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  • BRISTOL, TN - OCTOBER 14: (L-R) Dr. Jerry Punch, ESPN auto racing and college football commentator, introduces Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech head coach, Jim Weaver, Virginia Tech athletic director director, Marcus Smith, president and COO of Speedway Motorsports, Jerry Caldwell, general manager of Bristol Motor Speedway, Dave Hart, Tennessee vice chancellor and director of athletics, and Butch Jones, Tennessee head coach 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