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NASCAR: Bristol’s Night Race Track Facts and Stats

Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee holds two races annually, dating back to 1961. However, in recent years, the Bristol Night race has taken on a life of its own. From the time that the second race was changed from a day race to a night race, it has held several memorable races.In the mid-1990s, Dale Earnhardt and Terry Labonte tangled not once but twice in the Bristol night race, creating two memorable finishes. Due to the combination of high banks and high speeds (for a half-mile), the race usually involves several cars that have at least one or two donuts (tire marks from other cars) on them. Through the years, several drivers have found victory lane multiple times at Bristol, especially in the second race there. Darrell Waltri...

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