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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May 26, 2024

NASCAR Cup Series Coca-Cola 600
Charlotte Motor Speedway

Rev up your Memorial Day weekend with the historic 65th running of the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina!

Jun 10 – Jul 30, 2024

Cook Out Summer Shootout
Charlotte Motor Speedway

Watch racing's future stars battle in Legend Cars and Bandoleros on the frontstretch quarter-mile at Charlotte Motor Speedway!

Occurs Every Month

Cars & Coffee
Charlotte Motor Speedway

Fill your fuel tank and your mug, then head to “America’s Home For Racing” for Cars & Coffee Concord! On the third Saturday of each month from 8-11 a.m., join like-minded automotive enthusiasts at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Fan Zone.

Explore Regional Motorsports Attractions


Day Trips

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