Coca Cola 600 - Charlotte Schedule
Join legions of dedicated fans as they head to Charlotte, North Carolina, for
the 2014 Coca Cola 600 in May. A high-profile race that consistently brings together some of the best-in-class drivers in
the world for an exciting, high-octane event, the Coca Cola 600 brims with heart-pounding action that you'll be talking about
with friends long after it's over. As soon as you're there watching your favorite drivers race around the track, with the
energy of the crowd slowly rising, you'll be glad that you're not sitting at home.
At the Charlotte Motor Speedway,
you are privy to the fastest accelerating machines on the planet as they deliver a horsepower assault on the crowning treasure
of racing tracks. You can't go wrong with heading out to any of the crowd-pleasers on the schedule, so don't hesitate to join
in the action and start making your plans. Make sure you're there on May 25, 2014, for all of the exhilarating moments. All
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Coca Cola 600 - Charlotte
The origins of the Coca Cola 600 date back to 1959 when Curtis Turner came back to Charlotte, North Carolina,
after seeing the Daytona International Speedway. He hoped to build a race track of similar prestige in the Charlotte area.
He worked on his plan to borrow money to build on his property in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. He later found out that
another interested group fronted by Bruton Smith shared the same vision except Smith hoped to build a track near Pineville.
and Smith partnered on the project, and they inked a deal with NASCAR to host a 600-mile race on Memorial Day. There were
several construction obstacles and delays that led to the debut event being held on June 19, 1960, at the Charlotte Motor
Although the event was originally launched to compete against the Indianapolis 500, it wasn't until 1974 that
both races were hosted on Memorial Day.
The Coca Cola 600 has issued NASCAR tickets to Charlotte Motor Speedway under
its current name of the race since 1986. Coca Cola has been a solid mainstay of American culture for a long time, and it's
only fitting that it sponsors one of the most remarkable races in the Sprint Cup Series each and every spring. Darrell Waltrip
holds the all-time lead with five wins for this event, though other skilled drivers like Jeff Gordon, Bobby Allison, Dale
Earnhardt and Jimmie Johnson and more have brought down the checkered flag at this grand event.
It's your turn to witness
history in the making! You just never know when the next NASCAR legend is going to emerge onto the racing scene with an extraordinary
finish. But you're not going to be able to appreciate the thrilling moments sitting at home. So make sure you reserve your
Coca Cola 600 tickets in advance right here through StubHub before it's too late! This over-the-top race only comes around
once a year, so take advantage of StubHub's phenomenal ticket prices and head to the Charlotte Motor Speedway in May!
Coca Cola 600 - Charlotte Trivia
Many drivers' first wins have occurred at the Coca Cola 600, including future
victors David Pearson (1961), Jeff Gordon (1994), Bobby Labonte (1995) and Matt Kenseth (2000). David Reutimann claimed his
first victory in 2009, which was the second time in three years that a driver trumped their first race at the Coca Cola 600.
of great drivers, did you know that Jimmie Johnson has swept the Coca Cola 600 three years in a row? That's right - from 2003
through 2005, Jimmie Johnson drove away with three straight checkered flags.
Coca Cola 600 - Charlotte Fan Experience
Charlotte Motor Speedway is always bursting with excitement each and every year for the awesome Coca Cola 600. Don't get left
out in the cold, wondering what the atmosphere of the big race is like. You can actually be there to feel the pulse of the
crowd for yourself at one of the best racetracks in the country as the Coca Cola 600 gets underway. It doesn't get much better
than the experience of a major spectator sport like NASCAR, as it's known for having a dynamic atmosphere for every major
race. There is nothing like seeing NASCAR the way it was meant to be seen, giving you plenty of reasons to get off the couch
and see it for yourself this May as world-class drivers whip around the track.
See for yourself who is going to take
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