The ever-popularFood City Race Night, one of NASCAR’s largest and most successful fan events, features some of racing’s biggest stars at the free festivities Friday, March 15 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Drivers expected to take part in Food City Race Night include Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick, Danica Patrick, Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, Joey Logano, Clint Bowyer, Austin and Ty Dillon, Kasey Kahne, Trevor Bayne, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Justin Allgaier, Brian Vickers and Brian Scott, to name a few.
Earnhardt Jr., Harvick, Hamlin and Kahne all are scheduled to sign autographs while Austin, Ty and Mike Dillon, along with Bowyer and Vickers, are among personalities scheduled to put their competitive natures to the test with a variety of games held on stage.
Wii Boxing, the anchor event at Food City Race Night, returns with four-time defending champion Elliott Sadler taking on all challengers, which includes Bayne, Stenhouse Jr., Scott and Allgaier.
Patrick Is scheduled for a question-and-answer session, as are Matt Kenseth, Jeff Burton and Greg Biffle.
More than 20,000 fans attended last year’s Food City Race Night in the Bristol Motor Speedway hospitality area.
The free event opens at 4 p.m. and includes show cars, simulators, souvenir trailers and a number of drivers on hand to sign autographs. Live entertainment is featured along with free food sampling while supplies last.
March race weekend ticket packages, which include the March 17 Food City 500 and Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 300 Nationwide Series race and the K&N East Series 125 event, remain available, starting at $99. A package in the Wallace Tower for both Sprint Cup races also is available for $99, while packages for fans 15 and younger are available for the March races at half price. Lower-row seating for the Food City 500 is available with tickets starting at $65 for adults and $32 for children 15 and under.
Guests are encouraged to purchase in advance while the price is $5 less per grandstand ticket than the race-day cost for the same seat. Purchasing tickets to the Food City 500 enters the guest in the Bruton’s Big Bristol Giveaway in which 10 lucky fans win a new Ford Mustang.
The K&N Pro Series East 125 takes place March 16 following Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 300. Tickets for the doubleheader are available, starting at $35 for adults and $17 for kids 15 and under.