Carolina Panthers, NASCAR Stars to Sign Autographs During Food Lion AutoFair
Players from the Carolina Panthers and several NASCAR stars, including current drivers and legends, will be on hand this weekend to sign autographs for fans attending the Food Lion AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
On Saturday, April 10, Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kenny Moore and cornerback Captain Munnerlyn will sign autographs for fans at 10 a.m.and 1 p.m. respectively in the Kid's Zone.
These NASCAR drivers will be on hand Friday, April 9, at 1 p.m. in Victory Circle to sign for fans:
- Timothy Peters, driver of the No. 17 Red Horse Racing Toyota and current NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points leader.
- Brad Sweet, driver of the No. 90 Stringer Motorsports Toyota in the Truck Series.
- Stanton Barrett and Brett Butler, drivers of NASCAR Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series entries for Rick Ware Racing.
Racing legend Junior Johnson and his son, up-and-coming driver Robert, will sign for fans at the Carolina Carports display in the Manufacturers' Midway Friday from noon to 2 p.m.
Finally, Don Miller, whose career as a drag racer and NASCAR mover and shaker is the subject of a new memoir, will also meet fans and sign autographs. Miller will sign for fans on Friday, at 11 a.m. in The Speedway Club and at 3 p.m. in the Showcase Garage. Miller will be joined by automotive author and journalist Tom Cotter for autographs on Saturday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the Showcase Garage.
The Dobbertin HydroCar, a Lottery Fantasy exhibit of exotic cars, the Chevrolet Corvair's 50th anniversary exhibit and a Kid's Zone featuring singing robots are just a few of the attractions scheduled for the April 8-11 Food Lion AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Fans can download an event brochure with a detailed map and listing of special events here.
AutoFair hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday through Saturday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday. Ticket prices are $10 for adults; children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Coupons for $2 discounts on adult tickets are available at Charlotte-area Food Lion stores. Parking for the event is $5. For more information on the four-day event, contact the speedway events department at (704) 455-3205 or online.