BRISTOL, Tenn. — NASCAR announced Monday that it will postpone all race events until May 3, including Bristol Motor Speedway races. 

Bristol Motor Speedway's Food City 500 race scheduled from April 3rd through the 5th will be rescheduled for a later date.

In a tweet, NASCAR said "we intend to hold all 36 races this season, with future rescheduling soon to be determined as we continue to monitor this situation closely with public health officials and medical expert."

Bristol Motor Speedway also issued a statement agreeing with NASCAR's decision to postpone all race events. 

"Once we have a confirmed rescheduled date, we will inform you as soon as possible. We thank you for your patience during this time and we look forward to having all of you here once again at The Last Great Colosseum," said Jerry Caldwell Executive Vice President & General Manager of Bristol Motor Speedway. 

Ticketholders  at Bristol Motor Speedway through Food City stores may use their April 3-5, 2020 tickets for the postponed event, choose to receive an event credit for the full amount paid plus an additional 20% or receive a full refund. 

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