November 2, 2017
All dirt roads lead to Concord, North Carolina
If you’re visiting for the World of Outlaws World Finals this weekend at The Dirt Track, you’re in for a weekend full of heart-pounding, clay-slinging action! This Charlotte Motor Speedway show is unlike any other, bringing together the top series in the sport, including the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series.
Whether you’re here for a single day or you snagged the three-day pass, here are a few helpful hints on how to enjoy your time at the lightning-fast, four-tenths mile oval and beyond.
On Thursday 11/2, grandstand gates open at 4pm and opening ceremonies kick off at 6pm. On Friday 11/3 and Saturday 11/4, grandstand gates open at 3pm and opening ceremonies are at 4:45pm. For all the details, see the full schedule here.
There are plenty of places to rest and refuel in Cabarrus County, and we’ve listed them all here on page 24 of the Cabarrus County Destination & Motorsports Guide. Hotels closest to the track are located at Exit 49, but other options are just minutes away. Prefer to camp? Flip back one page to find the perfect site. If you need any assistance with making reservations, call the Visitor Center at 800-848-3740, or stop by! You’ll find friendly faces, tons of info and even a free gift.
We know you’ve added these Can’t-Miss Attractions to your list. Still have a little downtime to fill? Challenge your crew to a few races at K1 Speed. This indoor electric karting facility just announced the Concord Supertrack with 15 corners and fast back straight. Before the action starts on Saturday, swing by Downtown Concord (just 15 minutes from the track) for local brews, a spicy snack and live music at the Hops & Heat Beer and Chili Festival. Again—be sure to browse the digital Cabarrus County Guide. It’s a full directory of fun.
Start with this roundup of 10 Local Favorite Places to Eat. You’ll also find tons of familiar favorites like Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill and Buffalo Wild Wings, but why not check out some of the area’s best independently owned restaurants while you’re here? From where to find a sweet snack to the best brunch before you head home, you’ll find them all on this list of Places to Eat.