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Near Concord in Cabarrus County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Charlotte Motor Speedway

 
 
Charlotte Motor Speedway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 21, 2020
1. Charlotte Motor Speedway Marker
Inscription.  Constructed in 1960 by Bruton Smith, Charlotte Motor Speedway is one of the world's most innovative sports entertainment venues. Known as "America's Home for Racing," the historic complex hosted NASCAR's first official 600-mile race and continues to welcome one million visitors annually from around the world to the superspeedway, zMAX Dragway and The Dirt Track. It's motto is and always will be "FANS First."
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1960.
 
Location. 35° 21.112′ N, 80° 41.203′ W. Marker is near Concord, North Carolina, in Cabarrus County. Marker can be reached from Concord Parkway South. Located near the bottom of the main entrance ramp. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5555 Concord Parkway South, Concord NC 28027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nathaniel Alexander (approx. 2.6 miles away); University of N.C. at Charlotte (approx. 4.2 miles away); Stonewall Jackson Training School (approx. 5.1 miles away); Warren Coleman (approx. 5.9 miles away);
Charlotte Motor Speedway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 21, 2020
2. Charlotte Motor Speedway Marker
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Red Hill (approx. 6 miles away); Memorial to Lieut. Col. George Locke (approx. 6½ miles away); Barber-Scotia College (approx. 6.8 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
Also see . . .  Charlotte Motor Speedway. (Submitted on February 23, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 23, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Aug. 10, 2022