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Speedway’s holiday attraction season coming to a close

With Christmas and New Year’s Day in the rearview mirror, Bristol Motor Speedway and the Bristol Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities enter the final weekend of offering up its season of Winter time fun.

While AutoTrader.com Speedway In Lights closed on January 2, the Johnson Controls Ice Rink and HVAC Chill Hill remain open through January 10.

We invite you to come out and join the fun as we close out the season.

On Friday (Jan. 8), the Ice Rink and Chill will be open 4 pm until 10 pm. On Saturday and Sunday (Jan. 9, 10), the attractions are open from 2 pm to 10 pm.

Admission to the Johnson Controls Ice Rink is $5. Skate rental is an additional $2. Chill Hill pricing is $7 for 50 minutes of riding.

Proceeds from these attractions benefit the Bristol Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities.


Win UT Men’s, Women’s Basketball Tickets To Be given Away Wednesday During Ice Rink’s UT Night

There is no shortage of University of Tennessee fans in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. And skaters who want to show their Volunteer spirit can make that pay off at the Johnson Controls Ice Rink at Bristol Motor Speedway Jan. 6.

Anyone who shows their support by wearing Tennessee orange and white receives a free skate rental that evening.

UT fans can win a pair of tickets to the March 3 Vols-Arkansas men’s basketball game at Thompson-Boling Arena, or two tickets to see the Lady Vols at a home game of the winner’s choice. After registering at the rink on UT Night, fans do not have to be present to win either prize featuring the two nationally ranked programs.

Other giveaways include t-shirts, hats, magnets and posters.

The rink is open from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Friday hours are 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., and on Saturday and Sunday the rink is open from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. The rink is closed for maintenance on Mondays. The cost to skate is $5, plus an additional $2 for skate rental.

The rink is covered and is located at the Speedway’s north entrance just off Hwy. 11E (Volunteer Parkway) near the elevator tower displaying the large “Bristol” signage.

For more information concerning the Johnson Controls Ice Rink please call (423) 989-6900.

Speedway In Lights, Ice Rink & Chill Open; Normal Schedule Resumes

After two days of being closed due to winter weather experienced on Friday, Bristol Motor Speedway’s AutoTrader.com Speedway In Lights, the Johnson Controls Ice Rink and HVAC Chill Hill resume their normal schedule today (Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009).

Fun begins at the Ice Rink and Chill at 2 pm, while Speedway In Lights opens at 6 pm.

Join the weekend fun at Bristol Motor Speedway

Come out and join the fun at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend. Christmas is quickly approaching and there’s no better time to enjoy a drive through the spectacular Speedway In Lights, go skating at the Ice Rink or take a downhill ride at the all-new Chill Hill Tube Slide.

Plus… There’s a bit of snow in the forecast on Saturday and there’s nothing quite like the white stuff to and holiday fun to set the mood for the season.

AutoTrader.com Speedway In Lights is open nightly from 6-10 pm. And don’t forget that Sunday is church bulletin night. Just bring a church bulletin and you’ll get a $2 discount admission.

The Johnson Controls Ice Rink is open on Saturday and Sunday from 2-10 pm.

For more detailed information, choose a link from the list on the right.

We’d love to see ya this weekend!

VA Tech Hokie fan night at Speedway’s Ice Rink on Wednesday; Free skate rental & Hokie hoops tickets up for grabs

Fans who cheer for the Hokies will want to make a trip to the Johnson Controls Ice Rink at Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesday, Dec. 2 toVirginia Techcelebrate Virginia Tech Night.

Anyone who shows their support by wearing the maroon and orange of Virginia Tech will receive a free skate rental for the evening.

In addition, Tech fans can register to win a pair of tickets to watch the men’s basketball team take on the University of Maryland Baltimore County on Dec. 22, and the women’s team play the University of North Carolina Jan. 14. Both games will be in Blacksburg.  Registrants do not have to be present to win.

Other giveaways during the night include pocket schedules, magnets and programs.

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Have a safe and happy holiday weekend everyone! And please visit ust at Bristol Motor Speedway for some great seasonal fun. Remember, Speedway In Lights, the Ice Rink and Chill Hill are open on Thanksgiving Day.

Bowl a turkey, win a turkey – and Bristol race tickets!

With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, Bristol Motor Speedway is getting into the spirit by hosting the inaugural Turkey Bowl at the Johnson Controls Ice Rink Monday, Nov. 23.

The Turkey Bowl, which will take place from 6 p.m-8 p.m., is open to anyone who brings at least two cans of food, or non-perishable items, to the rink that day. Every person who enters will receive a pair of tickets to Ford Fan Friday at BMS March 19, along with a free skate rental for the Johnson Controls Ice Rink.

The first three people to bowl a strike – while tossing a frozen turkey at the pins on the ice rink – will receive a $25 gift certificate to Food City. Anyone who bowls a turkey, which is three straight strikes, will automatically win a complete Thanksgiving dinner from the Food City deli.

If no one bowls a turkey, a drawing will be held for the dinner. Everyone who takes part in the Turkey Bowl also will be able to sign up for a pair of tickets to the Food City 500, one of NASCAR’s most popular races, on Sunday, March 21.

There will be no skating during the Turkey Bowl, as the rink is closed on Mondays.