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“Enjoyed it very much!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Motor Speedway
5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC 28027
704-455-3200
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Concord
Type: Race Car Tracks, Theaters & Stadiums
Activities: Driving
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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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“Enjoyed it very much!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We went to the light show on their second night--Sunday night before Thanksgiving--about 8:00. One reviewer advised to be sure that everyone went to the bathroom before getting in line since there would be lots of cars and no way to pull out for a pit stop. So we did that. But when we got to CMS, we saw three lanes leading to the ticket booth 1/4 to 1/2 mile away. You could pay $30 instead of $20 to get in the express lane. But there were no other cars in sight. We drove right up to the ticket booth! One other car left just as we approached, and one car came up behind us just after we got through the booth. But it certainly wasn't crowded that night. We are not NASCAR people at all, but very much enjoyed our visit, and driving on the track for about half-way around. It was very cold walking through the Bethlehem Village, and there were no actors there, but it was still nice. We felt it was worth our money to stop on our way south!

Visited November 2013
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“Christmas at the Speedway”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Went to see the Christmas light displays last night… it is definitely worth the extra $10 to go to the Express Lane… where you still must wait in line. Tons of cars and people there. You drive on the infield and the track to see all of the displays and they show movies on the giant screen as well.
Had our grand baby's picture taken with Santa where the line was short and you get your photo quickly. You can get food and hot drinks, ride a little train, have a carriage ride or visit the Bethlehem Village where they have a nativity scene and stalls with live animals. Price was $20 per car or $30 if you pay to get the express lane, $50 for vans. Something different to do at the Speedway.

Visited November 2013
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“World of Outlaws Sprint Car Championships”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I spent some time at the dirt track at Charlotte Motor Speedway and had a fabulous time watching the racing. The facilities are excellent with numerous food choices. My friend and I had pit passes so enjoyed seeing the cars and watching the races trackside. Prepare to get dirty!

Visited November 2013
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“Family fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

There are many things that go on at Charlotte Motor Speedway. During the holiday season the have millions of Christmas lights that you can drive around the speedway and see. Thier is all different types of racing from Nascar, Open Wheel World of Outlaws at the dirt track and at Zmax you have drag racing. Something for everyone.

Visited October 2013
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“Thats racing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Always enjoy the truck race and the Allstar race. We sit in the family section and the seats are great. My grandson is now 10 and we have been taking him to the races since he was 2 years old.Always suggest ear protection for children. Get tickets early and you'll get great discounts.

Visited May 2013
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