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Hank Williams Jr. Headlines Bristol Motor Speedway pre-Race Show

August 14, 2013,

BRISTOL, TENN. (Tuesday, August 13,  2013) – Intensity tends to get turned up a notch when all the rowdy friends show up at Bristol Motor Speedway in August, and it is just got a little rowdier.

Guests at the Last Great Colosseum do not have to wait for the green flag to drop on the IRWIN Tools Night Race for rollicking good time; August 24 the tone is set early with powerhouse performer Hank Williams, Jr., rocking the pre-race concert presented by the NRA.

“Hank Williams Jr. is an icon in both music and Southern culture,” said BMS General Manager Jerry Caldwell. “Featuring a legendary artist of this caliber makes perfect sense when you consider that a similar description is appropriate for Bristol Motor Speedway – a one-of-a-kind facility immersed in the history of motorsports but always looking for new ways to enhance the experience both on and off the track.”   


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With an array of familiar hits, the Grammy-award winning artist is primed to excite the crowd before one of NASCAR’s most-anticipated events.


“Tennessee is home and NASCAR fans are my fans!, says Hank Williams Jr.  “This show is going to be a fun one.  As a supporter of the NRA, I am proud to be performing on their stage and showing Bristol Motor Speedway fans how Bocephus boogie-woogies.”


Guests wanting a front row seat to Williams’s pre-race performance can purchase a Pre-Race Super Pass for just $80 with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Bristol Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities. Providing unparalleled access to Bristol’s renowned pre-race events, the pass puts fans front-and-center at the NRA stage for Hank Jr.’s show as well as the track’s acclaimed driver introductions.


For more information on pre-race SuperPass or to purchase, call (855) 580-5525 or visit


Tickets options are also still available for the August race weekend, with single day tickets starting at just $75 or $99 for weekend packages, but pricing increases at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, August 18 so call or visit today and reserve your seat for the 2013 Bristol battle.