Bandit Series wraps up 2019 season at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend

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Updated Oct 18, 2019
Weaverville, North Carolina-based truck racer Ricky “Rude” Proffitt is looking to three-peat as Bandit Big Rig Series champion this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee.Weaverville, North Carolina-based truck racer Ricky “Rude” Proffitt is looking to three-peat as Bandit Big Rig Series champion this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee.

Two-time defending Bandit Big Rig Series champion Ricky “Rude” Proffitt will be gunning for the three-peat this weekend on the series’ biggest stage – the 2019 season finale at the famed Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee.

Proffitt currently holds a 13-point in the points standings over Mark Noble. Proffitt is the only Bandit Series driver with two wins so far during the 2019 campaign.

The season finale will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, at Bristol with events going on at the track throughout the day. The Fan Series Truck Show, which will be located outside Gate 7, will kick off at 9 a.m. Truckers can bring their trucks to show off to other fans.

Track gates will open at 11 a.m., and a meet-and-greet with Bandit Series drivers will be begin at 1 p.m.

Opening ceremonies will be held at 3:15 p.m., and the first heat race will begin at 3:30 p.m. The 30-lap feature race is expected to begin at 6:25 p.m.

Following the race, there will be interviews with the winners, a concert featuring Tony Justice presented by Truck Boss Show, and a 2019 season awards party in which all fans are invited.

Tickets are available online here for $15 for adults. Children 8 and under get in free. Additional ticket packages for infield access are also available.

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