Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Huge Savings and a Spin Around Charlotte Motor Speedway Highlight Souvenir and Race Ticket Blow-Out

One of the biggest day-after-Thanksgiving traditions in the Charlotte
area, the Souvenir and Race Ticket Blow-Out, returns for the 19th
consecutive year on Nov. 25, at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Shoppers who purchase at least $50 worth of merchandise or race
tickets, or donate $25 to Speedway Children's Charities during the
annual blow-out sale, will get to drive their personal vehicle for
three laps around the 1.5-mile superspeedway. Race fans can experience
the 24-degree banking and drive in the tire tracks of their favorite
NASCAR stars.

The Black Friday sale will give fans the chance to shop at more than
15 NASCAR souvenir rigs offering driver merchandise at incredibly low
prices just in time for holiday gift giving. Many items will start at
just $1 and a large variety of hats and t-shirts will be priced
starting at $3.

The souvenir trailers will feature merchandise from top NASCAR drivers
including Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick,
Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano, Ryan Newman and Danica Patrick, among

In addition to the souvenir trailers, the Charlotte Motor Speedway
ticket office will be open throughout the event, offering shoppers the
perfect gift for that race fan on their holiday shopping list.
Shoppers who purchase $99 in race tickets will receive a free $25 gift
card good for 2012 Charlotte Motor Speedway race tickets, camping
spots or pit passes.

Event hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25. For more
information on the Souvenir and Race Ticket Blow-Out contact the
Charlotte Motor Speedway gift shop at (704) 455-3202 or visit online

After the Souvenir and Race Ticket Blow-Out, shoppers are invited to
stay and enjoy Carolina Christmas, the region's largest holiday light
show, featuring more than 4.5 miles of LED light displays made up of
more than 3 million lights. The cost of admission is just $20 a car
load for up to eight passengers.

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