Food City Racing

Food City Racing


Upcoming Events

Start Your Engines! The Food City name has become synonymous with NASCAR racing in the area with its sponsorship of two of the sport’s most popular races: the Food City 500 and Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Food City Race Night April 20, 2017 – Knoxville Expo Center

Food City Race Night

April 20, 2017 – Knoxville Expo Center

Admission is $5.00 in advance if tickets are purchased at Food City, $6.00 at the event. Children 12 and under are admitted FREE. Proceeds benefit East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. 4pm-8pm


Food City Race Night April 21, 2017 – Bristol Motor Speedway,

Food City Race Night

April 21, 2017 – Bristol Motor Speedway, Hospitality Area

4pm-9pm
Admission is FREE.

Regularly attracting over 30,000 people every year, Food City Race Night is one of the largest and most successful fan events held in conjunction with races at any NASCAR venue. Food City Race Night features entertainment, food, and fun. Fans of all ages get the opportunity to meet their favorite drivers and their teams. Learn More about Food City Race Night.


Food City 500

Food City 500

Sunday, April 23, 2015

Don't miss the Food City 500 this April at Bristol Motor Speedway!


Tailgater of the Race

Tailgater of the Race

Do you think that you have what it takes to be Tailgater of the Race?

You could win up to $500 of Food City gift cards and a video of your triumphant tailgate on the Bristol Motor Speedway Colossus!


See Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.’s #17 Sunny D Ford Fusion Show Car at Food City before the big race this April

#17 Sunny D

Show Car Appearance

Stop by one of the Food City locations for your chance to see Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.’s #17 Sunny D Ford Fusion Show Car. Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.’s #17 Sunny D Ford Fusion Show Car will also be at Food City Race Nights in Knoxville and Bristol.


April 17th 10am–1pm
920 North State of Franklin Road Johnson City, TN

April 17th 3pm–6pm
6681 Bristol Highway Piney Flats, TN

April 18th 10am–1pm
100 Bonham Road Bristol, VA

April 18th 3:30pm–6:30pm
396 Towne Centre Drive Abingdon, VA

April 19th 10am–1pm
1320 Euclid Ave Bristol, VA

April 19th 3pm–6pm
1430 Volunteer Parkway Bristol, TN

April 20th 4pm–8pm
Food City Race Night – Knoxville Convention Center

April 21st 4pm–9pm
Food City Race Night – Bristol Motor Speedway


Come see Aric Almirola’s #43 show car at your local Food City

#43 Fresh From Florida Sunshine Sweet Corn

Show Car Appearances

Here is your chance to see Aric Almirola’s #43 Fresh From Florida Sunshine Sweet Corn Show Car. Stop by one of these Food City locations or Food City Race Night in Knoxville or Bristol.

April 19th 10am–1pm
5801 Western Avenue Knoxville, TN

April 19th 3pm–6pm
7350 Clinton HWY Powell, TN

April 20th 4pm–8pm
Food City Race Night – Knoxville Convention Center

April 21st 4pm–9pm
Food City Race Night – Bristol Motor Speedway

April 22nd 9am–12pm
1320 Euclid Ave Bristol, VA

April 22nd 1pm–4pm
5078 Clinton Hwy. Knoxville, TN

April 23rd 8am–11am
1317 Virginia Avenue Bristol, TN

April 23rd 12pm–3pm
1921 Highway 394 Blountville, TN


Gripp Energy Show Car and Sampling at Food City

Gripp Energy

Show Car and Sampling

Please join us at one of these Food City locations for your chance to see the Gripp Energy show car and enjoy some free samples of Gripp energy drinks! NASCAR Late Model Stock Car driver Kres Vandyke will be signing autographs. Gripp Energy show car will also be making appearances at the Food City Race Nights in Bristol and Knoxville!

April 20th  9am–1pm
5078 Clinton Hwy. Knoxville, TN

April 20th  4–8pm
Food City Race Night – Knoxville Convention Center

April 21st   9am–1pm
1430 Volunteer Parkway Bristol, TN

April 21st  4–9pm
Food City Race Night – Bristol Motor Speedway

April 22nd  9am–3pm
1921 Highway 394 Blountville, TN

May 1st    12–6pm
125 Judge Gresham Road Gray, TN

May 2nd   12–6pm
11503 Chapman Highway Seymour, TN

May  4th  12–6pm
3004 US Highway 23 North Weber City, VA

May  5th  12–7pm
300 Clinchfield St. Kingsport, TN


Neal James

Neal James "the Banjo Man"

special appearance and autograph signing

Neal James "the Banjo Man”, from Animal Planet’s Call of the Wildman, will be making an appearance and signing autographs at Food City Race Night and select Food City locations.

April 21st 4pm–9pm
Food City Race Night – Bristol Motor Speedway

April 22nd 9am–12pm
1320 Euclid Avenue Bristol, VA

April 22nd 1pm–4pm
1430 Volunteer Parkway Bristol, TN

April 23rd  8am–11pm
1317 Virginia Avenue Bristol, TN

April 23rd 12pm–3pm
1921 Highway 394 Blountville, TN