Coca-Cola 600, Speed ​​Street at Charlotte Motor Speedway – WSOC TV

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CONCORD, North Carolina — Before the green flag flies at Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, racing fans can catch these high-octane events both on and off the track.

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Circle K Speed ​​Street will debut its new home this year. The long-running street festival moves from downtown to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Grammy-nominated rapper Flo Rida will headline the festivities on Friday, while Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Steve Miller will take the stage on Saturday.

The event will also feature a 10-acre fan zone where there will be driver appearances by some of NASCAR’s biggest names, interactive games and exhibits, food trucks, memorabilia transporters and other activities.

The festival opens at 2 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. on Sunday.

Admission to Speed ​​Street is free daily with any weekend race ticket, or $20 at the door.

Races

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and ARCA Menards kick off the weekend Friday. The ARCA Menards Series will have practices and qualifying beginning at 12 p.m.

Practice for the truck series begins at 1:30 p.m. and qualifying is at 2 p.m.

The ARCA Menards Series General Tire 150 starts at 6 p.m.

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200 starts at 8:30 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $30. Children 12 and under enter free.

NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars take on NASCAR Cup Series superstars in the Alsco Uniforms 300 on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $30. Children 12 and under enter free.

The 63rd running of the NASCAR Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 is scheduled for Sunday.

Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform on pit road ahead of the race at 3.50pm

There will also be a Patriotic Tribute to the United States Armed Forces featuring Lee Greenwood, the 82nd Airborne Chorus and the United States Army Black Hawks at 4:55 p.m.

Driver introductions begin at 5:30 p.m. and Carolina Panthers wide receiver DJ Moore will drive the pace car to lead the field to the green at 6 p.m.

Reserved grandstand seats for the Coca-Cola 600 are sold out. A limited number of standing-only tickets are available for $40 and children 12 and under enter for $10 with a paying adult.

To see the full schedule, click here.

Know before you go

Fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets online in advance. On race days, some gates will also be open for ticket sales.

All parking tickets and passes will be mobile and delivered digitally.

Concessions are cashless and all major credit and debit cards are accepted.

A maximum of two bags per person is allowed. Bags or backpacks should not exceed 18 x 18 x 14 inches.

Fans can also bring a soft-sided cooler no larger than 14x14x14 inches.

For more information, visit charlottemotorspeedway.com.

Fan parties

In addition to the action taking place at Charlotte Motor Speedway, several teams including Hendrick Motorsports, JR Motorsports and Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing will be hosting fan events.

JR Motorsports, at 349 Cayuga Drive in Mooresville, will welcome fans from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.

RFK Racing, at 4600 Roush Place in Concord, will welcome fans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.

Hendrick Motorsports, at 4400 Papa Joe Hendrick Blvd., will welcome fans from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Some autograph sessions will require a wristband. Be sure to use the links above to check out instructions on how to get a wristband.

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