MOTORSPORT ATTRACTIONS

LOCAL RACE TRACKS

RACE SHOPS & MUSEUMS

RACING EXPERIENCES

LOCAL RACE TRACKS 

Concord Speedway

7940 US Highway 601 South

Concord, NC

(704) 782-4221

America’s Supershort track (¼ mile and ½ mile tracks)

Legends and Bandos. Pure Stocks and late models.

http://concordspeedway.net/

Charlotte Motor Speedway

5555 Concord Pkwy South

Concord, NC 28027

(704) 455-3239

The 1.5 mile superspeedway hosts the NASCAR Sprint series

(The Coca-Cola 600 and The NASCAR Banking 500), The

All-star, Nationwide & Craftsman Truck Series racing. Food

Lion Auto Fair and Goodguys Southeastern Auto Show. The

Summer Shootout every Tuesday from June through August.

Tours available and gift shop.

www.charlottemotorspeedway.com

Dirt Track at Charlotte

Bruton Smith Blvd.

Concord, NC 28027

(704) 455-3205

Venue for World of Outlaws (Topless Showdown and World

Of Outlaws Finals), Monster Trucks (Circle K Back to

School Monster Truck Bash), and Motocross on a four-tenths

red clay oval.

www.charlottemotorspeedway.com

 zMAX Dragway

Bruton Smith Blvd.

Concord, NC 28027

(704) 455-3205

September 17-20, 2009 Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. The

Top drivers from all four of NHRA’s professional categories:

Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle –

will descend on zMAX Dragway (the only four-lane, all

concrete, quarter-mile drag way surface) to begin the NHRA

Full Throttle Series countdown to the Championship

www.charlottemotorspeedway.com

 

RACE SHOPS MUSEUMS, RACE PARK

                OVER 90% OF NASCAR RACE SHOPS ARE WITHIN

                         50 MILES OF YATES FAMILY CAMPING

 Garage Pass Shop Tours, Inc.

(704) 455-2819

http://garagepassshoptours.com

Great rates and service for an unforgettable race shop tour experience. Be conveniently

picked up at your campsite and transported in a new vehicle for the a half day or full day

package. NASCAR Hall of Fame package also available.

 Backing Up the Classics Auto Museum

4545 Highway 29  

Concord, NC 28027

(704) 788-9500

Over 50 vehicles on display.

Classics, Antiques,‘50’s ,‘60’s, Muscle Cars

http://www.backingupclassics.com

Curb Museum of Motorsports & Music

600 Dale Earnhardt Blvd.

Kannapolis, NC

(704) 938-6121

The #2 car Dale Earnhardt drove in his first Winston Cup

Championship and the #43 car Richard Petty drove in his

199th win at Dover, Delaware.

www.mikecurb.com

Dale Earnhardt, Inc.

1675 Coddle Creek Highway

Mooresville, NC 28115

(704) 662-8000

Dale Earnhardt, Inc. has grown to be one of the premier

NASCAR race teams housed on 14 acres of land utilizing

240,000 sq. feet of building space.

Showroom features ever-changing Dale Earnhardt

exhibits and gift shop.

www.daleearnhardt.com

Ganassi Racing

8500 Westmoreland Dr. NW

Concord, NC

(704) 662-9642

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm; closed for lunch.

Extended hours during race events.

Admission: Free

Viewing area and gift shop

www.chipganassiracing.com

Foyt Racing

128 Commercial Drive

Mooresville, NC 28115

Hours: M-F 9-11am & 1-5pm.

Race shop of Larry Foyt.

www.foytracing.com

 Hendrick Motorsports

4400 Papa Joe Hendrick Blvd.

Charlotte, NC 28262

Less than 3 miles from Yates

Family Camping

(704) 455-3400 (877) 467-4890

Admission: Free

Viewing areas, museum, gift shop, snack area

A “must see” for all stock car racing fans.

Museum Highlights:

Jeff Gordon’s Daytona 500 winning car,

Terry Labonte’s Iron Man machine, “Driver Zones”

featuring souvenirs, stock cars, trophies, graphics

and video for drivers Casey Mears, Jeff Gordon,

Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr.,

Chevy Lumina from the film Days of Thunder

“Exploded” car display featuring components used in a

200 mph NEXTEL Cup racing machine, Helmet and

Fire Suit Displays, Mr. Hendrick’s historic cars,

Display featuring 1:24th scale replicas of every car ran

at Hendrick Motorsports, Interactive Video Exhibits

Viewing areas for each Hendrick Motorsports race shop

provide fans a unique behind-the-scenes peek as teams

prepare cars for each race weekend.

The Hendrick Team Store offers a large variety of

collectibles from drivers including Mark Martin #5,

Jeff Gordon #24, Jimmie Johnson #48, and

Dale Earnhardt Jr. #88.

www.hendrickmotorsports.com

Joe Gibbs Racing

13415 Reese Blvd. West

Huntersville, NC 28078

(704) 944-5000

Hours: M-F 9am-4PM

Admission: Free

Large viewing area and gift shop

www.joegibbsracing.com

JR Motorsports/JR Nation

349 Cayuga Dr.

Mooresville, NC 28117

(704) 799-4800 (866) JRM-8883

Hours: M-F 9am-5:30pm, Sat. 10am-4pm

JR Motorsports is Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s racing operation

headquarters, with teams competing at different levels

in the stock car racing ranks, including two NASCAR

Nationwide Series teams. This facility holds all of the

teams, business operations and JR Nation, which is a

retail store offering only merchandise of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

and his JR Motorsports brand.

www.dalejr.com

Kurt Busch Inc.

151 Lugnut Lane

Mooresville, NC 28115

(704) 799-2428

This is Busch’s PERSONAL race shop. Its public

showroom displays such vehicles as the first care he

raced in, his Victory Lane flags and die casts of every

race car he’s driven. Fans can look through a glass window

into the bay where Busch parks his race car hauler and

practices his baseball swing when the hauler is away.

Behind that is Busch’s personal-and private-shop area

where he restores cars and relaxes on a sofa. He keeps

several cars most special to him there, including the

’64 Volkswagen Bug he drove in high school.

www.kurtbusch.com

Michael Waltrip’s RaceWorld USA

20310 Chartwell Center Dr.

Cornelius, NC 28031

(704) 897-5555

Hours: M-S 9am-6pm

Fans can learn the inner-workings of a NASCAR Sprint Cup team.

All-access behind the scenes experience.

Twenty-five minutesfrom Yates Family Camping.       

http://www.michaelwaltrip.com

NASCAR Hall of Fame

400 East Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Charlotte, NC 28202

(704)654-4400

In uptown Charlotte, museum, theatre, race simulators, and

exhibits devoted to preserving the past and promoting all things

NASCAR. Restaurant and gift shop.

www.nascarhall.com

The Speedpark at Concord Mills

8461 Concord Mills Blvd,

Concord, NC

(704) 979-6770

4 Go Kart Tracks, Monster Truck Rides, Mini Golf, Bungee, Spider Web, Fun Slide, Single Seater Karts, 2 Seater Karts, Kiddie Karts, Concessions, Real Ice Skating Rink & More

http://thespeedpark.com

N.C. Auto Racing Hall of Fame

119 Knob Hill Road – Lakeside Park

Mooresville, NC 28117

(704) 663-5331

Features over 35 race cars dedicated to all types of auto racing.

Gift shop

www.ncarhof.com

Penske Racing, Inc.

200 Penske Way,

Mooresville, NC 28115

(704) 663-3700

Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Viewing window and catwalk overlooking the shop. Gift shop.

www.penskeracing.com

PPI Motorsports

3051 1st Avenue Court SE

Hickory, NC 28602

Toll-Free: (828) 267-0250

Hours: M-F 9-11:30am & 12:30-4:30pm.

www.traviskvapil.com

Richard Childress Racing

236 Industrial Dr.

Welcome (Randleman), NC

(800) 476-3389 (336) 731-3334

Hours: Shop: M-F 8am-5pm

Museum: M-F 9am-5pm, Sat. 9am-3pm

(Last ticket to museum sold 1/2 hour prior to closing.)

Shop building with fan walk and museum

(Childress Vineyards are a 10 minute drive away.)

www.rcrracing.com

Richard Petty Motorsports

320 Aviation Dr.

Statesville, NC

(704) 975-2321

Showroom, shop and viewing area

www.richardpettymotorsports.com

Richard Petty Museum

142 W. Academy

Randleman, NC

(336) 495-1143

www.pettyracing.com

Robby Gordon Motorsports

10615 Twin Lakes ParkwayCharlotte, NC 28269

(704) 949-1255

www.robbygordon.com

Roush Fenway Racing Team Shops

4202 Roush Place NW

Concord, NC 28027

(704) 720-4600

Hours: M-F 9am-5pm

Free self-guided tour of museum and theatre. Retail store

www.roushracing.com

Sam Bass Gallery

6104 Performance Dr. SW.

Concord, NC

(704) 455-6915

Hours: T-F 10am – 12:30pm & 1:30pm – 5pm

Works of the first officially licensed artist in NASCAR

www.sambass.com

Stewart-Haas Racing

6001 Haasway

Kannapolis, NC 28081

(704) 652-4227

Hours: M-F 8am-5pm call to confirm.

Admission: Free

Show room, gift shop and viewing areas

www.stewarthaasracing.com

Whiskey River

210 E Trade St, #208a

Charlotte, NC 28202

(704) 749-1097

Rock and country music, VIP tables and mechanical bull riding, live music and electrifying DJs, Situated in the EpiCentre views of Uptown Charlotte. www.whiskyrivercharlotte.com

Wood Brothers Racing

7201 Caldwell Rd.

Harrisburg, NC 28075

(704) 456-1421

Hours: M-F 8am-12:30pm and 1:30-5pm

Viewing window, showroom, gift shop

www.woodbrothersracing.com

World Racing Group

7575 West Winds Blvd.

Suite D

Concord, NC 28027

Phone: 704-795-7223

Hours: M-F 8:30am-5:30pm

World Racing Group (WRG) is the world leader in the sanctioning

and promotion of dirt track auto racing. WRG owns the touring

series for each of the top three divisions in dirt track racing – The

Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, World

of Outlaws Late Model Series and the Advance Auto Parts Super

DIRTcar Series. WRG also sanctions weekly racing action at over

120 tracks throughout the United States and Canada under the

DIRTcar Racing banner.

www.worldracinggroup.com

600 Racing

5245 Hwy 49

Harrisburg, NC 28075

(704) 455-3896

Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm,

Saturday 9am-2pm (seasonal)

Admission: Free

This is the home of the Legends, Bandolero and Thunder

Roadster cars. Tour the manufacturing facility and see the building

of the cars that offer the thrill of big-time professional racing.

Extensive souvenir shop.

www.600racing.com

 

                          RACING EXPERIENCES

 

Seat Time American Racing School

5555 Concord Pkwy South

Concord, NC 28027

(704) 998-1957

At Charlotte Motor Speedway driving experiences and training

for competitions

http://www.seattimeracingschool.com

Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure

5555 Concord Pkwy South

Concord, NC 28027

(888)467-2231

At Charlotte Motor Speedway drive or ride in a stock car.

www.racingadventure.com

 Dirt Track Racing School

6335 Union Road

Gastonia, NC 28054

(704) 728-2969

Offers both racers and racing fans alike the chance to drive on dirt in three different types of racecars. Students can drive an open-wheel Modified, a Late Model and a Sprint Car. Classes do not require any prior racing experience.

www.driveondirt.com

 Doug Foley’s Drag Racing School  At the zMAX

zMAX Dragway

Bruton Smith Blvd.

Concord, NC 28027

(866) DRAGSTER

Dragster Experience

Dragster Ride Along

Licensing Courses

www.dougfoley.com

Endurance Karting

Charlotte Motor Speedway

5555 Concord Pkwy South

Concord, NC 28027

(866) 722-3669   

Endurance Races Racing School

Family/Kids Race Camp

Arrive and Drive racing

www.endurancekarting.com

Fast Track High Performance Driving School

5540 Morehead Rd.

Harrisburg, NC 28075

(704) 455-1700    

Drive or ride in a stock car (basic oval course or Thunder

course laps)

www.fasttrackracing.com

Legends Car Driving School

Speedway Club at Lowe’s Motor Speedway

5555 Concord Pkwy South

Concord, NC 28027

(704) 455-3896

Bandolero Camp for kids (must be at least 49 inches tall

and 8 years of age with birth certificate and signature of

both parents)       

www.gospeedwayclub.com

NASCAR Racing Experience

5555 Concord Pkwy South

Concord, NC 28027

(704)455-3239

(877)722-3527

Assorted driving experience packages

www.nascarracingexperience.com

Richard Petty Driving Experience

6022 Victory Lane SW.

Concord, NC

(704) 455-9443

Driving Experiences

Ride-Along Experiences

www.1800bepetty.com