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Charlotte Motor Speedway

Address: 5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC 28027
Phone Number: 704-455-3200
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Ranked #2 of 26 things to do in Concord
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Auto racing tracks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Driving
Owner description: For more than 50 years, Charlotte Motor Speedway has set the standard for motorsports entertainment...
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Type: Auto racing tracks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Driving
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: For more than 50 years, Charlotte Motor Speedway has set the standard for motorsports entertainment for fans of all ages.Charlotte Motor Speedway is the only race vacation destination where fans can immerse themselves in the heart of NASCAR country. Visitors can attend one-of-a-kind race spectacles such as the Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR Sprint All- Star Race and Bank of America 500; take behind-the-scenes speedway and race shop tours; explore the new NASCAR Hall of Fame; and drive an 800-horsepower stock car.Charlotte Motor Speedway, zMAX Dragway and The Dirt Track at Charlotte host international NASCAR, NHRA and World of Outlaw events; gigantic AutoFairs, grassroots Legend Car and street legal drag racing, Monster Trucks and one of the world’s largest drive-through holiday light shows, Carolina Christmas. There’s entertainment for every thrill-seeker!Through every event and every decade, Charlotte Motor Speedway puts FANS FIRST with a never-ending commitment to enhance the fan experience. That tradition continues with unmatched value through affordable season tickets, the debut of the world’s largest high-definition television screen and more opportunities for you to see your favorite drivers. Make memories with us at The Greatest Place to See the Race!

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Harrisburg, NC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It was ok, at the race, at the xmas thing, it was pretty cool going onto the race track, and the mangers,etc

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Asheville, North Carolina
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155 reviews 155 reviews
51 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Our Charlotte Motor Speedway experience is limited to the Christmas light show, and we love it. The kids LOVE getting to ride on the track. It's always just a wholesome, fun time!

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It's a racing Mecca, with a NASCAR track, dirt track, and a 4-wide drags trip literally within a stone's throw of one another, and the Hendrick and Roush and other race shops nearby. A spouse that's not into racing, no worries, there are plenty of other diversions nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We spent the weekend in Charlotte for Valentine's day and had already decided to do the track tour. We opted for the 1 hour tour because my boyfriend had taken the tours previously and we had several other things to see. Our guide Melissa, was very knowledgeable and friendly. It is definitely worth the $12 to go around the track... More 

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Denver, North Carolina
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26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Took the whole family, kids and grandkids -everybody liked it. We saw all the tracks, quad lane drag-strip, go-kart, lawn mower, dirt track and the big one. Had fun running around the track, stopping and sitting, sideways, on the banked turn. Went to victory "lane" and had our pictures taken, drove through the pits and garage area. Great time for... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Lots and lots of walking but I had a lot of fun even though I am not a NASCAR fan. I went with a family of 5 and we all had the time of our life.

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Whether they are fans of NASCAR or not, when we have visitors in town I always take them to see the speedway. Going to a race is something everyone should do at least once, but even if you are in town on a week when there is not a race, it is still an impressive sight to see. The speedway... More 

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South Carolina
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Went on the tour of the speedway. Our tour guide was great and the kids loved the ride around the track! We were amazed at the slant of the track! We got to walk around the field area and even brought a real racing tire home...my husband turned it into a tire swing for the kids! Lots of fun even... More 

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Concord
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The 1.5 mile speedway is an ideal track for both handling and speed which makes for exciting racing. There is plenty of parking although you may have to walk a ways and the allow coolers up to certain sizes. My only complaint would be that the concessions are very pricey and the crowds are large.

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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

What a *terrible* waste of money. Long driving line (doesn't look long when you first pull in), to see sparsely-filled displays that are barely worthy of being in one's home yard, let alone paying $20 to see! 98% of displays are two-dimensional with lights spaced so far apart that we couldn't determine what many of them were supposed to be!... More 

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