The Dirt Track at Charlotte officials announced today a change in the schedule for this weekend’s Lowes Foods World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Bimbo Bakeries and Tom’s Snacks.

Gate openings and hot laps have moved up one hour ahead of their originally scheduled times on Friday and Saturday. Hot laps will be followed by the regularly scheduled docket of exciting dirt track racing. Thursday, gates will open at the originally scheduled time, but hot laps will be moved up one hour.

The revised opening times for gates and on-track activity are below:

Thursday

4:00 p.m.         Spectator gates

5:00 p.m.         Hot laps

Friday

3:00 p.m.         Spectator gates

4:00 p.m.         Hot laps

Saturday

3:00 p.m.         Spectator gates

4:00 p.m.         Hot laps

Questions about the schedule change can be directed to the Charlotte Motor Speedway events department at (704) 455-3205.

Tickets are going fast and only a few three-day ticket packages remain. Thursday tickets start at only $20, while kids 12 and under get in for $10. Friday and Saturday, adult single-day tickets start at only $39, while children 12 and under get in for $15. Call 1-800-455-FANS (3267) to order tickets or go online to www.charlottemotorspeedway.com

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