Driver Appearances, Stunt Dogs, Auctions and Milkshakes Add to Huge Entertainment of the Pennzoil AutoFair
The world's largest automotive extravaganza returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend when the Pennzoil AutoFair showcases thousands of automobiles, 10,000 vendor spaces, a massive manufacturer's midway and a huge kids' play zone. But that is only the beginning of the one-of-a-kind display. Driver appearances, jalapeño milkshakes, a classic car auction and high-flying stunt dog thrill show make the Pennzoil AutoFair a can't-miss attraction with fun for the whole family.
In addition to the world's largest automobile display, legendary NHRA drivers Don 'The Snake' Prudhomme and Bruce Larson will be signing autographs on Friday and Saturday, April 8-9, at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Nationwide Insurance Classic Car Showcase Pavilion in front of their respective vehicles, which will be on display as part of a special tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Funny Car.
In addition, NHRA Funny car driver Matt Hagan and Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett, will appear on Saturday, April 9 in the vendor midway. Pritchett will be at the Tommy Pike Customs display booth from 11:00 a.m. until noon and again from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Hagan will make his appearance at the Pennzoil booth between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and again from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. Fans will get the opportunity to take pictures and receive autographs from the NHRA drivers.
Stunt Dog Show
This year fans can witness a high flying canine thrill show of aerial acrobatics and furry fun when the All-Star Stunt Dogs make their Charlotte Motor Speedway debut, wowing the young and young-at-heart. These four-legged daredevils will steal the show on Friday, April 8, with performances at 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 9, at 10:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. just outside of the Nationwide Insurance Classic Car Showcase Pavilion.
Manheim Classic Car Auction
Manheim is the world's largest collector car auction premiering over 150 breathtaking classic and exotic cars from public sellers and dealers starting at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 9. Spectators and serious car collectors will have the opportunity to see some of the worlds most unique and stunning cars including the rare 1965 Chevrolet Corvette and 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302. There's no charge to watch the bidding as cars cross the block. Interested bidders can register here.
Fans at the Pennzoil AutoFair can treat their taste buds to the Three-Alarm Cowboy Candy Milkshake while they treat their eyes to the awesome cars on display. The mouthwatering sweet and
spicy cinnamon-hinted milkshake is made from real hand dipped premium vanilla bean ice cream, authentic Horchata and house candied jalapeños.
To purchase tickets and camping to the Pennzoil AutofFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway, April 7-10, visit www.charlottemotorspeedway.com or call 1-800-455-FANS (3267). General admission tickets start at just $11 and four-day passes for only $32. Kids 13 and under are free with an accompanied adult.
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