Coca-Cola 600 - NASCAR Cup Series Tickets
Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Schedule
The Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina is not only one of the longest running NASCAR races but also is unique in that it is held in the evening, meaning that part of the race is driven at dusk and the race concludes under lights, a far cry from most races which are held in the early afternoon or morning. Annually, the Coca Cola 600 attracts many of the best drivers in the sport who lay it all on the line to score an important victory in the series and fans get to witness one of the most intense races of the season as a result. The race was first held in 1959 and it has grown to become one of the most popular events of the NASCAR season, and there is no better place for die hard NASCAR fans to be in May than at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Coca Cola 600.
The 2019 Coca Cola 600 will be held on May 26th and you can be sure that it will be yet another sell out event. NASCAR fans from all over the country will be flocking to Charlotte Motor Speedway for this spectacular race and you will not want to be stuck watching from home when you can be in the stands along with them. There is no better way to spend a weekend in Charlotte than by spending a late spring Sunday enjoying one of the most thrilling events of the NASCAR season. To really appreciate NASCAR you have to be at the racetrack and once you set foot into Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Coca Cola 600 and start cheering for your favorite driver you will finally completely understand what all of the excitement surrounding NASCAR is all about. There is no time like the present to get your tickets for Coca Cola 600 from StubHub and to start making the necessary plans to be in Charlotte in late May.
Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway History
The Coca Cola 600 was first held in 1959 and the race has long been one of the most popular events in all of NASCAR. The stock car race covers 600 miles which the drivers achieve by completing 400 laps at Charlotte motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina. The event was originally known as the World 600, the Coca Cola World 600, and the Coca Cola Racing Family 600 before ultimately becoming the Coca Cola 600 in 2003. Whatever you call it, the Coca Cola 600 provides NASCAR fans with one of the most exciting races of the year and is something no fan will want to miss.
Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Since its first race back in 1959, the Coca Cola 600 has been one of the most popular events of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and the fact that the winner gets one of the biggest purses of all the NASCAR races only makes it even more appealing to the drivers and fans. Taking place at Charlotte Motor Speedway each year, a warm May day in North Carolina begins to seethe with horsepower and adrenaline as the best drivers in NASCAR show up in the city to compete for one of the most coveted prizes of the circuit, the Coca Cola 600. Sure, fame and money are on hand for the winners of the race, but most drivers are doing it for their team and compete out of pride. The winner of the Sprint Cup Series is determined by total finishing positions as well as total laps led during races, so each race, and indeed each lap, is of utmost importance to the proud racers looking to finish the season at the top of their sport. Each and every event in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is full of fierce competition, roaring engines, and neck breaking speed.
Although many race fans are content to watch a big time race at home on their flat screen laying down on their couch, there is really no comparison to actually being in the stands for a major NASCAR race. From the barbecuing and tailgating leading up to the race with the flags of the spectators' favorite teams and drivers proudly flying outside of the race track to the moment you set foot into the speedway you know that there is a whole new level of excitement when you actually watch a race in person. The smell of the gasoline, the roars of the engines, and the screeching tires as they hit a turn all make for an experience that borderlines on sensory overload and makes NASCAR one of the most popular sports in the United States. Be sure to be there in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Coca Cola 600 to be part of an event you will never forget.
Darrell Waltrip has won the Coca Cola 600 five times, more than any other driver in the race's history.
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