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.
Globally renowned sound engineering firm Wrightson, Haddon, Johnson, and Williams (WHJW) has conducted an extensive study of Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway and the surrounding neighborhood communities.
In this special addition to the Restore Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Website, we answer some frequently asked questions for the community so you can get a better vision of the Bristol Motor Speedway and Speedway Motorsports Vision for the overall project.
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) have entered into a letter of intent to renovate historic Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway (NFS) for the potential return of NASCAR events at the legendary racetrack.