Bristol Motor Speedway to reveal traffic plan for Battle at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) – Tuesday, Bristol Motor Speedway officials are expected to release more information on about how the surge in traffic will be handled this week.

People from across the nation are converging to the speedway for a new college football tradition and one that will shatter old world records.

The NASCAR track recently transformed into a college football stadium. This weekend the Tennessee Volunteers will take on the Virginia Tech Hokies.

The Battle at Bristol is expecting 150,000 people in attendance – breaking the previous record of 117,000 for the largest college football gathering.

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.

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