Monday, October 6, 2014

Travel Tips: Charlotte Motor Speedway – Oct. 9-11, 2014

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The 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup comes home to Charlotte Motor Speedway, which hosts three days of action as part of Bank of America 500 weekend, Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 9-11. Joining the stars of the Cup Series this weekend are the Nationwide Series and the Whelen Southern Modified Tour.

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Fans in town early will have plenty of things to keep them busy, including these tours brought to you by Charlotte Motor Speedway and the Joe Gibbs Racing Fan Fest on Friday, Oct.10, with driver appearances, a classic car show and more. Check your favorite team’s website during the week to see if they have anything scheduled for race week.

Key on-track times:

Thursday, Oct. 9 –
  • Whelen Southern Modified Tour practice – 11:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. ET
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – 1:30 p.m. ET
  • Nationwide Series practice – 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. ET
  • Whelen Southern Modified Tour qualifying – 4:35 p.m. ET
  • Better-Half Dash – 5 p.m. ET
  • Sprint Cup Series qualifying – 7:20 p.m. ET
  • Whelen Southern Modified Tour UNOH Southern Slam 150 – 8:30 p.m. ET

Friday, Oct. 10 –
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – 3 and 5:30 p.m. ET
  • Nationwide Series qualifying – 4:10 p.m. ET
  • Nationwide Series Drive for the Cure 300 Presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina – 7:30 p.m. ET

Saturday, Oct. 11
  • Pre-race concerts by Jimmy Wayne (3:15 p.m. ET), Parmalee (4:15 p.m. ET) and The Band Perry (5:30 p.m. ET)
  • Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 – 7:47 p.m. ET

Find the complete three-day schedule for the Bank of America 500 weekend here.

Find out about different ticket packages and single-day tickets at http://www.charlottemotorspeedway.com/

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