There’s no imposter for “The Greatest Place to See the Race,” Charlotte Motor Speedway, but fans who impersonate their favorite drivers at the October Race Month “Dress Like Your Favorite Driver” Costume Contest on Friday, Oct. 8, can win great prizes, free tickets and a VIP race experience.

Fans will have an opportunity to show support for their favorite drivers by dressing up like them and doing their best driver impersonations.  The celebrity judging panel, which will include Marcus Smith, president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway, as well as local WSOC-FM and WFNZ-AM radio personalities, will select three finalists.  There will also be a special competition category for children ages 12 and under.

The grand prize will be four Clubhouse seats to the Bank of America 500 with VIP parking and passes to driver introductions. Every contestant will receive a free ticket to the Bank of America 500 on Oct. 16 for each Bank of America 500 ticket they purchase.

The contest will take place at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Ticket Office on the second floor of Smith Tower.  Contestants need to check in at 11:45 a.m., with first round judging at 12:15 p.m. and final judging at 12:30 p.m. To participate, fans can register in the Ticket Office.

Charlotte Motor Speedway hosts the only night race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with the Bank of America 500.

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). The Bank of America Fan 4 Pack includes tickets, hot dogs and Coca-Cola drinks starting at just $39.75 per person or fans can get four nights of great racing with the Bank of America 500 Week Super Ticket for just $99.

For daily updates on October race activities, connect with Charlotte Motor Speedway by following on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CLTMotorSpdwy or become a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/charlottemotorspeedway.