Last Week Before Prices go up for Open Test Session Participants of the Short Track U.S. Nationals

BRISTOL, Tenn. (April 10, 2018) – In preparation for the Short Track U.S. Nationals presented by Vore’s Welding and Steel, competitors are encouraged to sign up today to participate in the one-and-only Bristol Motor Speedway test session.

The official test on Saturday, May 12 will be the only opportunity for teams that are entered into the Short Track U.S. Nationals to test prior to the race. Space will be limited so interested teams are asked to register for the test as soon as possible. Registration pricing increasing from $100 to $125 after April 15.

Racers who sign-up before April 15 will have the chance to win a Short Track U.S. Nationals prize pack of: two Crew Test Day Passes ($50 Value), two 3-Day weekend passes for the event ($190 Value), and two Free Event T-Shirts. The first 75 entrants for the testing will be GUARENTEED an infield rig parking spot, very few spots in the 75 remain.

Gates will open at 8 a.m. on the day of testing and practice will run from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Testing fees are $100 per car till April 15th and $25 per crew member. Significant amounts of track time should be available for all cars, however the specific amount of practice times per division will be determined once a total car count is established.

Teams must be registered to compete in the Short Track U.S. Nationals to participate in the open test session. To purchase your test entry, please visit Spots for the test are extremely limited so sign-up today.

The five sanctioning bodies that will be represented are CRA (Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, Street Stock), CARS Tour (Super Late Models, Late Model Stock), Southern Super Series (Super Late Model), I-CAR All-Star Modified Tour (Modifieds) and the VORES Compact Touring Series (Compacts).

Tickets and Pit Passes for the Short Track U.S. Nationals are on sale now. Weekend tickets start at just $50 while single day tickets start at $20. To purchase tickets, please call the BMS ticket office at 866-415-4158. For more information about the Short Track U.S. Nationals please visit


About Bristol Motor Speedway
Forged amid the scenic mountains of Northeast Tennessee near the Virginia state line, Bristol Motor Speedway is The Last Great Colosseum, a versatile multi-use venue that hosts major auto races, football games, concerts and many other captivating events. The facility features a 0.533-mile concrete oval race track with 28-degree corner banking and 650-feet straightaways that offers racing in several NASCAR touring series, highlighted by two major Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekends. While at the track, fans are offered a unique viewing experience courtesy of Colossus, the world’s largest outdoor center-hung four-sided video screen with a 540,000-watt audio system. The adjacent quarter-mile dragstrip, Bristol Dragway, offers more than 70 events annually, including the marquee Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. Three football games have kicked-off inside the oval, most notably the 2016 Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol, where border rivals the University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech met before an NCAA-record crowd of 156,990. In existence since 1961, Bristol Motor Speedway was purchased in 1996 by Speedway Motorsports, Inc., a publicly traded company that is a leading marketer and promoter of motorsports entertainment in the United States. For more information, please visit