Dirt Racing

NASCAR Adjusts Stage Lengths, Adds Competition Cautions And Allows An Extra Set Of Goodyear Tires Prior To Bristol Dirt Race

BRISTOL, Tenn. – NASCAR adjusts stage lengths, adds two competition cautions and will allow teams to receive an additional set of tires for Sunday’s Food City Dirt Race following what was learned during Friday’s NASCAR Cup Series practice at the

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Blaney And Bowman Fastest In Cup, While Rhodes And Lessard Lead Trucks During Bush’s Beans Practice Day At Bristol Motor Speedway

Story by NASCAR.com and staff reports BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ryan Blaney was fastest in NASCAR Cup Series final practice Friday on the Bristol Motor Speedway dirt and Alex Bowman was the fastest in the first 50-minute practice session during Bush’s

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PREVIEW: NASCAR’s ‘Best Season Ever’ Slides Into Bristol Motor Speedway for the Food City Dirt Race

NASCAR’s “Best Season Ever” has been a wild ride just within the first six races, but on Sunday, the Food City Dirt Race at Bristol Motor Speedway may produce one of the greatest moments ever as the NASCAR Cup Series

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Race Fan’s Guide To Enjoying The Food City Dirt Race Weekend At Bristol Motor Speedway

By Lee SpencerSpecial to Bristol Motor Speedway After a half-century absence from dirt, NASCAR’s top tour returns to its roots this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. At last week’s Karl Kustoms Bristol Dirt Nationals, race fans were treated to a variety of

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Ferguson Races To Super Late Model Victory Friday At Karl Kustoms Bristol Dirt Nationals

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Chris Ferguson has won some big races in his career, but Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway he said he won the biggest one yet. Ferguson held off a star-studded field of racers to win the 25-lap

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Strong Contingent Of NASCAR Cup Series Stars Have Entered Karl Kustoms Bristol Dirt Nationals

BRISTOL, Tenn. – A strong contingent of the top drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series who will compete in the historic Food City Dirt Race on March 28, have entered the upcoming Karl Kustoms Bristol Dirt Nationals, March 15-20, to

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Looking Back At The First Time Bristol Motor Speedway Put Down The Dirt On The Legendary Half-Mile Oval

By Jeff BirchfieldSpecial to Bristol Motor Speedway Nearly two decades ago several Bristol Motor Speedway executives had a vision after a trip to visit their newest Speedway Motorsports sister track in Las Vegas. The group had just watched a World of

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NASCAR Cup Series Racing Began In The Dirt And At Bristol In March The Sport Will Return To Its Roots For The First Time In More Than 50 Years

By Mike HembreeSpecial to Bristol Motor Speedway NASCAR Cup Series racing began in the dirt, and to the dirt it returns. Bristol Motor Speedway’s historic Food City Dirt Race brings to mind the sport’s long and colorful history in the dust of

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World Finals Postponed Until 2021

CONCORD, N.C. – With continued COVID-19 restrictions impacting the sports and entertainment world, officials at the World of Outlaws and The Dirt Track at Charlotte have announced that the Can-Am World Finals, originally scheduled for Nov. 5-7, has been postponed to 2021. However, the two

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As Part Of Its 60th Anniversary Celebration, Bristol Motor Speedway Will Host Spring Food City Race On A Dirt Surface For The First Time In History

BRISTOL, Tenn.  – As part of Bristol Motor Speedway’s 60th anniversary celebration in 2021, a throwback challenge will be issued to the Gladiators in the NASCAR Cup Series by The Last Great Colosseum as the iconic half-mile bullring in Northeast

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