Originally written on Total Sports Blog  |  Last updated 11/17/14
It’s called the coliseum. A place where 43 drivers strap in and compete for 500 miles/laps. In 2016, Bristol Motor Speedway will transformer into an NCAA football stadium. According to Bruce Feldman of CBSSports.com, the Tennessee Volunteers and Virginia Tech Hokies have agreed to play at the 1.0 mile track. Guess you can call it football in the fast lane, though it really has nothing to do with the up-tempo offenses.  Bristol Motor Speedway holds 150,000. The NCAA recognized attendance record for college football is 115,109, which was set last month at Michigan Stadium for the Michigan-Notre Dame game. Bristol is about halfway between the two campuses on Interstate 81, 110 miles northeast of Knoxville, Tenn., and 125 miles southwest of Blacksburg, Va. According to the report, the announcement is expected to be made on Monday, with Athletic Directors from both universities on hand. Whenever tickets are announced, count me as one of those in attendance. This will definitely be a game...
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