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NewsWant to high-five your favorite Cup driver? Head to Bristol for pre-race party

08:10  11 march  2019
08:10  11 march  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

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Fans attending the April 7 Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway will enjoy an experience unlike any other, track officials promised in a Friday news release.

In addition to a pre-race concert by country music star Randy Houser, fans will be invited to get closer to the action than ever before with a pre-race show that will amplify driver introductions around a backdrop of pyrotechnics, smoke and energized music emanating from a new double stage with extended walkway along the frontstretch.

Also, several hundred fans who purchase a ticket to the new BMS Pre-Race Pit Stop party will not only be front and center to all the pre-race action, they’ll also get to high-five Cup drivers during introductions.

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Pre - Race Pit Stop. Want to host your own event at Bristol Motor Speedway and Dragway? The Food City 500 is the cornerstone event of the Spring race weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, and one of the most anticipated events on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule.

The Westgate Las Vegas has Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski and 2018 Cup champion Joey Logano all at 8/1 odds as favorites to win the Great American Race. Want to high - five your favorite Cup driver ? Head to Bristol for pre - race party . Dale3DaleJr88, Mar 8, 2019, in forum: NASCAR® Racing.

The concept was conceived during the offseason between Clint Bowyer and Speedway Motorsports CEO Marcus Smith. Bowyer tweeted that he wanted to see “more flames, smoke and dazzle” during the pre-race activities and Smith agreed to oblige.

“The BMS team has long been innovators on many fronts in NASCAR and we think fans and drivers alike will enjoy what we have in store for them during our bigger, bolder and louder pre-race ceremony,” said Jerry Caldwell, BMS executive vice president and general manager, in a media release.

“We certainly think our good friend Clint Bowyer will approve.”

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