March 28, 2011
Ã¯Â»Â¿CONCORD, N.C. (March 28, 2011) – Season ticket holders and Speedway Club members at Charlotte Motor Speedway and NASCAR Hall of Fame members will reap the benefits of an ongoing partnership between the two motorsports entities with the creation of new, exclusive benefits for these select groups.
“Charlotte Motor Speedway is all about putting our fans first and this is another way to give our most loyal customers added value and show our appreciation for their continued support,” said Marcus Smith, president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway. “The NASCAR Hall of Fame is a great partner and shares our goal of giving fans an excellent experience when they come to ‘The Greatest Place to See the Race.’”
All Victory Lane Season Ticket holders and Speedway Club members will receive a 10 percent discount on admission at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, as well as a 10 percent discount in the Hall of Fame Gear Shop when they show their Victory Lane Hard Card or Speedway Club membership card and photo ID. Members can also take advantage of racing simulator rides for just $3, a savings of 40 percent.
When NASCAR Hall of Fame members visit Charlotte Motor Speedway, they’ll receive a 10 percent discount on event tickets, as well as a 10 percent discount on merchandise and souvenirs in the Charlotte Motor Speedway gift shop. To receive the discount, Hall of Fame members need only to show their membership hard card at the ticket office or gift shop.
“Our alliance with Charlotte Motor Speedway continues to grow, further showcasing Charlotte as the ultimate destination for race fans,” said Winston Kelley, executive director, NASCAR Hall of Fame. “In addition to all of the NASCAR Hall of Fame benefits, our members now enjoy added value from Charlotte Motor Speedway. Likewise, it is our pleasure to reciprocate the offer to the racetrack’s most loyal customers.”
The partnership not only includes special benefits for members, but mutual advertising and event opportunities to provide added benefits to fans and attendees at both venues.
In addition to the added NASCAR Hall of Fame benefits, the Victory Lane Season Ticket currently includes reserved seats to all three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races in May and October at the speedway, as well as $1,500 in free added value, including a 15 percent discount on tickets, VIP parking, trial membership to The Speedway Club, free tickets to other select speedway events and invitations to members-only functions. Victory Lane Season Tickets for 2011 are available now by calling the Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS (3267).
The Speedway Club offers corporate and personal memberships that include the best seats, best food, VIP access, use of event and meeting spaces and countless motorsports, sports and social events, in addition to the NASCAR Hall of Fame benefits. More information can be found by visiting www.gospeedwayclub.com or calling (704) 455-3216.
Whether a die-hard NASCAR fan or newcomer just learning the sport, with six memberships available, NASCAR Hall of Fame guests are sure to find the one that suits them. Souvenirs, free merchandise, exclusive access to special events and member-only discounts are just a few of the things members receive with a NASCAR Hall of Fame Membership in addition to benefits at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Memberships start at $25 for kids, $50 for adults and can be purchased online at NASCARHall.com, by phone at (704) 654-4427 or at the box office.
About Charlotte Motor Speedway
For 52 years, Charlotte Motor Speedway has set the standard for motorsports entertainment and evolved into "The Greatest Place to See the Race." Nestled in the heart of NASCAR country, Charlotte Motor Speedway is the only race vacation destination where fans can immerse themselves in the sport by visiting area race team shops and touring the NASCAR Hall of Fame before attending a race at the legendary 1.5-mile superspeedway. Generating a regional economic impact of approximately $400 million annually, the speedway hosts three premiere NASCAR events each year - the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, the Coca-Cola 600 and the Bank of America 500 - as well as more than three dozen other events for automotive and motorsports enthusiasts of all ages. Charlotte Motor Speedway's philosophy is to always put "Fans First" and create memories that last a lifetime for all that pass through the gates.
About NASCAR Hall of Fame
Conveniently located in uptown Charlotte, N.C., the 150,000-square-foot NASCAR Hall of Fame is an interactive, entertainment attraction honoring the history and heritage of NASCAR. The high-tech venue, designed to educate and entertain race fans and non-fans alike, opened May 11, 2010 and includes artifacts, interactive exhibits, 278-person state-of-the-art theater, Hall of Honor, Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant, NASCAR Hall of Fame Gear Shop and NASCAR Media Group-operated broadcast studio. The venue is open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. seven days a week and has an attached parking garage on Brevard Street. The five-acre site also includes a privately developed 19-story office tower and 102,000-square-foot expansion to the Charlotte Convention Center, highlighted by a 40,000 square-foot ballroom. The NASCAR Hall of Fame is owned by the City of Charlotte, licensed by NASCAR and operated by the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority. www.NASCARHall.comTweet