Travel Tips: Charlotte Motor Speedway – All-Star edition - May 17-18, 2019

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NASCAR hits its home track in Charlotte, NC, over the next two weeks as all three of NASCAR’s top series – the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Gander Outdoors Truck Series – invade Charlotte Motor Speedway. Festivities kick off this weekend with the Gander Outdoors Truck Series and the Monster Energy All-Star Race, Friday and Saturday, May 17-18. These races lead up to the following weekend’s big races, the Xfinity Series Alsco 300 and the longest race of the Cup Series season, the Coca Cola 600, on Saturday and Sunday, May 25-26.

If you’re heading down to Charlotte for all of the action, you’ll have a few days and evenings to explore the area – here are a few things to check out:
Key on-track times:

Friday, May 17 –
  • Gander Outdoors Truck Series practice – 9:05 and 10:35 a.m. ET
  • Monster Energy All-Star Race practice (all cars) – 11:35 a.m. ET
  • Monster Energy All-Star Race practice (Open) – 1:05 p.m. ET
  • Monster Energy All-Star Race practice (All-Star) – 2:05 p.m. ET
  • Monster Energy pit road speed practice – 2:35 p.m. ET
  • Gander Outdoors Truck Series qualifying – 4:40 p.m. ET
  • Monster Energy All-Star Open qualifying – 6:10 p.m. ET
  • Gander Outdoors Truck Series NC Education Lottery 200 – 8:30 p.m. ET
Saturday, May 18
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  • Pre-race concert featuring AJR – 4 p.m. ET
  • Monster Energy Open – 6 p.m. ET
  • Monster Energy All-Star Race – 8 p.m. ET
Find the complete schedule for the All-Star weekend here.

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

Travel Tips: Charlotte Motor Speedway – All-Star edition - May 17-18, 2019 Travel Tips: Charlotte Motor Speedway – All-Star edition - May 17-18, 2019 Reviewed by Paula on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Rating: 5

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