There will be fireworks on and off the track Thursday night, July 1, when The Dirt Track @ Lowe¿s Motor Speedway hosts the Domino¿s Pizza Grassroots Nationals featuring a Demolition Derby and a colossal fireworks show.

¿The Domino¿s Pizza Grassroots Nationals offers weekly racers from across the Southeast the opportunity to compete at our state-of-the-art dirt track,¿ said H.A. ¿Humpy¿ Wheeler, president and general manager of Lowe¿s Motor Speedway. ¿Every driver wants to be able to go back to his local track and say he won at Charlotte. Winning at this event carries a full years¿ worth of bragging rights and there are sure to be plenty of fireworks.¿

The Domino¿s Pizza 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.

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 fireworks spectacular will follow the Demolition Derby at approximately 10:15 p.m.

If purchased in advance, tickets for the Domino¿s Pizza Grassroots Nationals featuring The Dirt Track Fireworks Show are just $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. All adult 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.