Racetracks Near Mooresville, North Carolina

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Racetracks Near Mooresville, North Carolina

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Racetracks and Racing Opportunities near Mooresville, NC

Known as ‘Race City USA,’ it’s no wonder Mooresville, NC offers plenty of race tracks and racing opportunities!  

Students who decide to train at NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville benefit from being driving distance away from some of the country’s top racing attractions. If you’re a racing enthusiast, you’ll feel right at home in the city.

Follow along as we share some of the top race tracks and racing attractions in the area:

Go Kart Racing

Located less than 15 minutes from NASCAR Tech, Go Pro Motorplex is a 7/10 mile, 11 turn outdoor karting facility where karting enthusiasts can race their karts or rent them for the occasion. The rental karts are able to achieve speeds up to 55 miles per hour, enough to keep the action exciting.

If indoor go kart racing is your preference, you’re in luck. The Pit Indoor Karting Racing facility is only 3 miles from campus, which, in addition to racing, offers an arcade, laser tag, axe throwing and more!

Drag Racing

Wilkesboro Dragway is a quarter mile track located about 70 miles northwest of NASCAR Tech. This classic dragstrip hosts everything from street legal cars, to funny cars, motorcycles and more. Fans of drag racing say this is a “must-see.”

Only 11 miles east of campus, drag racing fans will find Mooresville Dragway, which hosts events March through November. Street legal cars, motorcycles, modified cars and more can all race on their quarter mile track.

Circle Track Racing

Hickory Motor Speedway is about 35 miles west of the NASCAR Tech campus. This 4/10-mile-high banked asphalt track dates back to the 1950’s when it began hosting various racing events. This classic track in the heart of racing country is something all race fans should experience.

About 60 miles northeast of campus is the historic track, Bowman Gray Stadium. This quarter mile flat oval is one of stock car racing's most legendary venues, and is referred to as "NASCAR's longest-running weekly race track."

Charlotte Motor Speedway is located about 25 miles southeast of NASCAR Tech, and needs no introduction. In addition to hosting NASCAR races, the complex also features a quarter mile dragstrip and a road course.

Less than one hour away from campus, dirt track fans will find East Lincoln Speedway. Stock cars, bombers, modified and more can all run on this 3/10-mile track.

Motocross Racing

Dirt bike fans have also have options when attending NASCAR Tech in Mooresville. East Bend Motorsports is about 65 miles north of campus. Practice sessions, motocross races and track rentals are all available for off-road enthusiasts.

That concludes our list of racing venues in the area surrounding the NASCAR Tech campus in Mooresville, NC. To learn more about training at NASCAR Tech, visit our campus page and request information today.

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