Cabarrus County, North Carolina is “Where Racing Lives”T he past, the present and the future of racing collide in the heart of headquartered here. You may even catch a glimpse of Tony Stewart’s Cabarrus County, home to an unequaled concentration of motorsports #14 Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet or see Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and attractions. Cabarrus County is all about racing and making it even Jimmie Johnson in the flesh at Hendrick Motorsports. Richardeasier for fans to experience “Where Racing Lives” like never before. Childress Racing, the home shop for Dale Earnhardt and his iconic This year, Charlotte Motor Speedway solidiﬁes its title as the Mecca #3 car is a short drive away in Welcome, NC. If planning your ownof Motorsports by unveiling the world’s largest HD video board in time route isn’t your cup of tea, let Adventures in Motorsports or Garagefor the 2011 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race on May 21. Imagine an HD Pass Shop Tours do the driving for you on one of their fascinatingTV bigger than the White House located between Turns 2 and 3 along NASCAR Race Shop tours.the backstretch of the legendary superspeedway. At a length of 200 feet Remembering Kannapolis native Dale Earnhardt : Ten years later, the #3wide, standing 80 feet tall and weighing 165,000 pounds, the video board still holds a special place in the hearts of race fans. Experience the life andcovers 16,000 square feet. Watching NASCAR’s best drivers go all out for embrace the memory of one of NASCAR’s greats, Dale Earnhardt. Follow$1 million in person AND in HD … it doesn’t get any better than this! The Dale Trail through his hometown of Kannapolis to see a community’sUntil the racing action continues the following weekend with the Coca- memorial to the Intimidator’s legacy. The self-guided tour features pointsCola 600, NASCAR’s longest race. A Memorial Day weekend tradition, of interest from both his childhood and his illustrious racing career.the Coke 600 is the perfect way to celebrate the Stars and Stripes, freedom One of the most vibrant destinations in the United States, Cabarrusand a perfect beginning to summer. County welcomes visitors with unmatched charm and Southern hospitality. While you’re in town for the races, make the most of your For more information, ﬁnd us online at www.whereracinglives.com or callvisit by checking out the many exciting race shops and museums 1-800-848-3740.