Travel Tips: Bristol Motor Speedway – April 5-7, 2019

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The K&N Pro Series East and Xfinity Series join the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Bristol Motor Speedway, Friday through Sunday, April 5-7, for the Food City 500 weekend.

On Thursday night, April 4, the BMS Transporter Parade begins at 7 p.m. ET at the Bass Pro Shops at The Pinnacle and makes the nine-mile trek to the speedway, arriving around 8 p.m. ET – find out more here.

On Friday night in the Hospitality Village outside Turn 4 from 4-9 p.m. ET, Food City Family Race Night is a free event that will feature live entertainment, show cars, food sampling and special appearances by NASCAR celebrities including (subject to change) Kyle Busch, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ross Chastain, Ryan Newman and many more. Find out more – including a list of celebrities and appearance times – here.

New amenities at the track for 2019 include a series of Half-Mile Hangouts, lounge areas featuring seating, free Wi-Fi, charging stations and more. Learn about these areas and other improvements here.

Key on-track times:

Friday, April 5
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 1:35 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series practice – 3:05 and 5:05 p.m. ET
  • K&N Pro Series East practice – 4:05 p.m. ET
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying – 6:10 p.m. ET
  • K&N Pro Series East qualifying – 7:30 p.m. ET
Saturday, April 6
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 8:30 and 11:05 a.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 9:35 a.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series Alsco 300 – 1 p.m. ET
  • K&N Pro Series East Zombie Auto 150 – 4 p.m. ET
Sunday, April 7
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  • Randy Houser pre-race concert – 12:20 p.m. ET
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Food City 500 – 2 p.m. ET
The complete schedule for this weekend can be found here.

First-time fan information can be found here, and fan FAQs can be checked out here. The track’s rules and regulations can be found here.

Get more information on the schedule and purchase tickets at www.bristolmotorspeedway.com.

Travel Tips: Bristol Motor Speedway – April 5-7, 2019 Travel Tips: Bristol Motor Speedway – April 5-7, 2019 Reviewed by Paula on Tuesday, April 02, 2019 Rating: 5

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