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It's Back to School Night at Kingsport Speedway

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (August 8, 2019) –Mother Nature had other plans last week canceling last Friday’s racing activities, but drivers are ready to get back in the cockpit and do battle under the lights this Friday.

Precision Electrical Back to School Night at the .375-mile banked concrete oval will feature racing action with Twin Pure 4 20's, Twin Highland Sign Shop Late Model Stock Car races, “Super Transmissions” Mod Street, Mod 4, and, Pure Street!

NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing for Precision Electrical Back to School Night is scheduled for Friday, August 9th. Pit gates will open at 2 p.m., spectator gates will open at 5 p.m. and racing at 8 p.m. Full race day schedule is attached.

“This is always one of my favorite nights that we get to put on! Seeing the smiles on kids’ faces when they come through the gate makes it all worth it!” said track GM, Karen Tunnell.

Along with the full schedule of racing, Precision Electrical will be donating school supplies to kids as they enter. Drivers were also challenged to donate a bike to be given away at Fridays race.

Adult grandstand admission Friday $12, with kids 12-and-under admitted FREE. Adult tier-parking admission $12 per person (plus a $12 vehicle parking spot fee), with kids 12-and-under admitted free.

Current Track Point Leaders: (Full Points Attached)

  • LMSC – Nik Williams

  • Mod Street – Kevin Wolfe

  • Pure Street – Doug Austin

  • Mod 4 – Kevin Canter

  • Pure 4 – Keith Helton

Other Notes:

  • NASCAR license forms are available at the track office during the week, and they will also be available at pit sign-in the day of event.

  • Tier-parking spots are available for season-long reservation at $100 per spot. With a reserved parking spot, weekly vehicle and admission costs still apply.

  • An open practice is scheduled for Thursday August 8, from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. and FREE for fans to come watch.

  • This race is a Contingency Connection Racer Rewards event. Contingency Connection offers nearly $150,000 in national contingency awards. to see a list of over 100 sponsors posting awards for grassroots racers this season.

For more information on Kingsport Speedway, visit our website at

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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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