Speedway Christmas Lights Up the Holiday Season at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Santa, start your sleigh! Speedway Christmas is returning to Charlotte Motor Speedway and the spectacular holiday light show will be even bigger and better in its fifth year. With more than three million lights, an infield Christmas Village and the unique chance to drive the track, Speedway Christmas has become the area‘s best new holiday tradition! Speedway Christmas will feature: “¢

The completely redesigned 3.1-mile course, which weaves through the infield of the 1.5-mile superspeedway, offering visitors the chance to drive on the track and – new for 2014 – continues under the concourse behind the frontstretch grandstands “¢

More than 800 light displays, with music to lights broadcast on the track radio channel “¢

An infield winter wonderland, featuring a Bethlehem Village with live nativity and petting zoo, Santa‘s Workshop where kids can visit Santa, delicious foods, decorated Christmas trees and mini fair rides for kids “¢

Drive-in holiday movies (Elf, Frozen, Christmas Story) each Fri. and Sat. night on one of the world‘s largest HDTVs “¢

Dining in the spectacular Speedway Club overlooking Speedway Christmas, with a full menu featuring fresh seafood, steaks, pasta, gourmet desserts and more Speedway Christmas is one of the brightest spots on the Carolina Christmas Corridor, which stretches from Tanglewood Park in Clemmons to McAddenville to Biltmore House in Asheville. Families can extend their fun at the nearby Great Wolf Lodge and Concord Mills Mall. Opening night for the drive-thru course is Saturday, Nov. 22. The Christmas Village is open every Thursday-Sunday, Mon., Dec. 23 and Tues., Dec. 24. The show is open nightly through Dec. 30, closed only on Christmas day. Admission into Speedway Christmas is $20 per car on nights when the Christmas Village is open and $15 per car on nights when it is closed. Group rates for vans and buses are available. Charlotte Motor Speedway is located at 5555 Concord Parkway S, Concord, NC. Take Interstate 85 to exit 49 (Bruton Smith Blvd.) toward Hwy. 29. Fans should enter at Charlotte Motor Speedway‘s main entrance. For more information, visit www.charlottemotorspeedway.com or call 1-800-455-FANS (3267). For daily updates on Speedway Christmas or any speedway activity, connect with Charlotte Motor Speedway by following on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CLTMotorSpdwy or become a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/charlottemotorspeedway