Short track U.S. Nationals Saturday and Sunday schedule modified


BRISTOL, Tenn. -

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable Bristol Motor Speedway officials announced Friday that the weekend schedule for the Short Track U.S. Nationals has been modified for operational purposes. Practice will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday for all classes and will continue until 3:20 p.m. At 3:30 p.m. qualifying will begin as previously scheduled. The start of Saturday's racing has been moved up a half-hour to start at 5 p.m. and will include the two 35-lap Super Late Model qualifying races, A, B and C feature races for Street Stock, as well as A and B features for Modified and Compact. A 25-lap B feature for Pro Late Model has been moved up a day to close out Saturday's racing. Sunday's racing will now showcase only the 100-lap feature races for Super Late Model, Pro Late Model and Late Model Stock. Those races are still scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Warm-ups, re-qualifying and last chance races are no longer on Sunday's schedule. Ticket booths 9 and 13 will now open at 11 a.m. for infield access and all spectator gates will open at 12:30 p.m. Below is the schedule for Saturday and Sunday: Saturday 8 a.m. Infield Opens for Teams (Gates 9 & 13) 9 a.m. Spectator Gates Open 9:30 a.m. Practice Begins 3:30 p.m. Qualifying Begins 5 p.m. Racing Begins *Super Late Model Qualifier 1 (35 laps) *Super Late Model Qualifier 2 (35 laps) *Street Stock C Feature (20 laps) *Modified B Feature (20 laps) *Street Stock B Feature (25 laps) *Compact B Feature (20 laps) *Modified A Feature (50 laps) *Compact A Feature (50 laps) *Street Stock A Feature (50 laps) * Pro Late Model B Feature (25 laps) Sunday 11 a.m. Infield Opens for Teams (Gates 9 & 13) 12:30 p.m. Spectator Gates Open 2 p.m. Racing Begins *Super Late Model Feature (100 laps) *Pro Late Model Feature (100 laps) *Late Model Stock Feature (100 laps) The six classes of competition during the event include Super Late Model, Pro/Crate Late Model, Late Model Stock, Modified, Street Stock and Compact divisions. The five sanctioning bodies that will be represented are CRA (Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, Street Stock), CARS Tour (Super Late Models, Late Model Stock), Southern Super Series (Super Late Model), National Short Track Alliance (Modifieds), VORES Compact Touring Series (Compacts).