During a normal racing event, Cherokee Raceway Park hosts about 100 race cars and 400 people, but the governor’s executive order names racetracks as non-essential businesses and prohibits gatherings greater than 10 people.
While it looks like a car more suited for the drive-in than the dragstrip, Randy Ellis’ 1957 Chevrolet is a true hot rod.
One of two brothers arrested Sunday accused of drag racing each other and fleeing a traffic stop in Hawkins County reportedly told the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office he didn't pull over because he had an “adrenaline rush.”
Providing the power for a national champion drag racing team in 2013 was a pretty big deal, but for Surgoinsville engine guru Mike Allen Sr., placing first and second in 2018 was almost as good as it gets.
Jeff Byrd, the late Bristol Motor Speedway president and general manager, was inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame on Thursday.
From the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals on Father’s Day weekend to June’s new Fitzgerald Peterbilt truck show and fireworks, the 2017 Bristol Dragway schedule will feature something for every type of drag racing fan.