Bristol race tickets are among the hottest tickets in sports. In
fact, finding tickets to the Bristol Nextel Cup Series races can be almost
impossible, especially if you wait until the last minute. Every Cup Series race
at Bristol is a sellout, virtually every time!
What makes Bristol tickets so hard to come by?
There are several reasons why it's so hard to get tickets to a
Bristol race, including:
So how can I get my hands on a set of Bristol race
- Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) is easily the most popular track in NASCAR. The
"world's fastest half-mile" features 36 degree banks on the corners
which allow super-fast speeds through the turns as well as on the
- Bumper-to-bumper and fender-to-fender racing at an average speed of around 100 miles per hour makes
the Bristol races among the most action-packed on the circuit. There is always
nearly endless excitement at BMS! There are always caution flags galore at a
- The view from most seats at Bristol is as good or better than any NASCAR
track. No matter where you sit, chances are you can see virtually all of
the action on the track.
If you order early enough, you can usually find decent tickets online or through
one of several ticket sales outlets. Just do a Google search for "Bristol
Race Tickets" and you'll find several ticket vendors to choose from.
The problems arise when fans wait too long to order their tickets. Most Bristol
races are sold out a few weeks before race day, so getting your hands on some of
them requires a little work (and knowing where to look):
If you have no luck finding tickets for a race ahead of time, all is not lost!
If you just come on down to Bristol, you stand an excellent chance of scoring
some race tickets after you get into town even though the race is already sold
out (but there are no guarantees).
- First of all, I recommend checking on eBay.
There are almost always several sets of Bristol tickets for sale on the online
auction giant's site.
- You can also try some of the larger online classified ad sites.
- Another good place to check is
There will almost certainly be tickets for sale in the Bristol Herald Courier
and at several points along the main roads leading to BMS, but be prepared to
pay a premium for any tickets purchased locally.
While it's true that Bristol NASCAR tickets are among the hottest tickets in
sports, they can be found. You just have order early or be prepared to do
a little scrounging around and pay a bit extra.
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