1st week of construction done as Bristol Motor Speedway transformed into football field

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BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) – Bristol Motor Speedway has released video of the first phase of its transformation into the largest football venue in the world.

Construction on the NASCAR track began last Monday.

MORE: Livestream of Bristol Motor Speedway being transformed into football field. 

The Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol, a contest on the gridiron between the University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech, is scheduled for September 10.

More than 150,000 fans are expected to be in attendance at the game.

News 2 will air a Battle at Bristol special Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. The game will broadcast Saturday, Sept. 10 on WKRN at 7 p.m. CST.

Click here for full coverage of the Battle at Bristol.

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