Social Roundup: College football at Bristol Motor Speedway

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Richmond International Raceway wasn’t the only NASCAR track in use on Saturday night.

While Denny Hamlin was busy winning the Federated Auto Parts 400, 324 miles west in Bristol, Tennessee, a college football game was being played in Bristol Motor Speedway.

The Tennessee Volunteers played the Virginia Tech Hokies at Bristol Motor Speedway, one of the smallest tracks on the NASCAR circuit.

156,990 people crammed into “Thunder Valley” for the Flying J Bristol Battle at Bristol, making it the most people to ever attend a college football game. Those fans watched the Volunteers drum the Hokies 45-24.

Here’s a look at the scene Saturday night in Bristol: