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May 06, 2011
Ceremonial dinner kicks off Inductee special events and activities, Wed., May 18 – Tues., May 24
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 6, 2011) – Guests have one more week to purchase individual tickets to the second-annual, ultra-exclusive NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Dinner. The grand event begins with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by the ceremonial dinner and presentations at 7 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 18 in the Charlotte Convention Center’s Crown Ballroom in uptown Charlotte, N.C.
Individual tickets to the Induction Dinner are $500 and can be purchased online through Ticketmaster, at the NASCAR Hall of Fame box office or via phone at 800-745-3000. Table packages also are available.
The Induction Dinner officially kicks off the most significant time of the year at the NASCAR Hall of Fame – Induction Week. Guests will be treated to an array of special events, appearances, autograph sessions and festivities all celebrating the 2011 Inductees – Bobby Allison, Ned Jarrett, Bud Moore, David Pearson and Lee Petty.
Induction Week Event Schedule:
Induction Dinner, Wednesday, May 18
Reception begins at 6 p.m. EDT. Dinner and presentations begin at 7 p.m. EDT.
Inductee family members and friends, NASCAR celebrities and fans congregate to celebrate the accomplishments of the five legendary individuals and pay tribute to the contributions and achievements that Bobby Allison, Ned Jarrett, Bud Moore, David Pearson and Lee Petty have made to NASCAR. The evening will be highlighted by very special presentations to the Inductees and a unique introspective look into each of their careers and lives. Celebrated musician Edwin McCain also will perform.
Inductee Fan Day at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Sunday, May 22
10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2011 Inductees Bobby Allison, Ned Jarrett, Bud Moore and David Pearson and 2010 Inductees Junior Johnson and Richard Petty will participate in fan question-and-answer sessions, sign autographs and enjoy lunch with NASCAR Hall of Fame members. The 2011 Class also will unveil their Walk of Fame signatures.
Induction Ceremony, Monday, May 23
7 p.m. EDT in the Charlotte Convention Center’s Crown Ballroom
The NASCAR Hall of Fame’s most-prestigious event features presentations about each Inductee from prominent members of the NASCAR community. The highlight of the ceremony is the official induction of the 2011 Class of Inductees. Tickets are available for purchase online through Ticketmaster or by calling 800-745-3000 and will remain on sale through the day of the event.
Hall of Honor Opening Day, Tuesday, May 24
The Hall of Honor will debut all-new exhibits honoring the lives and achievements of the 2011 Inductee Class.
Tickets to the NASCAR Hall of Fame can be purchased by calling 877-231-2010 or at NASCARHall.com. Admission is $19.95 for adults, $17.95 for seniors and military, $12.95 for children 5-12 and free for children younger than 5. Charter memberships also are available starting at $25 for children and $50 for adults. For more details, visit NASCARHall.com. The NASCAR Hall of Fame is open daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Times subject to change.
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.com.