Get a behind-the-scenes look at Charlotte Motor Speedway, The Dirt Track and zMAX Dragway! Learn the illustrious history of each track while taking in the sights and sounds of Americas Home for Racing!
Check out our special race week tours that can take you behind the scenes of some of the most famous race teams ever or show you what the speedway looks like when it gets ready to host a NASCAR race weekend.
Fast Pass Tour
ALL-NEW Fast Pass Tour puts you behind the wheel of your own vehicle taking in the sights and history of Charlotte Motor Speedway! This touchless tour keeps you and your family safe while still having an unbelievable experience. Our tour guides will lead you through an hour-long tour using your vehicle's radio. We will meet you in the Fan Zone by the Charlotte Motor Speedway marquee, to start the tour. Tours operate rain or shine.
Price: $30.00 per vehicle
*All tour participants under 18 years old must print, sign and bring the Parental Consent, Release and Waiver of Liability Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement.
Fast Pass Tour
Fast Pass Tours are open with limited availability, Monday - Friday, with our one-hour tours at 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. In keeping with guidelines set by state/local health guidelines, you will remain in the comfort and safety of your personal vehicle and tune in via your vehicle's radio to listen to your tour guide. A tour guide will lead you on an exciting tour around our facility, as you follow. During the hour-long tour, you will learn the history about the track, take a drive by the NASCAR garages, pass by the media center and view the second largest HD TV screen. You will be able to enjoy a ride on the apron around the 1.5 mile superspeedway and a pass through Winners Circle where you will have your photo taken of you while in your car! We will meet you in the Fan Zone by the Charlotte Motor Speedway marquee, to start the tour. Tours operate rain or shine.
Price: $30.00 per Car
*All tour participants under 18 years old must print, sign and bring the Parental Consent, Release and Waiver of Liability Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement. All Adults will need to print, sign and bring the Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement.
STEAM Field Trip
The STEAM Field Trip is an educational experience geared towards school groups and will last approximately 3.5 hours during Non-Event times. The students will rotate through 5 stations – each activity will take 25 minutes and we’ve allowed 5 minutes to rotate to the next station.
STEAM Field Trip
The STEAM Field Trip will last approximately 3.5 hours. Students will rotate through 5 stations which will last 20 -25 minutes at each one.
SPEED & ACCELERATION: Come and explore the velocity of a moving car! Teams will clock and measure speeds at varying angles that correlate to our different race tracks.
REMOTE CONTROL CARS: Get ready to race! Teams will run a series of qualifying times and compete in races based upon the average they calculate.
WEIGHT & BALANCE: Students will form "pit crews" and work together as they learn about weight distribution. Pit crews will calculate pre-adjustment and post-adjustment weight.
TRACTION: Groups will use a set of cars to measure the degree of traction on multiple surfaces. They will form a hypothesis based on the angle the car will move.
FRICTION: Students will learn how friction plays an important role in motorsports. This station will focus on Newton's Laws of Motion.
WHEN: STEAM Field Trips can be booked Monday - Friday. Each session will last approximately 3.5 hours
WHERE: zMAX Dragway at Charlotte Motor Speedway Bruton Smith Boulevard Concord, North Carolina 28027
COST: $20/student. We require 1 teacher/chaperone for every 10 students. Due to limited space availability, additional chaperones will not be able to attend. If a school requires a different teacher/student ratio, it would have to be approved.
LUNCH: Have lunch with us! A covered outdoor pavilion, equipped with picnic tables, is available for groups who choose to bring lunch or choose our pizza lunch option provided by our partners at Hungry Howie's Pizza!