2022 Bristol Dirt Nationals

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March 20 to April 2, 2022
Bristol Motor Speedway Dirt
Bristol, Tennessee

Week 1: March 20-26, 2022

  • Super Late Models (March 25-26)
  • Modifieds
  • Stock Cars
  • Sport ModsHobby Stocks

Week 2: March 27-April 2, 2022

  • Super Late Models (April 1-2)
  • Open Modifieds
  • Factory Stocks
  • Street Stocks
  • Hornets

Week 1: March 20-26, 2022

  • Super Late Models (March 25-26)
  • Modifieds
  • Stock Cars
  • Sport Mods
  • Hobby Stocks

Week 2: March 27-April 2, 2022

  • Super Late Models (April 1-2)
  • Open Modifieds
  • Factory Stocks
  • Street Stocks
  • Hornets

Questions about Rules or Classes? Email Tech Director Shane Hewett at: shane@racexr.com

PIT PASSES
Allows access to the Pits and Pit Grandstands in Turn 4

  • $45 per day: Monday through Thursday
  • $50 per day: Friday & Saturday
  • $100: Weekend Pass | » BUY NOW!
  • $200: Week Pass, price until January 1 | » BUY NOW!
  • $225: Week Pass, price from Jan. 1 until Feb. 1 | » BUY NOW!
  • $275: Week Pass, price from Feb. 1 until March 1 | » BUY NOW!
  • $280: Week Pass, price after March 1, Available at the gate

KIDS 12 & UNDER / SENIOR 60+ / VETERAN PIT PASSES
Allows access to the Pits and Pit Grandstands in Turn 4

  • $20 per day: Monday through Thursday
  • $25 per day: Friday & Saturday
  • $50: Weekend Pass | » BUY NOW!
  • $100: Week Pass, price until January 1, 2022 | » BUY NOW!
  • $112.50: Week Pass, price from Jan. 1 until Feb. 1 | » BUY NOW!
  • $137.50 Week Pass, price from Feb. 1 until March 1 | » BUY NOW!
  • $140: Week Pass, price after March 1 – Available at the Gate

ALL-ACCESS PASSES
– Allows access to the Pits and Pit Grandstands Turn 4
– Allows access to Infield Staging
– Drivers DO NOT need All-Access if racing, only if viewing

  • $70 per day: Monday through Thursday
  • $85 per day: Friday & Saturday
  • $170: Weekend Pass | » BUY NOW!
  • $350: Week Pass, price until January 1 | » BUY NOW!
  • $375: Week Pass, price from Jan. 1 until Feb. 1 | » BUY NOW!
  • $400: Week Pass, price from Feb. 1 until March 1 | » BUY NOW!
  • $450: Week Pass, price after March 1 – Available at the Gate

KIDS 12 AND UNDER / SENIORS 60+ / VETERANS
– Allows access to the Pits and Pit Grandstands Turn 4
– Allows access to Infield Staging
– Drivers do not need All-Access if racing, only if viewing

  • $35 per day: Monday through Thursday
  • $42.50 per day: Friday & Saturday
  • $85: Weekend Pass | » BUY NOW!
  • $175: Week Pass, price until January 1 | » BUY NOW!
  • $187.50: Week Pass, price from Jan. 1 until Feb. 1 | » BUY NOW!
  • $200: Week Pass, price from Feb. 1 until March 1 | » BUY NOW!
  • $225: Week Pass, price after March 1 – Available at the Gate

INFIELD PASSES
– Needed if you have a Pit Pass and desire Infield Access
– Allows access to Infield Staging
– Not included with Driver Entry in 2022
– Drivers DO NOT need All-Access if racing, only if viewing

  • $30 Per Day, Not Sold in Advance

Daily Pit Passes / All-Access Passes are not sold in advance.

DRIVER ENTRY DOES NOT INCLUDE A PIT PASS

ATV/UTV Pass for the Week: $100

ATV/UTV Rules for the 2022 Bristol Dirt Nationals
Includes UTV, ATV, Golf Cart, Pit Bikes

  • Limited to ONE per team ONLY
  • No one under the age of 16 is allowed to operate a UTV/ATV/Golf Cart/Pit Bike under any circumstance
  • Must have a visible ATV/UTV Pass Sticker
  • Only allowed inside the fence of the Pit Area. Refer to Pit Travel Map. Always one-way travel
  • Must be in designated parking areas if not in pit stall (by grandstand and staging)
  • Travel on streets, to camping, showers, fan parking, etc. is strictly forbidden
  • No drinking while operating a UTV/ATV
  • All must be parked one hour after the races end every night, start at 7 a.m. the next day
  • These rules will be strictly enforced and all violators will have their vehicle impounded for the duration of the event

Additional Vehicles are not allowed in 2022. Any tow vehicles must enter attached to a trailer

Reserve a Pit Stall or your choice.

FREE Parking Stalls will be available by the drag strip.

REFUND POLICY:

If event is completed this item is non-refundable. This includes all tickets, parking, entry, and any item sold in advance. If event is cancelled, online purchases are fully refundable. If postponed, customers can choose new dates or partial refunds.

A completed event night is considered 50% of scheduled races run

The Bristol Dirt Nationals will utilize Westhold Transponders. If you do not have this brand transponder rentals will be available.

TO BE ANNOUNCED…

Enter for the 2022 Karl Kustoms Bristol Dirt Nationals in your class of choice.

Pricing for this event will increase by the following dates:

  • Hornet: $150 by Jan. 1 | $200 After / Available at the Gate
  • Factory Stock: $200 by Jan. 1 | $250 After / Available at the Gate
  • Street Stock: $200 by Jan. 1 | $250 After / Available at the Gate
  • Hobby Stock: $200 by Jan. 1 | $250 After / Available at the Gate
  • Stock Car: $250 by Jan. 1 | $300 After / Available at the Gate
  • Sport Mod: $250 by Jan. 1 | $300 After / Available at the Gate
  • Modified: $250 by Jan. 1 | $300 After / Available at the Gate
  • Open Modified: $300 by Jan. 1 | $350 After / Available at the Gate
  • Super Late Models: $400 by Jan. 1 | $500 After / Gate (Per Week)

DRIVER ENTRY DOES NOT INCLUDE A PIT PASS.

Online Entry will close on March 15, 2022

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– Seating is first-come, first-serve each day
– Online sales guarantee a ticket and allow you to skip the ticket line with a barcode-scanned ticket
– There are NO RESERVED SEATS
– General Admission Seating is not sold Monday through Thursday | Pit Passes / All-Access Passes Sold ONLY; Seating in Turn 4

GENERAL ADMISSION

  • $40 per day: Friday / Saturday ONLINE | » BUY NOW!
  • $45 per day: Friday / Saturday at the Track
  • $75: Weekend General Admission | » BUY NOW!
  • $85: Weekend General Admission Ticket, at the Track
  • $5 per day: Kids 12-and-Under ONLINE | » BUY NOW!
  • $10 Weekend Ticket: Kids 12-and-Under ONLINE | » BUY NOW!

Those with Pit Passes / All-Access Passes are allowed to sit in the Spectator or Pit Grandstands on Friday & Saturday

PARKING

Grandstand Parking is $10 Per Day and is available on Friday & Saturday | » BUY NOW!

Spectators will NOT be allowed to park in Competitor Parking; All Violators will be Towed

SUITES

SUITE INFO TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

RAINOUT POLICY

If event is completed any item sold non-refundable. This includes all tickets, parking, entry, and any item sold for the event. If event is cancelled, purchases are fully refundable. If postponed, customers can choose new dates or partial refunds.

A completed event night is considered 50% of scheduled races run

CAMPING

  • RVs or toterhomes attached to a race car trailer will be allowed to camp in the paved pit area at no additional cost
  • Additional Campers are NOT allowed in Pit Stalls
  • Camping is available in the Medallion and Drag Strip lots through Bristol Motor Speedway by calling 866-415-4158

BROADCAST INFO TO BE ANNOUNCED

Industry

VendorsSponsorsMedia
Looking to display your product at the Bristol Dirt Nationals?

$1000 per 10×10 spot. $500.00 each additional spot.
1 Week Pit Pass is included per 10 x 10. Max of 6 Week Passes Per Vendor.

Contact Dave Seay for all sales information: dave@racexr.com

Looking to advertise at the Bristol Dirt Nationals?

Contact Dave Seay for all sales information: dave@racexr.com

Media Credentials for this event are limited. To apply visit: https://racexr.com/media-creds/

Vendor Row

Participating Vendors at the 2022 Karl Kustoms Bristol Dirt Nationals

Karl Kustoms
ADDITIONAL VENDORS TO BE ANNOUNCED

Race Schedule

Click Week for Complete Schedule Info.

WEEK 1 - March 20 - 26, 2022WEEK 2 - March 27 - April 2, 2022

Friday, March 18, 2022

  • No Venue Access Allowed
  • NOON Pre-Event Stacking Begins (Dragway Entrance Access Road)

Saturday, March 19, 2022
Move-In Day

  • Outside Venue Access Only
  • Week Pit Pass Only
  • 9:00 AM Pit Ticket Booth Opens (Dragway Ticket Booth)
  • 9:00 AM Reserved & Free Parking Opens
  • 5:00 PM Registration / Draw / Transponders Open
  • TBD Pit Ticket Booth / Registration / Draw / Transponders Closes
  • TBD Nightly Stacking Begins

Sunday, March 20, 2022
Move-In Day

  • Outside Venue Access Only
  • Week Pit Pass Only
  • 9:00 AM Pit Ticket Booth Opens (Dragway Ticket Booth)
  • 9:00 AM Reserved & Free Parking Opens
  • 5:00 PM Registration / Draw / Transponders Open
  • TBD Pit Ticket Booth / Registration / Draw / Transponders Closes
  • TBD Nightly Stacking Begins

Monday, March 21, 2022
Open Practice

  • 10:00 AM  Pit Ticket Booth Opens (Dragway Ticket Booth)
  • 10:00 AM Registration / Draw / Transponders Open
  • 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM in Entrance Staging
  • 12:00 PM Driver Meeting – Infield
  • 2:00 PM Sport Mods and Stock Cars in Pre-Staging
  • 3:00 PM Track Gate Opens. Session 1 Enters
  • 4:30 PM Session 1 Practice
  • $30 Driver and $30 Infield Access or All Access (Pit Grandstand and Main Grandstand are Closed)
  • Drivers pay in line, Infield pay at Turn 3 Pedestrian Tunnel
  • No Vehicles in Infield, Must Carry in Hands thru Pedestrian Tunnel
  • 6:00 PM Hobby Stocks and Modifieds in Pre-Staging
  • 6:30 PM Session 1 Practice Concludes, Session 1 Exits, Session 2 Enters
  • 7:00 PM Track Prep
  • 8:00 PM Session 2 Practice for Hobby Stocks and Modifieds
  • $30 Driver and $30 Infield Access or All Access (Pit Grandstand and Main Grandstand are Closed)
  • Drivers pay in line, Infield pay at Turn 3 Pedestrian Tunnel
  • No Vehicles in Infield, Must Carry in Hands thru Pedestrian Tunnel
  • 10:00 PM Session 2 Practice Concludes, Session 2 Exits
  • 10:30 PM Pit Ticket Booth / Registration / Draw / Transponders Closes
  • TBD Nightly Stacking Begins

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Qualifying Night 1

  • Heats for Hobby Stocks, Sport Mods, Stock Cars Modifieds
  • Features for Hobby Stocks, Sport Mods, Stock Cars Modifieds
  • Complete Schedule released on/before Race Day

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Qualifying Night 2

  • Heats for Hobby Stocks, Sport Mods, Stock Cars Modifieds
  • Features for Hobby Stocks, Sport Mods, Stock Cars Modifieds
  • Complete Schedule released on/before Race Day

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Qualifying Night 3

  • Heats for Hobby Stocks, Sport Mods, Stock Cars Modifieds
  • Features for Hobby Stocks, Sport Mods, Stock Cars Modifieds
  • Super Late Model Practice
  • Complete Schedule released on/before Race Day

Friday, March 25, 2022
Finals Night 1

  • Super Late Model Complete Show
  • LCQs for Hobby Stocks, Sport Mods
  • Finals for Hobby Stocks, Sport Mods
  • Complete Schedule released on/before Race Day

Saturday, March 26, 2022
Finals Night 2

  • Super Late Model Complete Show
  • LCQs for Stock Cars, Modifieds
  • Finals for Stock Cars, Modifieds
  • Complete Schedule released on/before Race Day

Sunday, March 27, 2022
Move-In Day

  • Outside Venue Access Only
  • Week Pit Pass Only
  • 9:00 AM Pit Ticket Booth Opens (Dragway Ticket Booth)
  • 9:00 AM Reserved & Free Parking Opens
  • 5:00 PM Registration / Draw / Transponders Open
  • TBD Pit Ticket Booth / Registration / Draw / Transponders Closes
  • TBD Nightly Stacking Begins

Monday, March 28, 2022
Open Practice

  • 10:00 AM  Pit Ticket Booth Opens (Dragway Ticket Booth)
  • 10:00 AM Registration / Draw / Transponders Open
  • 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM in Entrance Staging
  • 12:00 PM Driver Meeting – Infield
  • 2:00 PM Hornets and Factory Stocks in Pre-Staging
  • 3:00 PM Track Gate Opens. Session 1 Enters
  • 4:30 PM Session 1 Practice for Hornets and Factory Stocks
  • $30 Driver and $30 Infield Access or All Access (Pit Grandstand and Main Grandstand are Closed)
  • Drivers pay in line, Infield pay at Turn 3 Pedestrian Tunnel
  • No Vehicles in Infield, Must Carry in Hands thru Pedestrian Tunnel
  • 6:00 PM Street Stocks and Open Modifieds in Pre-Staging
  • 6:30 PM Session 1 Practice Concludes, Session 1 Exits, Session 2 Enters
  • 7:00 PM Track Prep
  • 8:00 PM Session 2 Practice for Street Stocks and Open Modifieds
  • $30 Driver and $30 Infield Access or All Access (Pit Grandstand and Main Grandstand are Closed)
  • Drivers pay in line, Infield pay at Turn 3 Pedestrian Tunnel
  • No Vehicles in Infield, Must Carry in Hands thru Pedestrian Tunnel
  • 10:00 PM Session 2 Practice Concludes, Session 2 Exits
  • 10:30 PM Pit Ticket Booth / Registration / Draw / Transponders Closes
  • TBD Nightly Stacking Begins

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Qualifying Night 1

  • Heats for Hornets, Factory Stocks, Street Stocks, Open Modifieds
  • Features for Hornets, Factory Stocks, Street Stocks, Open Modifieds
  • Complete Schedule released on/before Race Day

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Qualifying Night 2

  • Heats for Hornets, Factory Stocks, Street Stocks, Open Modifieds
  • Features for Hornets, Factory Stocks, Street Stocks, Open Modifieds
  • Complete Schedule released on/before Race Day

Thursday, March 31, 2022
Qualifying Night 3

  • Heats for Hornets, Factory Stocks, Street Stocks, Open Modifieds
  • Features for Hornets, Factory Stocks, Street Stocks, Open Modifieds
  • Super Late Model Practice
  • Complete Schedule released on/before Race Day

Friday, April 1, 2022
Finals Night 1

  • Super Late Model Complete Show
  • LCQs for Factory Stocks, Street Stocks
  • Finals for Factory Stocks, Street Stocks
  • Complete Schedule released on/before Race Day

Saturday, April 2, 2022
Finals Night 2

  • Super Late Model Complete Show
  • LCQs for Hornets, Open Modifieds
  • Finals for Hornets, Open Modifieds
  • Complete Schedule released on/before Race Day

Schedule may be revised at any time for any reason.

Classes & Rules

Rules will be adjusted as necessary in the best interest of competition and safety.

Choose your class, Choose a rule set that is allowed for that class, Be 100% legal for that rule set with the exception of our spoiler, weight, tires, and notes which will supersede the original rule set.

Super Late Models

Class Notes: No Droop Rule, 39” MAX Deck Height and 15” MAX ground clearance on the RF Nose – Both measured Pre-Race.

Rules Allowed: LOLMS or WoO or USLMS
Spoiler: 8” Maximum
Weight: 2300 lbs. Minimum
Tires: TBD

Open Modifieds

Class Notes: Stamped parts are not required. Right side beadlocks are allowed. Any Sanctioning you choose may run any of the following tires: WISSOTA 35W, American Racer KK704, Hoosier G60 Stamped or Unstamped, or Hoosier M30 on the RF-LF-LR with a M60 on the RR. No mixing and matching of tires.

Rules Allowed: WISSOTA or UMP or USRA/USMTS
Spoiler: None
Weight: 2450 lbs.
Tires: See Notes Above

Rules Allowed: IMCA-type
Spoiler: 5” Maximum for the 604 Crate Only
Weight: 2450 lbs.
Tires: Hoosier G60 Stamped or Unstamped

Modifieds

Class Notes: Must be 100% Legal as the rules are written. Stamped parts are not required. Right side beadlocks allowed.

Rules Allowed: IMCA-type
Spoiler: 2” for the 604 Crate only, all others none
Weight: 2450 lbs.
Tires: Hoosier G60

Stock Cars

Class Notes: Stamped parts are not required. Right side beadlocks allowed. USRA and IMCA-type will be combined with the following exceptions. Must be legal to IMCA-type Carburetor rules & No Quick Change Rear Ends. WISSOTA S/S must be 100% Legal per how their rules are written.

Rules Allowed: IMCA-type or USRA
Spoiler: N/A
Weight: 2950 lbs.
Tires: American Racer KK704 or Hoosier G60

Rules Allowed: WISSOTA Street Stock
Spoiler: N/A
Weight: 2950 lbs.
Tires: WISSOTA 35W

Factory Stocks

Class Notes: Right side beadlocks allowed

Rules Allowed: USRA
Spoiler: N/A
Weight: 2950 lbs.
Tires: Hoosier F45 Pull Offs

Sport Mods

Class Notes: Stamped parts are not required. Right side beadlocks allowed. All of the following classes will run together, all MUST be 100% legal for how the rules are written in that selected class. Minor adjustments may be made during the race week in the best interest to keep the playing field even.

Rules Allowed: WISSOTA MidWest Mod
Rules Allowed: IMCA-type Southern Sport Mod
Rules Allowed: USRA Limited Mod
Rules Allowed: IMCA-type Northern Sport Mod
Rules Allowed: USRA B-Mod
Rules Allowed: Mid-East Modified (602 only)
Rules Allowed: SouthEastern Modified (602 only)

Street Stocks

Class Notes: Stamped Parts are not required. Right side beadlocks allowed.

Rules Allowed: CRUSA or Mid-East Street Stock
Spoiler: 8” Maximum
Weight: 2800 lbs. Crate – 3000 lbs. Open
Tires: Hoosier H500

Hornets

Class Notes: Stamped parts are not required. RF Beadlock is allowed. All cars must be 100% legal per the class rules you select as they are written.

Rule Allowed: SCDRA or USRA
Spoiler: N/A
Weight: 2200 lbs.
Tires: DOT Only

Rules Allowed: IMCA-type
Spoiler: N/A
Weight: N/A
Tires: DOT Only

Hobby Stocks

Class Notes: Stamped parts are not required. Right side beadlocks allowed. Both USRA & IMCA-type must be legal to the following tire rule. Maximum 7” wide wheels. 205,215, or 225 and 70 or 75 series on a 14” or 15” wheel. No all terrain, mud, snow, or racing tires.

Sanction: IMCA-type or USRA
Spoiler: N/A
Weight: N/A
Tires: DOT Only

RULES QUESTIONS? Email XR Tech Director Shane Hewett at shane@racexr.com

**AUTOMATIC DQ FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING**
Not having all required and approved safety equipment.
Not having a driveshaft safety loop.
Driveshaft not painted white.

*If noticed prior to race, driver will NOT be allowed to race*
RACEceiver’s are MANDATORY fo all races. NO RACE Automatic DQ.
Mud cover rings must be welded.
Weight not painted white or properly secured.

In the best interest of safety, Bristol Motor Speedway and X.CELERATED will require additional safety requirements for the running of the Bristol Dirt Nationals. All safety measures are mandatory for all classes. All cars must pass inspection or you will not be allowed to race at the event. DOWNLOAD CHECKLIST REVISED 2/19/21

We understand this may be a burden and additional expense to your racing program. Any questions regarding Safety, Rules, and Tech can be directed to shane@racexr.com

Format
See Late Model Format Below

Qualifying Divisions
– 3 Nights (If weather, based on Total Nights Ran).
– Heats with Passing Points.
– Up to 5 Qualifying Features Per Division, Up to 30 Cars Per, Lined Up by Heat Passing Points. 150 or less cars per class, everyone races a Heat and Feature.
– Get Finishing Points Based on Feature Finish or, if not in Feature, Passing Points Placement.
– WIN and You’re GUARANTEED a starting spot on the Final Night (Fri/Sat).
Not required to race every day, but every qualifying night is worth points towards starting position on final night. Example: Win a Qualifying Feature on Night 1 and take the week off, start 15th in Finals, or keep racing/collecting points, potentially start on pole.
– Fri/Sat Heats and Features are lined up by COMBINED POINTS from the qualifying nights.
– 24 Car Feature (15 Locked In – A combo of Winners or Winners + Points).
– Fri/Sat Final Heats (# of Races and Transfers Depends on Car Count), 1 LCQ (# of Transfers Depends on Car Count).
– We do not race B Mains with this format.

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Format may be adjusted depending on car count.

Super Late Model Format

LATE MODEL FORMAT TO BE ANNOUNCED

Maps

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Complete Payout

– Payout is done Friday and Saturday Nights at the Pit Shack.
– Pit Shack will close ONE HOUR after the races end.
– Any payout held due to Tire or Fuel Testing will be mailed within 14 Days of passed test results pending complete W9.
– Any payout not picked up at the event will be mailed within 30 Days pending complete W9.

PAYOUT TO BE ANNOUNCED

Logos

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