For Racing Fans
Things to do for when you’re not at the Speedway.
NASCAR HALL OF FAME
In the heart of Uptown, the NASCAR Hall of Fame features high-tech, entertaining exhibitions focused on the beloved motorsport and its icons. Learn about the history of racing, the men and women that have made it what it is today, and also see if you have what it takes to be a driver or a member of the pit crew. 400 E. Martin Luther King Blvd., 704.654.4400.
VICTORY LANE KARTING
Feed your personal need for speed (yep, we rhymed it) at this indoor go-kart complex. The fast, thirdmile course demands drivers get competitive while handling their vehicles— wheel to wheel and nose to tail. 2330 Tipton Drive, 704.377.3278
MAC’S SPEED SHOP
In the South End, this local biker bar caters to its fans with beer and barbecue. Expect get-your-fingersdirty fare like pulled pork, beer-can chicken and KCstyle ribs. 2511 South Blvd., 704.522.6227
SAM BASS GALLERY & ART STUDIO
NASCAR’s first officially licensed artist operates a gallery, store and studio just minutes from the Speedway. Check out his unique paintings, prints and other work. 4030 Concord Parkway, 704.455.6915