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Charlotte Motor Speedway

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Map of Charlotte Motor Speedway

Map of Charlotte Motor Speedway

Logo Courtesy of NASCAR

Location:

5555 Concord Parkway South

Concord, NC 28027

Ticket Information:

Speedway ticket office (800) 455-FANS or (704) 455-3200

Track Layout:

1.5 Mile quad-oval

24 degree banking in turns

5 degrees of banking on the straight

Important Track Dates:

Track Built: 1959

First NASCAR Race: 1960

First Night Race: 1992

Renamed Lowes Motor Speedway: 1999

Renamed Charlotte Motor Speedway: 2010

Owner:

Speedway Motorsports Inc. (Bruton Smith)

First NASCAR Winner:

Joe Lee Johnston - 1960

The Heart Of NASCAR:

With a large majority of NASCAR teams based within 30 miles of Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina this is truly the heart of NASCAR country.

Since 1960 this famous 1.5 mile quad-oval has hosted some legendary races. The World 600, now known as the Coca-Cola 600, on Memorial Day weekend has been a track staple since the speedway opened. The fall Sprint Cup race is part of the Chase for the Sprint Cup 10-race playoff and is well on its way to building a history all its own.

In addition to a truck series event in May and a Nationwide Series race to compliment both of its cup series event Charlotte Motor Speedway also hosts the Sprint All-Star Race (formerly known as "The Winston"). This non-points shootout format was designed purely for the fans excitement, and it delivers.

Track owner Bruton Smith has a well-deserved reputation for putting the fans first and although the track is over 40 years old, Charlotte Motor Speedway is one of the best places on the NASCAR circuit to watch a race. Modern, well-kept facilities, great sight lines, lots of related activities and well-planned traffic flow make any trip to see NASCAR race at its "home track" a great fan-friendly experience.

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