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Bristol Motor Speedway - Bristol, Tennessee


Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa, Gatlinburg, TN

2019 Bristol Food City 500

Billed as the “world’s fastest half-mile,” NASCAR racing at Bristol Motor Speedway has been likened to flying fighter jets in a gymnasium. Now you can experience the thrills of short track racing at the 2019 Bristol Food City 500.

The high banked oval track at Bristol leads to intense racing excitement and cars swapping paint. Plus you’ll enjoy exceptional covered seating in the Allison Terrace. Located along the front stretch, your terrace level seating is elevated to provide the best views and reduced noise level. You’ll also enjoy elevator access, private concessions and restrooms, stadium style seats with seat-backs and cup-holders. The Allison Terrace also provides the best views of the pit areas.

But that’s only the beginning of this exceptional weekend getaway.

While race day is filled with screaming car engines, you’ll also enjoy 4 nights of luxurious studio suite accommodations at the scenic Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort in Gatlinburg. The resort is located near the heart of beautiful downtown Gatlinburg, next to the national park and near Gatlinburg’s many shops, galleries, boutiques, diners and other attractions. Your spacious room will offer a spectacular view of the surrounding Great Smoky Mountains. As with every Westgate Event, the fun and excitement begins from the time you check in as a VIP. Your Westgate stay will include an entertaining Welcome Party complete with a delicious dinner, open bar, a highly entertaining DJ and even prizes.

You’ll also enjoy convenient transportation to and from Bristol Motor Speedway, personal concierge services throughout your stay, as well as a late checkout time on your final day.

Please note that our NASCAR events always sell out quickly and these Bristol Food City 500 packages are sure to be an exciting and fun-filled springtime event in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains. Race to your phone and book your event package today.

VIP Experience

In addition to luxurious studio suite accommodations and special amenities at Westgate Resorts, you’ll enjoy VIP treatment throughout the length of your event vacation, including:

– A fun-filled VIP Welcone Party complete with DJ, open bar, dinner and prizes

– Personal Concierge Services

– Complimentary transportation to and from your event

– Late check-out on final day

Bristol Motor Speedway

Bristol Motor Speedway is a NASCAR short track located in Bristol, Tennessee. Constructed in 1960, it held its first NASCAR race on July 30, 1961. Despite its short length, Bristol is among the most popular tracks on the NASCAR schedule because of its distinct features, which include extraordinarily steep banking, an all-concrete surface, two pit roads, and staum-like seating. It has also been named one of the loudest NASCAR tracks.

Bristol Motor Speedway is the 4th largest sports venue in America and the 8th largest in the world, housing up to 165,000 people. The track is so short that speeds are far lower than is typical on most NASCAR oval tracks, but they are very fast compared to other short tracks due to the high banking. These features make for a considerable amount of “paint swapping” where the initial starting grid of 43 vehicles in the Cup Series extends almost halfway around the track, meaning that the slower-qualifying cars begin the race almost half a lap down.

Resort Information

Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort

Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa offers cabin-style luxury in the heart of Tennessee’s spectacular Great Smoky Mountains. You’ll enjoy spacious accommodations featuring all the comforts of home, plus a wide variety of exquisite resort amenities ranging from hiking trails, two heated outdoor swimming pools and recreational options to an award-winning on-site restaurant, a world class spa and the year-round, indoor/outdoor Wild Bear Falls water park!

The resort sits adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park – the most visited national park in the U.S. Enjoy spectacular views and cabin-styled architecture at Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort where you’ll appreciate a fully-equipped kitchen, private balcony or patio and many more luxuries and amenities.

Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort Amenities

• Wild Bear Falls Indoor Water Park
• Westgate Smokehouse Grill
• Mason Jar Lounge
• Roaring Fork Snack Bar
• Smoky Mountains Ice Cream Shop
• Room Service
• Serenity Spa by Westgate
• Two Heated Outdoor Pools (seasonal)
• Two Hot Tubs
• Fitness Center
• Playground
• Game Room
• BBQ Grills
• Trolley Service to Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge
• 24-Hour Smoky Mountain Marketplace
• Concierge Service
• Attraction Tickets Desk
• DVD Rentals
• High-Speed Wireless Internet Access – Fee will apply
• 24-Hour Front Desk & Security

Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort Restaurants

Westgate Smokehouse Grill

Enjoy a delicious dinner on-site by visiting the Smokehouse Grill where you’ll find award-winning barbecue such as St. Louis BBQ ribs, smoked beef brisket, pulled pork, and chicken. The Smokehouse Grill offers breakfast and dinner daily and also features steaks, pasta, seafood, burgers, sandwiches, pizza, salads and a flavorful kid’s menu.

The Smokehouse Grill is open from 8 am to 12 pm and from 5-10 pm daily.

Roaring Fork Snack Bar

Conveniently located on the second floor of the onsite Wild Bear Falls indoor water park complex, Roaring Fork Snack Bar is the perfect spot to grab a quick burger, hot dog, pizza or sandwich. This classic fast-food All-American grill also offers fresh salads and other snacks.

Roaring Fork is open Monday – Friday, 12-5 pm and weekends 12-7 pm

Smoky Mountain Ice Cream Shop

It’s always a great time to get ice cream! The new Smoky Mountain Ice Cream Shop offers all your favorite flavors so indulge with a scoop or two in a cup or a cone and be sure to add your favorite toppings. You’ll also find a variety of shakes, ice cream bars and

sundaes as well as soda, chips, cotton candy, cookies, caramel apples and other snacks.

Located in the Activities Area just north of the Lodge, the Ice Cream Shop is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 3-10 pm.

Mason Jar Lounge

Enjoy snacks, appetizers and full bar service at the Mason Jar Lounge, located at the Smokehouse Grill. Grab your favorite refreshment and enjoy flat-screen TVs broadcasting all the major sporting events.

The Mason Jar Lounge is open Friday – Sunday from 5-11 pm and Monday – Thursday from 5-10 pm. Happy Hour takes place daily from 5-7 pm with 2-for-1 on domestic beer and house cocktails.

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Event Package Includes

  • - 4 nights in a Studio Suite
  • - VIP Welcome Party (dinner, open bar, DJ, prizes)
  • - 2 Food City 500 tickets
  • - Easy Transportation to/from Race
Package Itinerary

Saturday, April 6


VIP Check-in

7:30– 9:30 PM

Welcome Party (dinner, open bar, DJ & prizes)

Sunday, April 7


Depart the Resort


Bristol Food City 500 Race

Monday, April 8


Breakfast and VIP Resort Preview

Tuesday, April 9

All Day


Wednesday, April 10


Late Check-out

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