Construction on the NASCAR track began last Monday.
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.