Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Snow Tires Not Needed in Bristol This Year

The forecast calls for sunny skies and temperatures in the low 70s when the NASCAR circuit races in Bristol, Tenn., this weekend, and that's good news to fans of the sport and officials who run and operate Bristol Motor Speedway. As the Bristol Herald Courier reminds us, spring-like weather was not the case for last year's March race in Bristol, when the event was delayed by snow and snowmen in the infield and snow angels at the start/finish line accentuated the scene. Weather is always unpredictable for the Bristol spring race. This excerpt from the article gives a perfect example:

In 2004, it was 78 degrees and sunny, and race-goers were breaking out the sunscreen; at last year’s race the high temperature was 46 degrees, and it snowed.

Read the article in its entirety.

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