CRASHCars Tournament of Thrills

The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday Night, Sept. 17

What: An evening of motorized mayhem is on tap during the inaugural CRASHCars Tournament of Thrills.

A full slate of racing for the wild and wacky CRASHCars, an entry-level division with cars featuring cartoon-style themes, headlines the program. Each CRASHCar has a large bumper-bar welded around its perimeter, and contact is encouraged.

The action-packed program also includes a School Bus race; a car-crushing Rollover Contest; a Chain Race where cars are chained together into teams; a Waterless Boat Race; and a Trailer Race of Destruction.

When: Saturday evening, Sept. 17 Spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with opening ceremonies slated for 7:15. On-track mayhem begins at 7:30 p.m.

The CRASHCars Tournament of Thrills will run in conjunction with the Sept. 15-18 Food Lion AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The four-day event includes various makes and models from some 50 car clubs; more than 8,000 vendor spaces that offer a plethora of automotive parts and memorabilia; a collector car auction conducted by Tom Mack; and a car corral which completely circles the 1.5-mile superspeedway with cars available for sale or trade.

Tickets: Reserved seats for the CRASHCars Tournament of Thrills are just $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and under. Parking at The Dirt Track is always free. Click here or call 1-800-455-FANS to purchase tickets.

Location: The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway is located in Concord, N.C., 12 miles north of downtown Charlotte on Highway 29. Take Exit 49 off I-85.