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Friday Night Under the Lights at Kingsport Speedway

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (April 10, 2019) – After a week off, drivers are ready to get back in the cockpit and do battle under the lights.

The first two Saturday races are in the books and now the switch is made back to Friday nights at Kingsport Speedway. This Friday is sure to be one you do not want to miss.

Friday Night Heat is scheduled for Friday, April 12. Spectator gates will open at 5 p.m. and racing at 8 p.m. Adults - $12 and Kids 12 & under are FREE! Full race day schedule is attached.

“We are more than ready, especially after a week off, to get back to the grassroots racing on Friday nights. There is nothing like a Friday night under the lights at The Concrete Jungle!” said track GM, Karen Tunnell.

Divisions that will be featured on Friday night - Mod 4 division, Pure 4, Super Transmissions Mod Street Division, Pure Street, and Highlands Sign LMSC class are also on the schedule.

An open practice is scheduled for Thursday April 11, from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. and FREE for fans to come watch.

Current Point Leaders:

  • LMSC – Kres VanDyke

  • Mod Street – Trey Lane

  • Pure Street – Doug Austin

  • Mod 4 – Kevin Canter

  • Pure 4 – Keith Helton

Other Notes:

  • The first kids power wheels race is this Friday!

  • Twin Mod 4 Races on the schedule.

  • Stay tuned for announcements about our kart track!

For more information on Kingsport Speedway, visit our website at

Fresh content and updates can also be found on the tracks Facebook page (@KingsportSpeedway), Twitter (@KpSpeedway), Instagram (@KingsportSpeedway), Snapchat (@KptSpeedway), and YouTube (@KingsportSpeedway).

About Kingsport Speedway

Kingsport Speedway has provided race fans in the Tri-Cities, Tennessee and surrounding areas with exciting short track racing since 1965. The speedway has undergone four surface changes in its 50 plus years of existence. Founded as a dirt track in 1965, the facility transitioned to an asphalt track in 1969, back to dirt track in 1984, and then to its current concrete surface in 1996. In 1968, Kingsport Speedway hosted its first NASCAR event. Currently, Kingsport Speedway is part of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series (NWAAS), NASCAR’s grassroots series. The NWAAS sanctions nearly 60 racetracks throughout the United States and Canada in which drivers compete for national, state, and track titles. For more information on Kingsport Speedway, visit Also follow Kingsport Speedway on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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