Monday, October 2, 2017

Travel Tips: Charlotte Motor Speedway – Oct. 6-8, 2017

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The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs head to NASCAR’s “home track,” Charlotte Motor Speedway, for the Bank of America 500 weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 6-8. Joining the stars of the Cup Series this weekend are the Xfinity Series and the Whelen Modified Tour.

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. 6, with driver appearances, a car and motorcycle show and more. Check your favorite team’s website during the week to see if they have anything scheduled for race week.

Country music star Brad Paisley will perform a special concert on Saturday night honoring Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his JR Nation Appreci88ion Tour. The concert at zMAX Dragway is open to Bank of America 500 ticket holders. Find out more here.

Key on-track times:

Friday, Oct. 6 –
  • Whelen Modified Tour practice – 11:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. ET
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 1:30 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series practice – 3 and 6 p.m. ET
  • Whelen Modified Tour qualifying – 4:05 p.m. ET
  • Better-Half Dash – 4:30 p.m. ET
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying – 7:10 p.m. ET
  • Whelen Modified Tour Southern Slam 150 – 8:40 p.m. ET
Saturday, Oct. 7 –
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 12:05 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series Drive for the Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina – 3 p.m. ET
Sunday, Oct. 8
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America 500 – 2 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 www.charlottemotorspeedway.com

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