Just one week after NASCAR took to the high banks of Bristol Motor Speedway, “The Last Great Colosseum” will play host to grassroots racing on Saturday, September 26.
Some of the top drivers in short track racing will converge on Thunder Valley for the Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals, and fans unable to attend the event will once again be able to watch live on Speed51.TV via a pay-per-view broadcast for $19.99.
This year’s Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals presented by Vore’s Welding & Steel features four classes of racing, headlined by the Super Late Models as part of a tri-sanctioned event with the ARCA/CRA Super Series, CARS Super Late Model Tour and Southern Super Series. The event will also include the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Pro Late Models, the CRA Street Stocks and the Vores Compact Touring Series. There are 360 laps of racing scheduled for Saturday, September 26 around Bristol’s famed high-banked half-mile oval, culminating in the 100-lap Super Late Model main event.
Last year’s event delivered on the hype in the Super Late Model race, as Stephen Nasse rallied to pass Casey Roderick in the closing laps for the win and added his name to the impressive list of past winners that includes Bubba Wallace and Raphael Lessard.
To watch this marquee event, fans can subscribe to Speed51’s pay-per-view broadcast (click here) allowing fans from around the world access to see short track racing’s biggest stars. Tickets are also on sale for $15 at bristolmotorspeedway.com.
Competitors will have the option to practice on Friday, September 25, ahead of their battle for the famed Bristol Gladiator Swords. A final practice session will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 26, before qualifying begins at 1:30 p.m. The first green flag of the evening drops at 5 p.m., with the C-Feature for the Vores Compacts.
-Text by Speed51 Staff
-Photo credit: Speed51 Photo