If you are a NASCAR fan, then you are already aware that today officially starts "Race Week" at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.
But, if you aren't a race fan, then here is the scoop. The NASCAR Sprint All-star race, itself, doesn't start until tomorrow night at 7pm. The tickets start at $39 and include a Dierks Bentley concert. This race is 100 laps and the winner receives a large sum of money...$1 million to be exact! Check out the Fan Guide to Fun for the full schedule of events over the next two weeks.
But beware...traffic in and around the Charlotte Motor Speedway is brutal. If you must drive anywhere near Concord or the University area of Charlotte, make sure you allow extra time for your commute. If at all possible, avoid these areas! I make every attempt not to show houses, in these areas, during Race Week...the traffic is literally that brutal!
If you are going to the race...make sure you have fun, but stay safe and God bless!
Written by: Mechelle Cranford