More than 70 photorealistic dinosaurs are ready to return from extinction to invade Charlotte. The Jurassic Quest Drive Thru, the nation’s largest touring dinosaur exhibit, will migrate to the Charlotte Motor Speedway February 12-21 after welcoming legions of guests to sold-out weekends across the country.
As more people continue to become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, a unique public-private partnership will host the first of several mass vaccination events in the community beginning Jan. 22, at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Charlotte Motor Speedway is joining with Atrium Health, Tepper Sports & Entertainment and Honeywell in a unique public-private partnership with the State of North Carolina, and backed by Gov. Roy Cooper, to support the goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations by July 4, 2021.
In a special grant distribution ceremony Wednesday, Speedway Children’s Charities (SCC) announced that the nonprofit’s Charlotte Motor Speedway chapter distributed $300,000 in grants to 30 deserving charities located throughout the Charlotte region. The Kevin Harvick Foundation supported SCC’s efforts this year with a $50,000 donation toward the $300,000 total.
When Charlotte Motor Speedway opens the gate for the 11th edition of Speedway Christmas presented by Count On Me NC this weekend, fans will be treated to the biggest and brightest holiday lights spectacle yet at the iconic speedway. Ushering in the return of one of the Southeast’s largest and most-anticipated holiday traditions, the show kicks off Saturday as visitors from across the country descend on the twinkling track for the drive-thru show, which runs nightly through Jan. 17, 2021, but is closed Christmas Day.