BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Virginia State Senator Bill Carrico (R-Bristol) will serve as race officials for this Friday’s Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Blackburn will be grand marshal and deliver the command for drivers to start their engines.
Carrico will be in the flag stand to wave the green flag at the start of the race. The state senator announced his retirement earlier this year.
The green flag will drop for the Xfinity Series Food City 300 at 7:30 p.m. Friday.