the track with 12 victories.
TicketSmarter’s interactive seating map will help you locate the perfect seats at the speedway. Click on any upcoming race and the filter tool will help you sort all available ticket options by price, section and row, without having to visit the ticket office.
Bristol Motor Speedway Schedule
Bristol Motor Speedway typically features two appearances by the NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series, once in the spring and once in the fall. Both Cup races are 500 laps while both Xfinity races are 300 laps. The spring dates feature the Xfinity Series competing on a Saturday afternoon with the Cup Series on Sunday afternoon. The fall race weekend includes an additional 200-lap Gander Outdoors Truck Series race and an ARCA 150-lap race.
The fall weekend is considered to be the most popular ticket out of the two, with each series racing under the lights on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. The Cup Series Night Race is famous for door banging, spark flying, bumper-to-bumper racing where tempers flare between drivers.
How much are Bristol Motor Speedway tickets?
Ticket prices will fluctuate depending on the event and where your seats are located. On average, the cost to attend a live event at Bristol Motor Speedway is $179.44. Seats located in the back of the venue are always the cheapest option and can cost as low as $32.00 a ticket. Premium seating with unobstructed views of the event can go for as high as $825.00 for a seat near the action.
How many events are coming to Bristol Motor Speedway?
Bristol Motor Speedway has 9 exciting live events scheduled.
Who is playing at Bristol Motor Speedway?
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series: Weather Guard Truck Race and NASCAR Cup Series: Bass Pro Shops Night Race are scheduled to come to the Bristol Motor Speedway.
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series: Weather Guard Truck Race Bristol Motor Speedway tickets March 16th, 2024 at 8:00pm
NASCAR Cup Series: Bass Pro Shops Night Race Bristol Motor Speedway tickets September 21st, 2024 at 7:30pm
What time does Bristol Motor Speedway open?
The Bristol Motor Speedway doors usually open 45 minutes before the event on March 16th, 2024 at 8:00pm. Guests should arrive at the venue 30 - 60 minutes early to find parking near the venue.
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Bristol Motor Speedway Upcoming Events
# of Tickets Available
Average Ticket Price
Mar 16, 2024 8:00PM
Mar 17, 2024 3:30PM
Jun 28, 2024 3:30AM
Jun 28, 2024 12:00PM
Jun 29, 2024 12:00PM
Sep 19, 2024 3:30AM
Sep 19, 2024 6:30PM
Sep 20, 2024 7:30PM
Sep 21, 2024 7:30PM