Food, fun and fast cars are what fans can expect with Charlotte Motor Speedway's OktoberFast ticket package for the Dollar General 300 and Bank of America 500 this October.

Today through October 9, fans who purchase the Budweiser OktoberFast package will get the opportunity to meet NASCAR personalities and share a few drinks and brats with fellow race fans. The Bank of America 500 ticket package includes:

- A Q-and-A session with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 9 Budweiser Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

- A variety of authentic Oktoberfest food and drinks, including tickets for three drinks and one sausage.

- A commemorative collector mug while supplies last.

- Access to a special OktoberFast area at Charlotte Motor Speedway that will be set-up for race fans to enjoy a real Oktoberfest-themed pre-race festival.

The Budweiser OktoberFast ticket package is available for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Dollar General 300 race on Oct. 15 and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 race on Oct. 16. Different seating options are available and tickets start at just $59 for the Dollar General 300 and $89 for the Bank of America 500.

Fans who have already purchased tickets to either event can upgrade to the OktoberFast ticket package for just $49 each day. For full details and ticket options, visit www.charlottemotorspeedway.com/oktoberfast.

"Fall is a time to celebrate cooler temperatures, great food, friends and fantastic racing and our fans will be sure to get all of that and then some with our OktoberFast promotion," said Marcus Smith, president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Tickets for all October races at Charlotte Motor Speedway can be purchased online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com or by calling the speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS (3267). Individual tickets start at just $49 for the Bank of America 500.

For more information on the October races and other events, connect with Charlotte Motor Speedway on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CLTMotorSpdwy or become a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/charlottemotorspeedway.