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Tennessee No Smoking Law Applies to Bristol Motor Speedway

Publication Date: 2008-01-01
  • Publication:Eyewitness News Memphis

Bristol Motor Speedway officials are warning NASCAR fans that there will be no smoking in the stands this year.

A new state law that took effect in October prohibits smoking in most public facilities, including sports arenas.

Speedway spokesman Kevin Triplett says he's received a lot of complaints about the change, but also some calls from people happy about the ban.

The restrictions will apply to all seating areas, terraces and restrooms but not the concourses.

Smokers will be asked to extinguish cigarettes and cigars when spotted.