Aug 24, 2013; Bristol, TN, USA; Fireworks go off during the national anthem prior to the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
Exciting news has come out regarding Virginia Tech Football. The Hokies and Tennessee have agreed to play a football game at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2016. The game is currently scheduled to be played on September 10th, 2016. The number of fans that could come to the game is remarkable, as this specific game could draw 160,000 people.
The event has been talked about for a while now, and it has finally been made official. The game could break NCAA records in terms of the crowd. It will be interesting to see where the field will be placed exactly on the race track. The speedway is halfway between both campuses which makes it convenient for both schools. Also, the location makes it easy for supports of both schools to come out to the event. This is a great news for the Hokies as they will be involved in a game that will for sure go down in history. More details will certainly come as time moves along.