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NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Weekend Schedule and Media Opportunities

January 31, 2019

Red Carpet Arrivals, Class of 2019 Induction Ceremony and more

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 30, 2019) – The NASCAR Hall of Fame has a full lineup of Induction activities Thursday, Jan. 31, Friday, Feb. 1 and Saturday, Feb. 2 in Charlotte, North Carolina, including multiple media opportunities throughout the weekend.

On Friday, Feb. 1, the 10th annual NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place, honoring the Class of 2019—Davey Allison, Jeff Gordon, Alan Kulwicki, Roger Penske and Jack Roush—as well as Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR recipient Jim Hunter and Squier-Hall Award to Steve Waid. As in previous years, current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stars will help present each inductee. 

The full Induction weekend schedule is below. Only credentialed media members will have access to the media workroom. For questions about Induction credentials, contact Josh Hamilton at jhamilton@nascar.com. For additional assistance with filming or photography within the Hall of Fame, please contact Kristen Moore (kristen.moore@crva.com) or Molly Ruggere (molly.ruggere@crva.com). Find more about the Induction Ceremony at nascarhall.com/inductees/induction-ceremony.

Thursday, Jan. 31

Time

Event

Location

Media Notes

10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Class of 2019 Induction Insider Experience

NHOF High Octane Theater and Crown Ballroom

 

5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Legends and Champions Club Members Mix and Mingle

 

Member-only event; interviews unavailable

Friday, Feb. 1

Time

Event

Location

Media Notes

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

NASCAR Hall of Fame Legends Brunch 

NHOF Hall of Honor

 

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Victory Lap with the Class of 2018

Collections Garage

 

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Members-only NASCAR Hall of Famer Autograph Session

Skybox

 

1 p.m.

Squier-Hall Award Exhibit Unveil

NHOF Hall of Honor

 

2 p.m.

Media Credential Pickup Opens 

NHOF Lobby

 

2 p.m. 

Media Workroom Opens

CCC 217

 

3:30 p.m.

Landmark Award Plaque Unveil

NHOF Hall of Honor

 

4-5:30 p.m.

NASCAR Hall of Fame Red Carpet Event 

NHOF Great Hall

NHOF Hall of Famers and VIPs to participate

5:30 p.m.

Induction Pre-Dinner Reception

CCC Richardson Ballroom

For coverage options, contact Josh Hamilton at jhamilton@nascar.com

6-7 p.m. 

Induction Dinner and Special Presentations

CCC Richardson Ballroom

For coverage options, contact Josh Hamilton at jhamilton@nascar.com

8 p.m.

Induction Ceremony—Celebrating 10 Years 

CCC Crown Ballroom

The ceremony will be streamed live in the media workroom

10-11 p.m.

Class of 2019 Media Availability

CCC Room 217

Class of 2019 inductees (or their representatives) and their inductors will be available for interviews 

Midnight

Media Workroom Closes

CCC Room 217

 

Saturday, Feb. 2

Time

Event

Location

Media Notes

10:30 -11 a.m.

Storytelling: Remembering Davey Allison 

NHOF High Octane Theater

Media interviews not available; b-roll and photography permitted

11-12 p.m.

Jeff Gordon and Friends

NHOF Great Hall

Jeff Gordon signing autographs. Media interviews not available; b-roll and photography permitted

11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.*

Storytelling: Jack Roush and Friends

NHOF High Octane Theater

Media interviews not available; b-roll and photography permitted

12-1 p.m.

Jack Roush and Friends

NHOF Great Hall

Jack Roush signing autographs. Media interviews not available; b-roll and photography permitted

12-12:30 p.m.

Storytelling: Jeff Gordon and Friends 

NHOF High Octane Theater

Media interviews not available; b-roll and photography permitted

1-1:30 p.m.

Storytelling: Remembering Alan Kulwicki

NHOF High Octane Theater

Media interviews not available; b-roll and photography permitted

4-4:30 p.m.

Storytelling: Roger Penske and Friends

NHOF High Octane Theater

Media interviews not available; b-roll and photography permitted

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Roger Penske and Friends

NHOF Great Hall

Roger Penske signing autographs. Media interviews not available; b-roll and photography permitted

*All storytelling events open to public with general admission on a first-come, first-served basis; autograph sessions are open to members and Induction ceremony ticket purchasers notified via email to participate*

In addition to the exciting weekend of Induction activities, fans and visitors can view several updated exhibits. The Memorable Moments exhibit located in the High Octane Theater Lobby was updated with history-making artifacts from the 2019 NASCAR season. The Hall of Honor, where the NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees are enshrined, has been updated to feature the Class of 2019, while the Champions exhibit, Landmark Award Plaque and Squier-Hall Award exhibit have been updated to feature the current winners.

General admission tickets to the NASCAR Hall of Fame can be purchased by calling 888-902-6463 or at nascarhall.com. Admission is $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and military, $18 for youth (8-12), $12 for children (3-7) and free for children younger than 3. Memberships are available starting at $125. For more details, visit nascarhall.com. Updates are available at facebook.com/nascarhall or by following @NASCARHall on Twitter.


About the NASCAR Hall of Fame
Conveniently located in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, the 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, hands-on exhibits, a 278-person state-of-the-art theater, Hall of Honor, Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant, NASCAR Hall of Fame Gear Shop and NASCAR Productions-operated broadcast studio. The NASCAR Hall of Fame is open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for summer hours and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for winter hours. On designated Group Hot Pass Tuesdays, the facility is open for scheduled group visits and events only. An attached parking garage is available on Brevard Street. The 5-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. For more information, visit nascarhall.com.

About NASCAR
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series™), three regional series, one local grassroots series, three international series and the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA). The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, TwitterInstagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

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