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NASCAR America: Bristol Motor Speedway looks to bring back old Bristol racing

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

BRISTOL, TN - AUGUST 21: Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Haas Automation Chevrolet, celebrates his final race at Bristol Motor Speedway with a burnout after finishing the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race on August 21, 2016 in Bristol, Tennessee. The race was delayed due to inclement weather on Saturday, August 20. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

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Despite its size and massive grandstands, one thing historically has put Bristol Motor Speedway ahead of most other tracks: its old-school racing.

They don’t call the place “The World’s Fastest Half-Mile” and “The Last Great Colosseum” for nothing. Indeed, BMS definitely lives up to its reputation.

The track hopes to improve its racing even more with a new lower bottom groove and a spray-on substance that will help grip, particularly high in the turns, for this weekend’s racing.

On Wednesday’s edition of NASCAR America, analysts Dale Jarrett and Greg Biffle discussed how the new enhancements will be beneficial to drivers in Sunday’s Food City 500.