Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend’s second Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway (TN) in 51’s Fast Facts below. 


Dates: May 18-20


Track: Bristol Motor Speedway (1/2-mile, paved oval)


Location: 151 Speedway Blvd, Bristol, TN 37620



Super Late Models – ARCA/CRA Super Series, CARS Tour and Southern Super Series

Pro Late Models – JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour

Late Model Stock Cars – CARS Tour

Modifieds – ICAR All-Star Modified Tour

Street Stocks – Champion Racing Association (CRA)

Compacts – Vores Compact Touring Series



Super Late Models – $12,000 to win

Pro Late Models – $5,000 to win

Late Model Stock Cars – $6,000 to win

Street Stocks – $3,000 to win


Last Year’s Winners: Darrell Wallace Jr. (SLM), Cole Williams (PLM), Myatt Snider (LMSC), Chad Poole (Modifieds), Chuck Barnes Jr. (Street Stocks), and Bo Hoelscher (Compacts).


Speed51.com Coverage: Speed51.com will provide a live pay-per-view video stream for all three days of racing.  Video tickets can be purchased today by clicking here.


Track Phone: (866) 415-4158


Track Website: www.bristolmotorspeedway.com


Series Websites: www.cra-racing.com, www.southernsuperseries.com, www.carsracingtour.com, www.icarallstartour.com, www.voresracing.com



(General Admission) Early Bird Race Week Kids (12 & Under)
Friday, May 18 $20 $25 $5
Saturday, May 19 $20 $25 $5
Sunday, May 20 $30 $35 $5
Sat./Sun. Combo $45 $50 $10
3-Day Combo $50 $55 $15


Pit Passes:

Friday, May 18 $45
Saturday, May 19 $45
Sunday, May 20 $45
Fri./Sat. Combo $85
Sat./Sun. Combo $85
3-Day Combo $95

*Must be at least 14 years of age to purchase a Pit Pass


Fast Facts: 

This weekend will serve as the second Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol… Nearly 300 drivers are currently entered between the six divisions that will competing during the race weekend… There will be youngsters like Sam Mayer and Ty Gibbs, as well as short track veterans such as Mike Skinner competing in the event… The event will live up to its name as a “national” event, with drivers from 27 states and Canadian provinces represented on the entry lists…. There will be one Late Model division competing each day during the Short Track U.S. Nationals. This is different from the inaugural event when all three Late Model divisions competed on Sunday… A consolidated schedule for this year’s event will ensure that each division is on the race track for a maximum of two days… Rusty Wallace Automotive Group, the chain of East Tennessee automotive dealerships owned by NASCAR legend Rusty Wallace, is the new official title sponsor of the upcoming Short Track U.S. Nationals… Mike Skinner, the winner of the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol, was fastest in three of the four Pro Late Model practice sessions during the test day…. Kyle Busch Motorsports driver Raphael Lessard recorded the fastest lap in two of the four Super Late Model sessions… Four-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series champion Lee Pulliam and 2017 CARS Tour champion Josh Berry were among the fastest during the Late Model Stock Cars practice sessions.


Short Track U.S. Nationals Entry Lists:

Click here to view all entry lists for the second Short Track U.S. Nationals.

Weekend Schedule: 

Thursday, May 17

4 – 7 p.m. – Competitor Parking Begins


Friday, May 18

9 a.m. – Pit Gates Open

11 a.m. – Spectator Grandstands Open

12 p.m. – Practice Begins (Rotating Practice for PLM, LMSC, Mods and Compacts)

5 p.m. – Practice Ends

5 p.m. – Pro Late Model Qualifying

6 p.m. – Modified Qualifying

7 p.m. – Racing Begins

Compact All Star Dash (10 laps)

Compact New Star Feature (20 laps)

Pro Late Model A Feature (100 laps)


Saturday, May 19

9 a.m. – Pit Gates Open

10 a.m. – Spectator Grandstands Open

11 a.m. – Practice Begins (Rotating Practice for LMSC, Street Stocks, Compacts, SLM & Mods)

4:45 p.m. – Practice Ends

4:50 p.m. – Late Model Stock Qualifying

5 p.m. – Racing Begins

Compact C Feature (15 laps)

Modified A Feature (50 laps)

Compact B Feature (20 laps)

Late Model Stock Feature (100 laps)

Compact A Feature (50 laps)


Sunday, May 20

8 a.m. – Pit Gates Open

9:30 a.m. – Spectator Grandstands Open

10:30 a.m. – Practice Begins (Rotating Practice for Super Late Models & Street Stocks)

1:30 p.m. – Practice Ends

2 p.m. – Racing Begins

Street Stock C Feature (20 laps)

Street Stock B Feature (25 laps)

Super Late Model A Feature (100 laps)

Street Stock A Feature (50 laps)


-Text by Brandon Paul, Speed51.com Editor

-Photo credit: Speed51.com

Fast Facts: Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol (TN)