Bikers Welcome at Round Two of the Kangaroo Express Summer Shootout Series
Bikers are welcome as Charlotte Motor Speedway will host Bike Night tomorrow, during round two of the 17th annual Kangaroo Express Summer Shootout Series.
Fans who arrive on motorcycles will get to witness Tuesday night racing action for just $5. Bikers should visit the Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket office and say, “I came on my bike,” to receive the discounted ticket price. In addition, they can display their machines on the Avenue of Flags located in front of the speedway’s main entrance.
Bike Night will also see the return of CRASHCars, the unique entry-level racing machines inspired by “CARS” movie creator John Lasseter.
Virtually any full- or mid-sized convertible, coupe or sedan can be transformed into a CRASHCar. Station wagons, limousines, Checker Cabs, El Caminos and even hearses are eligible while trucks and sport utility vehicles are not permitted.
In addition to the CRASHCar race, the Kangaroo Express Summer Shootout Series, which runs each Tuesday night through Aug. 10, features two classes of Bandolero racing and four divisions of Legend Cars.
Tickets are available in advance at the speedway ticket office and at Gates 4 and 5 the night of the event. Parking is free. Admission is just $7 for adults. Children 6-12 are admitted for $3 and kids under 6 are free.
Spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with preliminary action at 5:30 p.m. Feature racing begins at 7:30 p.m. and concludes by 10:00 p.m.
In addition to the regular 10-week racing series, Charlotte Motor Speedway will host the biggest Legend Car race in history, the Legends Million, July 15-17.
The Legends Million is a one-of-a-kind grassroots race with a total purse of $1 million with the winner of the A-main guaranteed to take home an unprecedented $250,000, while the final spot in the feature is assured $10,000.
For additional information on competitor registration for the Legends Million, go onlne or call the Charlotte Motor Speedway events department at (704) 455-3205.
For tickets for the Kangaroo Express Summer Shootout Series or the Legends Million contact the Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket office online at 1-800-455-FANS (3267).