Bristol, TN - Race week is here. The famed August races at Bristol Motor Speedway are a NASCAR tradition. But this year, the schedule will include a few changes.
The biggie - Food City Family Race night will be held Thursday at BMS, not on State Street. Also, parties will be held in all three of the Tri-Cities to welcome race fans to the region.
Monday night, fans gathered for a pre-race party in Kingsport. Click HERE for coverage of that event.
Tuesday, the party moves to Johnson City from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at King Commons Park.
On Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., a party called "Red, White and Bristol" will be held on State Street.
On Thursday, Food City Family Race night moves to the BMS Hospitality Village from noon until 6 p.m.. According to BMS, "Food City Family Race Night is the place for Cup Series autographs, games, food/craft vendors and more. The official NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour autograph sessions will also be held at the event."
The Fitzgerald Peterbilt Transporter Parade also will be on Thursday. According to BMS: "Haulers will be on display from Noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Bass Pro Shops at The Pinnacle with Austin and Ty Dillon available for autographs inside from Noon to 1 p.m. Guests are asked to pick their spot on BMS property between the North and South Speedway entrances off Hwy 11E/Volunteer Pkwy by 4 p.m. The haulers will roll by Bristol Motor Speedway around 4:10 p.m.."
Racing action at the Track begins Thursday. Click HERE for detailed schedule of events.
Thursday - UNOH 200/Bush's Beans 150 Doubleheader - 6:05 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Friday - Food City 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday - Bass Pro Shops NRA NIght Race - 7:30 p.m.
WATCH on-going coverage of BMS Race Week on News Channel 11 and ABC Tri-Cities.
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