The QC Scene: Legends Race Car Driving Experience


by Rance Adams

 CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway

     Begins June 10 with a Principal School Bus Slobberknocker - principals from around Cabarrus County will trade paint in the mammoth machines on the frontstretch quarter-mile.
                       Racing held on Tuesday nights
      In addition to a full program of Legend Car and Bandolero racing, the Summer Shootout Series includes special attractions, such as school bus race nights and a huge Fireworks Extravaganza Night! Racing action takes place under the lights on the quarter-mile oval located on the speedway's front straightaway.
      Legend Car racing is divided into four categories based on a driver¹s experience. The Pro division features veteran drivers, while the Semi-Pro category is for those with limited Legend Car experience. The Young Lions division is for competitors new to Legend Car racing and the
Masters division is for drivers 40 years of age and older.
      Bandolero cars are divided into three divisions with competitors grouped by age. The Bandits division is for racers 8 to 11 and the Outlaws category features drivers 12 and older. The Beginner Bandits is for racers in their first year of competition.
     Tickets to the Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series are just $7 for adults and kids 13 and under get in free
     Spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with preliminary action starting at 5:10 p.m. Opening ceremonies are at 6:45 p.m. and feature races are scheduled to conclude by approximately 10 p.m.
     For tickets to the Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series, call the Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS (3267) or visit

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