Speed Street

May 23 – May 25

Source: 600festival.com

One of Charlotte’s most valuable claims to fame is being home to nearby NASCAR and now housing the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The annual Food Lion Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola event is centered around the 600 Festival (big car race). Live music, driver appearances and additional entertainment will take place around the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Uptown. To satisfy all audiences, R&B is scheduled for Thursday, Country is scheduled for Friday and Rock is scheduled for Saturday night.

Music Schedule

Thursday, May 23

6:00 p.m. Pradigy GT

7:30 p.m. Sol Fusion

8:45 p.m. Coca-Cola Presents: Jon B

9:45 p.m. Coca-Cola Presents: SWV

Friday, May 24

6:00 p.m. “Race to Stardom” Country Winner: Landon Parker Band

7:45 p.m. Chevrolet Presents: Randy Houser

9:30 p.m. Chevrolet Presents: Jamey Johnson

Saturday, May 25

2:30 p.m. Chris Sanchez

4:00 p.m. Hair Nation

5:30 p.m. “Race to Stardom” Rock Winner: Blu Avenue

6:30 p.m. Coca-Cola Presents: Chelsea Bain

8:15 p.m. Coca-Cola Presents: Sister Hazel

9:45 p.m. Coca-Cola Presents: Survivor


Thursday, May 23

Driver/Guest Appearance Time Appearance Location
Ron Hornaday, Jr.
Brennan Newberry
Timothy Peters
German Quiroga
Ross Chastain
Jennifer Jo Cobb
Miguel Paludo
Ross Chastain
1-3 p.m. Creative Loafing display (autographs)
Jeb Burton 2-3 p.m. Creative Loafing display (autographs)
German Quiroga 3:30 p.m. Net 10 Wireless display
Sir Purr 5-6 p.m. Panthers booth
Jeremy Clements
Johanna Long
Hal Martin
Taylor Stricklin
Max Papis
Donnie Allison
7-9 p.m. Creative Loafing display (autographs)

Friday, May 24

Driver/Guest Appearance Time Appearance Location
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 12-2 p.m. Kellogg’s display: Wristbands ONLY*
Alex Bowman
Joey Coulter
Erik Jones
Michael Annett
Kyle Fowler
Gray Gaulding
1-3 p.m. Creative Loafing display
John Wes Townley 2-3 p.m. Creative Loafing display
Richard Petty
Dale Inman
Aric Almirola
1:15 p.m. Food Lion stage (Q&A)
German Quiroga 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Net 10 Wireless display
Elliott Sadler 3 p.m. One Main Financial display:
Wristbands ONLY**
Jason Myers 3-4 p.m. Creative Loafing display
Tim Dugger 4-5 p.m. Creative Loafing display
Regan Smith 4:30-5:15 p.m. Unilever display
Chad Knaus 5-5:45 p.m. Creative Loafing display: Wristbands ONLY***
Regan Smith 5:15-5:30 p.m. Food Lion stage
Sir Purr 5-6 p.m. Panthers display
Tim Dugger 6-6:30 p.m. Creative Loafing display
Joey Logano
Ryan Newman
7-7:45 p.m. Coca-Cola stage (Q&A)
Mark “Hollywood” Armstrong
Michael Lingerfelt
Dennis Terry
Cory Baldwin
Greg Donlin
Greg Morin
7-9 p.m. Creative Loafing display:
“Tire Change Challenge presented by ENEOS”

Saturday, May 25

Driver/Guest Appearance Time Apperance Location
Ernie Irvan
Jared Irvan
Doug Herbert
11 a.m. – 1p.m. Creative Loafing display
Sir Purr 1-2 p.m. Panthers display
Casey Mears 4-4:30 p.m. Geico display
Top Cats 6-7 p.m. Panthers display
Tony Stewart
Danica Patrick
7-7:45 p.m. Coca-Cola Stage (Q&A)
Charlotte Roller Girls 8-9 p.m. Creative Loafing display

Where: Uptown, see map.

Why attend: It’s free and you’ll be sure to find something entertaining

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