Street Fights News
- November 2012
With the 2013 season in the staging lanes, Bristol Dragway fans have one more reason to get excited about what lies ahead. After a complete overhaul, Bristol Dragway’s new website gets the green light and is up and running with pages of information designed to help every visitor plan their trip to historic Thunder Valley.
- September 2012
With the start of school just behind them, Northeast State and Bristol Dragway want to puts students on the “fast track” during the Sept. 13 Taco Bell® Street Fights event. Northeast State Night gives students a break to hit the track instead of the books on Thursday night. One lucky person also will leave Thunder Valley with a new iPod Nano thanks to Northeast State.
Free racing, free tacos and the region’s meanest street-legal cars highlight Taco Bell® Night Thursday, Sept. 6 during Taco Bell® Street Fights at Bristol Dragway. Anyone who brings a Taco Bell® receipt to Street Fights on Thursday can challenge legendary Thunder Valley for free.
- August 2012
School is just around the corner and Northeast State and Bristol Dragway want to puts students on the “fast track” during the August 9 Taco Bell® Street Fights event.
Northeast State Night gives students one last chance to hit the track before they hit the books for the upcoming school year. One lucky person also will leave Thunder Valley with a new iPod Nano thanks to Northeast State.
- July 2012
Thanks to fan demand Power Hour returns to Thunder Valley for Taco Bell Street Fights presented by KEDPlasma July 5.
- June 2012
Ford has a special surprise for the spectators and fans that come to Taco Bell Street Fights on June 28. It’s not a bird or a plane falling from the sky, but instead, cold hard cash.
Ford Money Drop is back in Thunder Valley, with a fan-favorite promotion to give everyone a chance to leave at the end of the night with their pockets filled with bills.
Ford Night is back by popular demand and is going to put some extra excitement into Taco Bell® Street Fights on June 7.
Taco Bell® Street Fights always provides a place for race fans to display their skills behind the wheel, but there will be a special incentive during Ford Night. Thunder Valley officials will reward anyone who can top 125 mph during any pass down the track with a special place in the 125 mph club. Each person who does so will receive a car decal to show everyone in town they fought the Valley and won.
- May 2012
The United States Air Force, a group known for speed and muscle, plays host to area race fans during the May 31 Taco Bell Street Fights at Bristol Dragway, another entity known for speed and muscle. During the evening, there will be several special opportunities for spectators to experience the power of the Air Force.
Thanks to Taco Bell®, May 24 may be the perfect chance to race for anyone who has been tempted to test their ride during Taco Bell® Street Fights at Bristol Dragway.
For those who have yearned to take on drag racing’s most historic track, anyone with a Taco Bell receipt will be able to race for $5 on Taco Bell® Night on May 24.
Bristol Dragway and the Taco Bell® Street Fights have a simple question for race fans. Where do you eat your tacos?
As part of a new promotion, race fans can submit photos of themselves eating Taco Bell® food for a chance to win a catered party for 10 people at the Street Fights season finale. Creative photos are encouraged, as the best will be selected each week for special prizes.
Being perfect is hard to do, but for those able to pull it off at Taco Bell® Street Fights on Thursday, May 10, a free season pass will be the reward.
Spectators and racers both have the opportunity to test their reaction time skills to earn season passes for the rest of the 2012 Street Fights schedule at Bristol Dragway.
- April 2012
Power Hour returns to Taco Bell Street Fights on Thursday, May 3 with a new format which is sure to increase the drama and importance of this all-out, run what ya’ brung event.
For 2012, five Power Hours will be scheduled throughout the season, giving the region’s baddest street cars an opportunity to flex their muscle in front of the crazy Street Fights crowd.
04/30/12Burnout Competition Highlights Taco Bell Street Fights Thursday; DER Bracket Series Returns to Action May 4-6
Smoke will rise from Thunder Valley during the Thursday, May 3 Taco Bell® Street Fights event at Bristol Dragway, but there will be no cause for alarm as the popular Burnout Competition returns with abundant tire smoke.
Vehicles of all shapes and sizes are invited to take part in this exciting contest to show which machine can produce the biggest and thickest cloud of tire-melting smoke in Thunder Valley. Fans should expect the unexpected to happen as drivers push their cars to the limit in this crowd-pleasing event.
Thanks to a group of students at East Tennessee State University, College Night at Taco Bell® Street Fights on Thursday, April 26 will be the perfect evening to take a break from study time and learn about reaction time.
At the beginning of the semester, students from the Motorsports Operations program at ETSU were tasked with developing and executing promotions for a Bristol Dragway event. They chose to continue the College Night theme from years past with a couple of additions.
During the April 12 Taco Bell® Street Fights presented by ZROCK 99.3 at Bristol Dragway only one thing stands between several ladies and a new piece of jewelry… a big pit of sand.
Thanks to the Ladies’ Night Diamond Dig one lucky lady will uncover a shiny, new piece of jewelry.
During the April 5 Taco Bell® Street Fights presented by ZROCK 99.3 event in Thunder Valley, spectators and racers will be looking upward. No, the sky isn’t falling, but cash will be floating from the top of the Bristol Dragway control tower.
- March 2012
To celebrate their title sponsorship of the Taco Bell® Street Fights presented by ZROCK 99.3, Taco Bell® will cover the admission for any racer who shows a Taco Bell® receipt at the gate for the Saturday, March 31 season opener at Bristol Dragway.
Bristol Dragway officials today announced Taco Bell® as the title sponsor for Street Fights, the ever-popular street-legal drag racing series.
Entering its 12th season in Thunder Valley, Taco Bell® Street Fights presented by ZROCK 99.3 is the place for anyone with a need for speed to take racing to the track. Any street-legal vehicle can participate at Street Fights and there are no limitations on skill, as long as the racer has a valid driver’s license.