Bristol Motor Speedway is a Nascar small and short track and also called as Bristol International Raceway and Bristol Raceway. It is situated in Bristol Tennessee. It was broke in 1960 and opened for the race in 1961. This track has a capacity of 162000. It is owned and operated by Speedway Motorsports Incorporation. Its manufacturing price is $600000. Its architects include Carl Moore, Larry Carrier, and R.G. Pope. It has a length of 0.533 miles. It has banking at its turns of about 26 to 30 degrees. The straight track has a degree of 9. It held its first-ever Nascar race event on 30th July 1961. It is a small track but it is popular for its extraordinary features like its banking is steep, the surface is made of concrete, 2 pit roads and seats are just like stadium seats. This track has the loudest crowd recorded because of its small size. This track ha lap record of 13 minutes and 18 seconds held by Sammy Swindell at the event of World Outlaws Sprint Car Series. This track is the 4th in the USA and 8th in the world. Track’s speed is much lower recorded in the oval tracks of Nascar but it is much faster track other short track due it larger and higher banking degree.
The major events covered by this track includes Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series, Nascar Xfinity Series, Nascar Camping World Truck Series, NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, ASA Late Model Series, Nascar Whelen Modified Tour, NASVAR Wheelen Southern Modified Tour, Nascar K&N Pro Series East, US Nationals of Short Track Racing and Battle at Bristol. Its former events include ASA National Tour which is from 1982 to 1983, ARTGO Challenge Series in 1987, ASA Late Model Series from 2007 to 2008, ARCA Racing Series in 1968 to 1969, CARS Rev-Oil Cup Series in 2010, Frank Kimmel Street Stocks Nationals in 2008, INEX raceCiever Legends Car Series in 2007 to 2008, Red Bull Global RallyCross Championship Lites in 2013.
Bristol Speedway mostly has a scene that has the highest number of caution lap yellow flags. In such a small space the contact is impossible to make. Under the beneficiary order in 2004, there ordered a rule after the Bristol race in 2003; it was possible for a driver to come back from several laps down because of its small track. But in the modern track like superspeedways, it is almost to come back from those several laps down.