NASCAR in North Carolina
10 NASCAR Sights & Sounds in N.C.!
Here are 10 NASCAR "must sees" in N.C.:
1. NASCAR Hall of Fame
2. NASCAR driving experience
Become a NASCAR driver for a day and get behind the wheel of a real-life stock car, racing around some of NASCAR’s most prestigious raceways – including Myrtle Beach Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, and more with NASCAR Driving Experience.
3. Michael Waltrip Racing
Take a tour of working racecar shop at Michael Waltrip Racing – located in the town of Cornelius. See real-time fabrication, assembly, and view pit crew training in action.
4. Joe Gibbs racing
In operation since the year 2000, Joe Gibbs Racing has helped produce numerous NASCAR Sprint Cup champions. Visit the viewing area and gift shop for a true championship-caliber experience.
5. Stewart Haas
The 140,000 square foot headquarters of NASCAR names likes Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart, and Kurt Busch, Stewart-Haas Racing also offers fan tours of the shop and facility.
6. Dale Earnhardt, Inc.
Perhaps the most iconic name in NASCAR’s long history, Dale Earnhardt was a seven-time champion. Now, his tradition and legacy are preserved at Dale Earnhardt, Inc., housing timeless memorabilia, pictures, stories, and even Earnhardt’s seven trophies all for fan viewing.
7. JR Motorsports
Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn’t too shabby, himself. Visit the JR Motorsports facility for exclusive shop tours and plenty of JR Nation merchandise and souvenirs.
8. Kyle Busch
Home of the Kyle Busch Toyota truck team and multiple NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championships, Kyle Busch Motorsports offers fan visits Monday through Friday, touring the 77,000 square foot, high-tech facility.
9. Penske Racing
Explore the state-of-the-art facility from above, atop the 432-foot fan catwalk at Penske Racing in Mooresville. The facility houses their own NASCAR gift shop and plenty of history as well.
10. Front Row Motorsports
Featuring wins at Talladega Superspeedway, Daytona, and Lowes Motorspeedway, Front Row Motorsports offers free facility tours to all Front Row Team fans.
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