• Fan Guide: Bank of America 500 Week

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    Racing Action:

    Oct. 14 - Dollar General 300 Miles of Courage - 7:30 PM - Charlotte Motor Speedway Oct. 15 - Bank of America 500 - 7:30 PM - Charlotte Motor Speedway

    WSOC-TV RACE SPECIALS: 9 Racing Report: WSOC-TV will air 2 BofA 500 racing specials

    Driver Activities:

    Oct. 14 - Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano Autograph Session (wristband required) - 10:00 AM - Joe Gibbs Racing Oct. 14 - Jeff Gordon Appearance and Q-&-A (Please bring non-perishable food item to donate) - 11:00 AM - Second Harvest Food Bank, Charlotte Oct. 14 - JR Motorsports Autograph Session with Aric Almirola, Josh Wise, Josh Berry, Kelley Earnhardt, LW Miller and Karsyn Elledge - 11:30 AM - JR Motorsports Oct. 14 - NASCAR Nationwide Series Autograph Session (limited to 200 wristbands - free & available at Turn 4 tunnel) - 1:00 PM - Pit Road Oct. 14 - Autograph Session with Dale Earnhardt Jr. (limited to 200 armbands - check the JR Motorsports Facebook page for info) 1:00 PM - JR Motorsports Oct. 15 - Darrell Waltrip Appearance - 9:30 AM - NASCAR Hall of Fame Oct. 15 - Dale Inman, Glen Wood & Cale Yarborough Appearance - 11:15 AM - NASCAR Hall of Fame Oct. 15 - Kevin Harvick Fan Forum (*OktoberFast Fan Festival pass required) - 4:40 PM - OktoberFast Tent

    RACE SHOPS: NASCAR race team shops information

    TRAFFIC GUIDE: Traffic Team 9's Race Traffic Guide

    SECRET ROUTE: Jamie's secret route to speedway

    FOOD: New menu item at BofA 500: 'Funnel Bacakonator'

    WATCH: Students use racing technology to build own model race cars

    Music

    Speedway Track Map Charlotte Motor Speedway track map

    Oct. 14 - Dueling Pianos (*OktoberFast Fan Festival pass required) - 1:15 PM - OktoberFast Tent Oct. 14 - Dueling Pianos (*OktoberFast Fan Festival pass required) - 3:15 PM - OktoberFast Tent Oct. 14 - Hoss Howard Band (*OktoberFast Fan Festival pass required) - 4:45 PM - OktoberFast Tent Oct. 14 - Tuesday's Gone (Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Band) - Post-Race - Budweiser Block Party Oct. 15 - Dueling Pianos (*OktoberFast Fan Festival pass required) - 1:30 PM - OktoberFast Tent Oct. 15 - Dave Kellen Band (*OktoberFast Fan Festival pass required) - 3:15 PM - OktoberFast Tent Oct. 15 - Dueling Pianos (*OktoberFast Fan Festival pass required) - 5:00 PM - OktoberFast Tent Oct. 15 - Sara Evans Concert - 5:30 PM - Charlotte Motor Speedway Oct. 15 - Dave Kellen Band (*OktoberFast Fan Festival pass required) - 6:00 PM - OktoberFast Tent Oct. 15 - Shoot to Thrill (All-Female AC/DC Tribute Band) - Post-Race - Budweiser Block Party

    Pre-race infield activities

    Oct. 15 - Better Half Dash - 2:30 PM - Charlotte Motor Speedway

    Games and Activities

    Oct. 14 - Budweiser Block Party Opens - 12:00 PM - Budweiser Block Party Oct. 14 - OktoberFast Tent Opens (*OktoberFast Fan Festival pass required) - 12:00 PM - OktoberFast Tent Oct. 14 - Budweiser Block Party Cornhole Tournament 1 - 1:00 PM - Budweiser Block Party Oct. 14 - Budweiser Block Party Cornhole Tournament 2 - 3:00 PM - Budweiser Block Party Oct. 15 - Budweiser Block Party Opens - 12:00 PM - Budweiser Block Party Oct. 15 - Budweiser Block Party Cornhole Tournament 1 - 1:00 PM - Budweiser Block Party Oct. 15 - OktoberFast Tent Opens (*OktoberFast Fan Festival pass required) - 1:30 PM - OktoberFast Tent Oct. 15 - John Boy & Billy Appearance (*OktoberFast Fan Festival pass required) - 2:30 PM - OktoberFast Tent Oct. 15 - Quaker Steak & Lube Atomic Hot Wing Eating Contest (*OktoberFast Fan Festival pass required) - 2:40 PM - OktoberFast Tent Oct. 15 - Budweiser Block Party Cornhole Tournament 2 - 3:00 PM - Budweiser Block Party

    Charities

    Oct. 15 - Speedway Children's Charities Track Walk - 9:45 AM - Charlotte Motor Speedway

    Fan Days and Festivals

    Oct. 14 - Joe Gibbs Racing Fall FanFest - 9:00 AM - Joe Gibbs Racing Oct. 14 - JR Motorsports Shop Tours - 10 am, 12, 2 & 4 pm - JR Motorsports

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