04/11/2018 - 04/15/2018
Come Camp with us for the 2018 Food City 500!
The 2018 Edition of the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway is an annual 500-lap, 266.5-mile (428.9 km) annual NASCAR Sprint Cup points race. If you plan on camping for any part of the week, we invite you to check out our Bristol campground just across the the street from the Speedaway.
This is the first of two NASCAR races held at Bristol, the other being the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, and is considered one of NASCAR’s best races. It was the first venue of the 2007 NASCAR schedule to host the fifth-generation NASCAR premiership race car, a race won by Kyle Busch. In 2008, Bristol Motor Speedway President & General Manager Jeff Byrd requested that NASCAR move the spring race to a later Spring date, to avoid the problems with rain, snow and sleet that hit the area in late winter and early spring. This was not carried out until 2015. In 2015, the race moved from mid-March to April.