Monday, June 18, 2012

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dale earnhardt jr, t’s time once again for the semi annual demolition derby at the Bristol Motor Speedway where the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series resumes this Sunday for the Food City 500.
Twice a year, NASCAR lines up 43 cars on this half mile, high banked, track and hopes for the best. In most cases the best scenario involves over time for the team’s fabricators at the race shops who will be spending next week repairing wrecked cars.Here’s the breakdown for Sunday’s Food City 500: The Bristol Motor Speedway is a 0.533 mile concrete oval with 30 degree banking in the turns. The race is 500 laps.

The first NASCAR Sprint Cup race was held at the speedway in 1961. The race was won by Jack Smith with some driver relief help from Johnny Allen. There has been 96 Sprint Cup races there since that time. The speedway’s asphalt surface was changed to the now famous concrete oval in 1992.

The speedway has a seating capacity of 160,000 and is unique because the grandstand circles the entire oval track. It also has 197 sky boxes. The speedway stands have been sold out well in advance for 53 consecutive races. However this year, with the nation’s economy…

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