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Nashville Mayor Cooper Agrees in Principle to BMS Revitalization Plan for Legendary Fairgrounds Speedway

Special from the Office of Mayor John Cooper: Nashville, TN (Tuesday, November 30, 2021) - Following the letter of intent signed in March 2021, Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) has presented Mayor John Cooper with a proposal to both revitalize the legendary 117-year-old Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway and bring NASCAR Cup Series racing back to Nashville. Mayor Cooper has agreed in principle to the plan. “This partnership [...]

By |2021-11-30T14:34:36-06:00November 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nashville Mayor Cooper Agrees in Principle to BMS Revitalization Plan for Legendary Fairgrounds Speedway

Nashville Driver Wins Memorial Race For His Father

(Nashville, TN) The final race of the season was held this past Saturday, November 20th at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, in Nashville, TN. While six features were held, all eyes were on the $3,000 to win BH Holmes Construction Legends championship feature.   The race had thousands of extra dollars added to it, including $5,000 from Steve Smith at Kid Rocks Honky Tonk and Tootsies. The [...]

By |2021-11-21T15:49:13-06:00November 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nashville Driver Wins Memorial Race For His Father

Championships to be Settled Saturday at the Fairgrounds

Quarter Mile Championship Racing Saturday Afternoon, November 20th at NFS   Nashville, TN (Wednesday, November 17, 2021) – For six drivers, in two divisions, a season’s worth of effort comes down to one final race – this Saturday’s Quarter Mile Track Championships at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway (NFS). Only eight points separate the top three drivers in the Limited Late Model division and miraculously, only three [...]

By |2021-11-18T15:45:42-06:00November 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Championships to be Settled Saturday at the Fairgrounds

What You Need to Know for Nashville’s Championships Saturday

Nashville, TN (Thursday, November 18, 2021) – An exciting racing finale on Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway’s quarter mile track features Limited Late Models in a 30 lap feature along with two big money races. The BH Holmes Construction Legends Cars Championship Race in Memory of Kevin Cordell pays $3,000 to win and the Pest Doctor Front Runner Fast and Furious Race in Memory of Joe Paty [...]

By |2021-11-17T15:01:40-06:00November 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What You Need to Know for Nashville’s Championships Saturday

Championship Racing on November 20th at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

Quarter Mile Championship Race Program Features $3,000 to Win Legends Race   Nashville, TN (Monday, November 8, 2021) – After poor weather conditions forced the postponement of Championship Friday during the 37th Running of the US Tank All American 400 Race Weekend in Memory of Jillian Brown, Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway officials rescheduled the Quarter Mile Championship event for Saturday, November 20th. The Saturday afternoon racing [...]

By |2021-11-08T10:36:42-06:00November 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Championship Racing on November 20th at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

Craig in Right Place at Right Time for All American 400 Win

Matt Craig was in the right place at the right time and left Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway with a guitar as a result.   Throughout the 300-lap All American 400 main event, it appeared as if the race ran through Donnie Wilson Motorsports teammates Chandler Smith and Sammy Smith. Craig captured the pole earlier in the afternoon but quickly conceded the top spot to Chandler Smith. [...]

By |2021-11-01T12:57:32-05:00November 1st, 2021|All American 400|Comments Off on Craig in Right Place at Right Time for All American 400 Win

Williams Finally Claims All American Guitar in PLM at Nashville

Already a two-time Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Pro Late Model track champion, Cole Williams had won a race every month the track has been open over the past decade except the big one in October.   Mission accomplished.   The 25-year-old from Borden, Indiana claimed an All American 400 weekend guitar on Sunday night after outdueling Cody Coughlin in a race through lapped traffic that could [...]

By |2021-11-01T12:51:25-05:00November 1st, 2021|All American 400|Comments Off on Williams Finally Claims All American Guitar in PLM at Nashville

Quarter Mile Championship Postponed Until November 20

All American 400 Saturday and Sunday Remain on Scheduled   Nashville, TN (Friday, October 29, 2021) – The racing program originally scheduled for Friday night, October 29th has been postponed until Saturday afternoon, November 20th, due to weather. The Super Late Model and Pro Late Model garage area will open today (October 29th) for activities at 9:00am central time.   Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, [...]

By |2021-10-29T08:20:04-05:00October 29th, 2021|All American 400|Comments Off on Quarter Mile Championship Postponed Until November 20

All American 400 to be in Memory of Jillian Brown

(Nashville, TN) The 37th running of the All American 400 will be in memory of Jillian Leanne Brown. Jillian and her family were avid race fans and a huge part of Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. Her Father Jonathan Brown is CEO/Owner of US Tank & Cryogenics and will be the title sponsor for the All American 400. He also sponsors 2 Super Late Models and 4 [...]

By |2021-10-27T14:51:23-05:00October 27th, 2021|All American 400|Comments Off on All American 400 to be in Memory of Jillian Brown

Jim Wall follows Huntsville’s Hot-Shoes to Music City

Special from Middle Tennessee Racing News Call it the Huntsville Gang. Over the decades a number of drivers from Huntsville, Alabama, have chased their racing dreams around Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway – including past track champions Jimmy “Smut” Means, Alton Jones and Jeff Letson – and Jim Wall, who, with the help of a Cross-Eyed Owl riding on his car’s quarter panels, hopes to follow their [...]

By |2021-10-23T18:02:23-05:00October 23rd, 2021|All American 400|Comments Off on Jim Wall follows Huntsville’s Hot-Shoes to Music City
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