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Charlotte Motor Speedway Introduction

A racing complex in Concord, North Carolina, Charlotte Motor Speedway hosts a variety of motorsports events, including some of NASCAR's most high-profile races. It opened in 1960. The 2,000-acre complex consists of an oval car racing track, a drag racing strip, and a dirt bike course. In addition to races, the venue hosts other popular events, such as car shows and monster truck rallies. It also has a campground and offers RV rentals. The complex is set in a primarily commercial area featuring a large number of casual restaurants and chain stores.

Hotels near Charlotte Motor Speedway

There's a broad range of hotels near Charlotte Motor Speedway, and most of those close by are in the middle of the price range. These properties typically include pools and gyms, while nearby high-end hotels often feature spas. Simple hotels and campgrounds are among the more budget-friendly lodging options. Prices tend to be consistent throughout the year, but may dip slightly during the colder winter months. If you want to avoid the crowds, try not to come when major races and events are taking place at the Speedway. Bargains will also be much harder to find at these times.

Where to stay near Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Motor Speedway is just off I-85, in a primarily commercial area featuring a wealth of informal restaurants, fast food eateries, and shopping centers. A short drive away, the University Place neighborhood of Charlotte offers a variety of eating and drinking options. The area draws a lively student crowd from the nearby University of North Carolina at Charlotte. A number of hotels can also be found in the outskirts of the city of Concord, about 15 miles from the Speedway. This is another commercial area that has a high concentration of fast food restaurants and chain stores.

Things to see near Charlotte Motor Speedway

When the track is quiet, motorsports enthusiasts can try interactive racing at the NASCAR Driving Experience, around the corner from the Speedway. Rocky River Golf Club is less than a mile away. Other popular nearby attractions include SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium and PNC Music Pavilion, an outdoor amphitheater hosting some of the world's greatest recording artists; both are about 3 miles from the racing complex. Downtown Charlotte is a 20-minute drive away, and features several restaurants, museums, and performing arts venues, as well as the NASCAR Hall of Fame and the Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets basketball team.

How to get to Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Motor Speedway is easy to reach from nearby areas, as well as from other parts of the country. Concord Regional Airport is 4.5 miles from the complex, while Charlotte Douglas International Airport is 26 miles away. Amtrak offers a train service to Charlotte station, a 20-minute drive from the Speedway. 2 major highways, I-85 and I-485, offer easy access to surrounding cities and other parts of the state. There's no public transportation in the immediate vicinity of the racetrack, so it's advisable to get a rental car if you're in from out of town.