Did you know that 90% of NASCAR race shops are located in Cabarrus County and the surrounding area? Get a behind-the-scenes look into how teams prepare for race day. Who knows? You may even catch a glimpse of your favorite driver and crew members!
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates
Stop in and spend some time at this state-of-the-art facility in Concord. The vast viewing area allows fans to get up close to the action as crews prepare for the next race. Looking for your apparel, die-cast replicas, caps or other souvenirs? You’ll find them at the Team Store right on campus.
Located just one mile from Charlotte Motor Speedway, this state-of-the-art campus is home of four full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup teams. Behind the wheels are 12-year Sprint Cup driver Kasey Kahne, six-time champ Jimmie Johnson, hometown hero and fan favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr., the newest pilot of the legendary #24 car, Chase Elliott, making his full-time debut in 2016. See in side at viewing areas in both the 48/88 and 5/24 shops, and visit the Museum & Team Store featuring Hendrick history and exclusive items like tires and lug nuts used in competition.
Owned by 2011 Sprint Cup champion, Tony Stewart, and founder of Haas Automation, Gene Haas, experience the energy inside this 140,000 square foot facility where winning race cars are on display with nostalgic racing portraits, trophies and more. Preview how cars come together through large viewing windows, and with 2015 as Stewart’s final season, the Team Store at SHR is the perfect place to pick up the latest gear.
Roush Fenway Racing
Start your experience with the roar of the engines as pit crews practice on campus. Step inside the 100-seat theater to see some of Roush Fenway Racing’s greatest moments and share their pride by taking in winning cars, trophies and memorabilia on display. Before you leave, stop at RFR’s retail store for apparel and other official merch.
Wood Brothers Racing
As the oldest continuously operating NASCAR Sprint Cup Team, legendary Wood Brothers Racing enters its 66th year of competition in 2016. Stop by the famous #21’s headquarters in Harrisburg to learn more about how brothers and NASCAR Hall of Famer’s Glen and Leonard Wood built perhaps one of the most storied enterprises in NASCAR.
These are just a few of the race shops fans can explore while visiting “Where Racing Lives!” Click here to find more team headquarters Penske Racing, Joe Gibbs Racing, JR Motorsports, Richard Childress Racing and more. Need directions? Travel Counselors are standing by at the Visitor Center to help you navigate! Call 800-848-3740 or chat with us now.