There will be fireworks both on and off the track Thursday night, July 3, when The Dirt Track @ Lowe¿s Motor Speedway hosts the inaugural Snap-On Tools Grassroots Nationals featuring the RBC Centura Fireworks Show.

¿The July 3 Snap-On Tools Grassroots Nationals marks the first time in the four-year history of The Dirt Track that grassroots racers will have the opportunity to compete at the $10 million facility,¿ said H.A. ¿Humpy¿ Wheeler, president and general manager of Lowe¿s Motor Speedway. ¿This event will attract the top weekly racers from across the Southeast and I¿ll guarantee there will be fireworks both on and off the track.¿

The Snap-On Tools Grassroots Nationals will be highlighted by a 20-lap feature for IMCA Modifieds, a 20-lap finale for Stock Four-Cylinders and a $1,000-to-win Demolition Derby. A full slate of heat and last chance races are also on tap for the modifieds and four-cylinders.

The program will conclude with a colossal fireworks extravaganza presented by RBC Centura.

Spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with hot laps set for 6:45. Opening ceremonies are slated for 7:15 p.m. with the first heat race going green at 7:30. The RBC Centura Fireworks Show will follow the Demolition Derby at approximately 10:15 p.m.

If purchased in advance, tickets for the Snap-On Tools Grassroots Nationals featuring the RBC Centura Fireworks Show are just $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. All tickets are $5 more the day of the event. Parking at The Dirt Track is free.

To purchase tickets, visit www.charlottemotorspeedway.com or call 1-800-455-FANS.

Rules and entry information can be obtained by contacting the Lowe¿s Motor Speedway Events Department at (704) 455-3205.