Sharpie 500 Tickets
Bristol Motor Speedway is home to one of NASCAR's biggest races'the Sharpie 500. Each year, dozens of drivers from the various teams navigate the course at top speeds in hopes of earning a victory and earning prize money. This year, Matt Kenseth won the race and earned himself some valuable points. In NASCAR, race winners receive 180 points. The runner up gets 170 points, third place gets 165, fourth place 160, and so on down the line in changing point increments depending on the finishing position of the driver. Bonus points can also be earned for leading laps and leading the most laps. Owners and manufacturers also earn points awarded for various criteria. After the 26th race of the season, the 'Chase for the Championship' begins. This is where all qualifying drivers vie for the title of champion. Point totals are adjusted and only those who qualify can compete for the title. The excitement of fans reaches fever pitch during the 'chase' and many people talk about nothing else during this stretch. It is like the World Series for NASCAR fans. This year's Sharpie 500 was an exciting race with 17 different lead changes over the course of approximately three hours. The average speed was around 85 miles per hour. Now is the best time to get tickets for next year's Sharpie 500 and you'll want to act quickly as NASCAR fans are notoriously devoted to their sport. See More Sharpie 500 Tickets at Stubhub!