Day Trips

Cabarrus County’s neighbors share our love of racing and welcome guests to explore the sport at these regional racing attractions.

Home to premier motorsports must-sees like Charlotte Motor Speedway, Cabarrus County is the start and finish line for the ultimate racing-themed vacation in North Carolina.

With this area as home base, extend your journey with a lap through motorsports country. Just a short drive away, you’ll find even more popular motorsports pit stops. In Charlotte, explore the interactive NASCAR Hall of Fame and visit Carowinds to take a thrill ride on The Intimidator. Inspired by Dale Earnhardt Sr. This hyper coaster reaches speeds of up to 80 MPH and is one of the top ten tallest steel roller coasters in North America.

In Mooresville, take a tour of JR Motorsports and uncover even more of the sport’s heritage at the North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame.

Add a few of these detours to your time in Cabarrus and you’ll discover that when it comes to racing, there’s no place like North Carolina!

Upcoming Motorsports Events

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Oct 6, 2023

Joe Gibbs Racing Fan Fest
Charlotte Motor Speedway

Kick off The Bank of America ROVAL 400 with Joe Gibbs Racing Fan Fest on Friday, October 6, 2023 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The event includes appearances by JGR's full-time NASCAR drivers, NASCAR Cup hauler parade, and fireworks show.

Oct 7, 2023

NASCAR Xfinity Series Drive for the Cure 250
Charlotte Motor Speedway

The Drive for the Cure 250 presented by BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina pits NASCAR Xfinity Series championship contenders against one another in a Saturday free-for-all on the ROVAL™.

Oct 8, 2023

NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America ROVAL™ 400
Charlotte Motor Speedway

The drama of the NASCAR Playoffs descends on Charlotte Motor Speedway's ROVAL™ for the sixth time!

Explore Regional Motorsports Attractions


Day Trips

SS Green Light Racing
Day Trips Motorsports Race Shops Things To Do
160 Wilkinson Rd
Mooresville, NC 28115
(704) 664-0808
Team Penske
Day Trips Motorsports Race Shops Race Tracks & Museums Things To Do
200 Penske Way
Mooresville, NC 28115
Trackhouse Motorplex
Day Trips Motorsports Outdoor Ride & Drive Experiences Things To Do
130 Motorplex Dr
Mooresville, NC 28115
(704) 696-2926