Bristol Motor Speedway bills itself as &#34;The World&#39;s Fastest Half Mile.&#34; This high-banked short track is very fast, very tight and very exciting. The racing here was once compared to jetfighters in a gymnasium. Way too much horsepower in close quarters makes for a thrilling show.<p>The toughest ticket in NASCAR is the August race under the lights in Bristol and that&#39;s for a very good reason. It&#39;s always an incredible race. There is no doubt that Bristol Motor Speedway tops this list.</p>The short track that races like a superspeedway. Richmond International Raceway is the only track on this list that truly features multiple grooves. Cars can race side-by-side all night long and a faster car can jump to the top groove and still get by. There is still plenty of bump-and-run short track action but the additional racing grooves open up a whole other dimension to NASCAR Sprint Cup racing. Richmond sells out both races every year and fans definitely get their money&#39;s worth.Martinsville Speedway is the only track remaining on the Sprint Cup schedule that saw action during NASCAR&#39;s original 1948 &#34;strictly stock&#34; season. This flat .526 mile oval is the smallest and slowest track on the schedule and jamming 43 cars on this short track makes for close quarters. Attending a race in Martinsville is like if your local county fair hosted a NASCAR race. It&#39;s got a small town feel like no other track on the schedule and you&#39;re nearly guaranteed to leave happy.