BASS PRO SHOPS NRA NIGHT RACE AT BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY
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Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Tickets
Location: Bristol, Tenn.
Racetrack: Bristol Motor Speedway
Sponsor: National Rifle Association
Bass Pro Shop NRA Night Race TicketsThe Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race has grown into one of the biggest NASCAR events in the US. This late-season race comes to a fevered pitch once the sun sets over Bristol. More than 40 drivers navigate their cars through the half-mile oval course at breakneck speeds. The NRA Night Race features several bumps, runs and spinouts. It's not uncommon to even see a few fistfights. That's how intense and competitive this race is. Over the years, all-time greats like Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Sr., Richard Petty, Kevin Harvick and Mark Martin have all had their share of wild finishes. You can experience the roar of the engines coming from the four 30-feet tall-by-63-feet wide, high-definition, 540,000-watt stereo screens. Grab your Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race tickets at StubHub.
What is the history of Bristol Motor Speedway?Constructed in 1960, Bristol Motor Speedway is the third-largest sports venue in the United States. Since the first NASCAR race was held in 1961, Bristol has grown into one of the most popular tracks on the NASCAR circuit. The Bristol Motor Speedway is equipped with many distinctive features that add to its notoriety. Because of the high banking, the track is known for a high number of wrecks and near misses. The combination of track congestion and vehicle power is often compared to "flyer jets in a gymnasium." Over the last 60 years, several greats have raced at Bristol. Depending on the driver, they either love or hate it.
How big is the Bristol Motor Speedway?Bristol Motor Speedway's track is approximately 0.533 miles in length and has four turns. The track was converted from its original 1960 0.5-mile length to the current length in 1970. The venue holds approximately 162,000 fans. Due to the shortness of the track, drivers are forced to go at much lower speeds. This phenomenon has contributed to several wrecks. The concrete track has a 600-foot straightaway, progressive banking from 24–28 degrees and is 40-feet wide. The track is also equipped with grandstands on all sides so fans can enjoy the full racing experience.
How many multiple Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race winners are there?Darrell Waltrip leads the pack with seven wins, followed by Cale Yarborough with five wins. Dale Earnhardt has four wins and Rusty Wallace, Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth all have three wins. Fred Lorenzen, David Pearson, Bobby Allison, Richard Petty, Terry LaBonte, Mark Martin, Carl Edwards, Joey Logano, Kurt Busch and Denny Hamlin have all won twice.
What is the fan camping scene like at the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race?Camping is available at the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. The Bristol Motor Speedway owns and operates five campsites to accommodate Bass Pro Shops NRA fans. This is an area where people can mingle and socialize after a long day of activities. The Bristol Motor Speedway's campsite offers many amenities, such as water and electrical hookups for RVs and camper trailers, showers and propane service. Also, shuttle buses bring patrons into town to stock up on food and drinks. The campgrounds have been in existence since the races began.
When will the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race be held in 2020?The Bass Pro Shop NRA Night Race is scheduled to be held Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn.
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