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Bristol Motor Speedway Forms Priority Points Program For Tickets To Football Game

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 01 / 15

Guaranteed deposits for the Battle at Bristol college football game currently are only available for Bristol Motor Speedway season-ticket holders, but the track yesterday announced that beginning July 1, single-event ticket holders "will be able to make nonguaranteed deposits" for the remaining se...

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