Charlotte Motor Speedway

Spectator Sport in Charlotte

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At the very heart of National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) country, 14 miles northeast of Uptown, Charlotte’s prestigious motorsports arena accommodates almost 90,000 spectators. The season lasts from April to November, with daily speedway tours and lesser events supplementing showcase NASCAR races such as May’s Coca-Cola 600.