Dave Harding Pictures

  • BRISTOL, TN - OCTOBER 14: (L-R) Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech head coach, Marcus Smith, president and COO of Speedway Motorsports, Jim Weaver, Virginia Tech athletic director director, Dave Hart, Tennessee vice chancellor and director of athletics, Butch Jones, Tennessee head coach, and Jerry Caldwell, general manager of Bristol Motor Speedway, sign the official contracts during a press conference at Bristol Motor Speedway on October 14, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. Bristol Motor Speedway plans to transform the legendary Speedway into the world's largest football stadium for the inaugural Battle at Bristol, to be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016. The event will feature a game between the Virginia Tech Hokies and Tennessee Volunteers and is projected to set the NCAA record for highest si