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Bristol brings big-time hospitality to its ‘Battle’

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 11 / 16

A rendering shows planned premium seating behind an end zone at Bristol Motor Speedway. Photo by: COURTESY OF BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY Tennessee and Virginia Tech will storm the field i...

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Coast to Coast

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