There are all kinds of thing to do this Memorial Day weekend if you live in an apartment in Charlotte, NC. Start the weekend off at Food Lion Speed Street on Thursday, May 23 10:00am.
Food Lion Speed Street is an outdoor multi day music and entertainment festival that leads up to the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Memorial Day weekend. Head over and check out the event partner's displays which feature interactive games, giveaways, and product samples. There are 400,000 attendees expected.
Charlotte Motor Speedway welcomes the biggest Memorial Day weekend party in the country with the Coca-Cola 600. Racing's true endurance test, the Coca-Cola 600, will take place May 26. Before the tire-shredding action begins, fans can rub elbows with the stars of the sport while enjoying live entertainment at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Race Day Pit Party.
The stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series do battle in stock car racing's true endurance test. Don't miss the patriotic pre-race salute to the U.S. armed forces, which will include an air parade featuring at least 10 vintage war birds, a patriotic flyover and an American bald eagle circling the infield during the National Anthem.
Fans can kick off the Memorial Day weekend early with the Coca-Cola Family Track Walk and a kickoff to summer concert with country music megastar Trace Adkins on Friday, May 24. Entry into the track walk and concert are free with a Coca-Cola 600 race ticket.
Your pre-race pit pass has even more to offer! The all new NASCAR Hall of Fame Race Day Pit Party lets you rub elbows with the stars of the sport. Before the Coca-Cola 600 rolls into high gear, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in Q&A sessions with NASCAR stars Matt Kenseth, 2012 Coca-Cola 600 winner Kasey Kahne and 2012 Sprint Cup Champion Brad Keselowski!
Appearances by JGR team owner Joe Gibbs, Bobby and Donnie Allison and NASCAR Hall of Fame members are also on schedule; along with live music, games and prizes. Information on purchasing driver introduction passes as well as accessible areas is below.
Coca-Cola 600 pit passes now include access to pit road and limited areas in the infield for the following days and times (fans must also have an event ticket for each day they wish to attend):
For more information - charlottemotorspeedway.com/pitparty/ and charlottesgotalot.com/all-events/coca-cola-600