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Race Viewing Parties Continue at the NASCAR Hall of Fame

April 08, 2013

Texas 500 on April 13, Toyota Owners 400 on April 27 and more to air in Belk High Octane Theater

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  (April 8, 2013) – Fans are invited to several race viewing parties at the NASCAR Hall of Fame state-of-the-art Belk High Octane Theater to watch select NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races this season, including the Saturday night action at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend on April 13 at 7:30 p.m.

The 278-seat Belk High Octane Theater features comfortable high-back seating and a 64-foot-wide, curved projection screen with surround sound. General admission tickets are $10. Admission for NASCAR Hall of Fame Rookie, Crew Chief and Pit Crew Members is $8. And admission for NASCAR Hall of Fame Winners, Champions and Legends Members is free.

Tickets include admission to the race viewing party, one free simulator ride and the use of a race scanner, which allows guests to listen to driver and crew dialogues. To cap off the experience, the two large side screens in the theater will feature direct-from-track, commercial free in-car feeds of some of the Sprint Cup drivers, giving fans a behind-the-wheel view of the race. Food, soft drinks, beer and wine will be available for purchase at the race viewing parties.

Combo packages are also available that allow guests to enjoy the full 150,000 square-foot NASCAR Hall of Fame and the race viewing party. Packages include one general admission to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, one ticket to the race viewing party, one lanyard, two free simulator rides and the use of a scanner. These packages are $21.95 for children and $28.95 for adults. Senior and military discounts are available.

In addition to the race viewing parties in the Belk High Octane Theater, the NASCAR Hall of Fame will show every Sprint Cup race live on the TVs in the theater lobby during normal operating hours. Concessions stands in the theater lobby will be open during the races, and cocktail tables will be set up in the theater lobby for guests. Guests must purchase standard NASCAR Hall of Fame admission for access.

2013 Race Viewing Party Schedule
(Doors open one hour prior to the race)

Date/Time/Race/Location (all times are ET)
Saturday, April 13  | 7:30 p.m. | Texas 500 | Texas Motor Speedway 
Saturday, April 27 | 7:30 p.m. | Toyota Owners 400 | Richmond International Raceway
Sunday, May 5 | 1 p.m. | Aaron’s 499 | Talladega Superspeedway
Saturday, June 29 | 7:30 p.m. | Quaker State 400 | Kentucky Speedway
Saturday, July 6 |7:30 p.m. | Coke Zero 400 | Daytona International Speedway
Saturday, Aug. 24 | 7: 30 p.m. | Irwin Tools Night Race | Bristol Motor Speedway
Sunday, Sept. 1 | 7:30 p.m. | Advocare 500 | Atlanta Motor Speedway
Saturday, Sept. 7 | 7:30 p.m. | Federated Auto Parts 400 | Richmond International Raceway
Sunday, Nov. 17 | 3 p.m. | Ford Ecoboost 400 | Homestead-Miami Speedway Texas 500

Tickets to the NASCAR Hall of Fame can be purchased by calling (877) 231-2010 or at 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. Memberships are available starting at $25 for children and $50 for adults. The NASCAR Hall of Fame is open daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and is closed on Christmas Day. For more details, visit Up-to-the-minute updates are available at or by following @NASCARHall on Twitter.

About the 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, hands-on 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.