Monday, January 18, 2016

Travel Tips: NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Fan Appreciation Day – Jan. 22-23, 2016

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This weekend, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, located at 400 East Martin Luther King Blvd. in Charlotte, NC, will bring NASCAR legends, heroes and up-and-coming stars together with fans as part of its 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Fan Appreciation Day. Hall of Fame activities begin on Friday, Jan. 22 with the Induction Ceremony, followed by additional Class of 2016 activities and NASCAR Fan Appreciation Day at the Hall on Saturday, Jan. 23.

Schedule for the weekend (all times ET):

Friday, Jan.22
  • Members-Only Hall of Famer Autograph Session – 3:30 p.m.
  • NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Red Carpet Arrivals – 4 p.m.
  • Presentation of the Squire-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence – 6 p.m.
  • NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Jacket Ceremony – 6 p.m. – Richardson Ballroom at the Charlotte Convention Center, which is attached to the Hall.
  • NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony – 8 p.m. – Crown Ballroom at the Charlotte Convention Center.
Select tickets are still available for the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony – click here for more information.

Saturday, Jan. 23 –

Visit the Hall of Fame for free from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and celebrate Fan Appreciation Day with your favorite NASCAR drivers.

Great Hall driver appearances and question-and-answer sessions (tickets not required) –
  • 9:00 a.m. – AJ Allmendinger, Brandon Jones, Ben Rhodes
  • 10:00 a.m. – Dale Earnhardt Jr., Erik Jones, Timothy Peters
  • 10:20 a.m. – NASCAR Next Drivers (TBA)
  • 11:00 a.m. – Kasey Kahne, Daniel Suarez, Ben Kennedy
  • 11:20 a.m. – NASCAR Next Drivers (TBA)
  • 12:00 p.m. – Brian Scott, Ryan Reed, Daniel Hemric
  • 1:30 p.m. – Aric Almirola, Ty Dillon, Tyler Reddick
  • 2:30 p.m. – Martin Truex Jr., Justin Allgaier, Christopher Bell
  • 2:50 p.m. – Jerry Cook, Terry Labonte, Bruton Smith
  • 3:30 p.m. –Chase Elliott, Elliott Sadler, Matt Crafton

Hall of Honor autograph sessions (tickets not required) –

NASCAR Next Drivers
  • 11:00 a.m. – TBA
  • 11:50 a.m. – TBA

NASCAR Hall of Fame – Class of 2016 
  • 3:30 p.m. – Jerry Cook, Terry Labonte, Bruton Smith
Vouchers for driver autograph sessions in the High Octane Theater are sold out. Click here to see the driver autograph session schedule if you were able to claim vouchers.

UPDATE: Due to a winter storm in the Charlotte area, the 2016 Hall of Fame induction ceremony has been postponed to Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Autograph sessions scheduled for Friday and Saturday have been canceled. Click here for more details.

Find out more about the Hall of Fame and the Induction Ceremony at www.nascarhall.com.


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