Plan A Trip


Glenwood Acres is conveniently located within walking distance of Charlotte Motor Speedway and only a short drive from other great venues like the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre and downtown Charlotte, NC. Here is a list of some of the major upcoming events:

April 2017 Events


American Flat Track Charlotte Half-Mile
@ American Flat Track
AMA Pro Flat Track is America’s original extreme sport.  With roots dating back to the first two-wheel speed demons in the 1920’s, AMA Pro Flat Track is highly regarded as the most prestigious and competitive form of dirt track racing in the world.  A lot has changed over the last 90 years, but the spirit of the sport remains as perhaps the truest, purest test of man and machine. This is a No Cooler event, but 2 sealed water bottles will be allowed per person.

04/06/2017 -

Spring AutoFair
@ Charlotte Motor Speedway
Car lovers rejoice! The world’s largest automotive extravaganza, the Charlotte AutoFair, returns in this spring on April 6-9, bringing together thousands of hot rods, muscle cars, exotic sports cars and classic automobiles. You’ll also experience a collector car auction, over 10,000 automotive vendor displays, a massive manufacturers’ midway, a kids’ PlayZone, fun fair food and more. There is something for every member of the family to enjoy.

04/28/2017 -

NHRA Four-Wide Nationals
@ zMAX Dragway
NHRA drag racing returns to zMAX Dragway for the ONLY four-wide race on the NHRA schedule. Be sure to join the fastest accelerating machines on the planet as they tackle the world’s fastest drag strip. Every ticket is a pit pass, so come early to see your favorite drivers and their cars up-close before they bring over 40,000 horsepower down the concrete lanes.

May 2017 Events


North Carolina Education Lottery 200
@ Charlotte Motor Speedway
The stars of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series take on the high banks of Charlotte Motor Speedway under the lights in 200 miles of exciting, tailgate-flying action.  Plus, see the fender-bending 40-lap Showdown—the last chance for Cup drivers to race their way into the NASCAR All-Star Race!  It’s the only Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and Camping World Truck twin bill of the season.


NASCAR All-Star Race
@ Time Warner Cable Arena
This year’s NASCAR All-Star Race will feature a spectacular 3-segment format with a throwback to the early days of the All-Star Race. Two 50-lap segments will set the stage for a frantic 13-lap fight to the finish with $1 million on the line!


LiftMaster Pole Night
@ Charlotte Motor Speedway
NASCAR's three-round knockout qualifying format will determine which Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will “go” and who will “go home” during LiftMaster Pole Night as the field is set for the legendary Coca-Cola 600.


Outlaw Showdown
@ Charlotte Motor Speedway
Dirt will fly when the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on The Dirt Track at Charlotte on May 26th for the Outlaw Showdown. Drivers will compete for prize money and prestige in winged, 850-horsepower open-wheel, sprint cars on the lightning-fast, four-tenths-mile clay oval. The undercard features the South Eastern Crate Association features regional racers competing in equally powered late model race cars in the series’ biggest event of the year.  Last year’s winner, Trent Ivey from Union, South Carolina, is likely to defend his title against racers like Mount Airy, North Carolina’s Ryan Atkins, Concord, North Carolina’s Matt Long and others from around the southeast.


Hisense 4K TV 300
@ Charlotte Motor Speedway
NASCAR XFINITY Series regulars will battle against NASCAR Cup Series drivers in this 300-mile afternoon showdown. The Hisense 4K TV 300 is an opportunity for fans to see great racing with tickets starting at just $25 and children 13 and under are FREE!


Coca-Cola 600
@ Charlotte Motor Speedway
See an amazing pre-race show honoring our Memorial Day military heroes! Afterward, enjoy the 58th running of the legendary Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR’s most challenging test of man and machine.

June 2017 Events


Chicago & the Doobie Brothers
@ PNC Music Pavilion

August 2017 Events


Foreigner w/ Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience
@ PNC Music Pavilion


Circle K Back-to-School Monster Truck Bash
@ Charlotte Motor Speedway
Sparks will fly as the metal-mashing machines of the Circle K Back-to-School Monster Truck Bash return to The Dirt Track at Charlotte for a night of high-flying action on the most diabolical outdoor course on the planet.

September 2016 Events

09/15/2017 - 09/17/2017

NHRA Carolina Nationals
@ zMAX Dragway
The NHRA’s best drivers begin their quest for supremacy in the first race of the six-race NHRA Mello Yello Series Countdown to the Championship at zMAX Dragway. Every ticket is a pit pass, giving fans unmatched access to the drivers and crews who drive these 10,000-horsepower machines to their limits!  

October 2017 Events


Bojangles’ Pole Night
@ Charlotte Motor Speedway
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers leave it all on the track during knockout qualifying to set the field for the Bank of America 500. The entertainment lineup also features the Better Half Dash as the ladies of NASCAR duel in a 25-lap Bandolero charity race benefitting Motor Racing Outreach.  The evening concludes with the ground-pounding NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. The best modified drivers on the planet race for bragging rights in a non-points special event on the frontstretch quarter-mile oval in the Bad Boy Off Road Southern Slam 150.

It’s ALL included plus early afternoon Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series practice sessions for just one ticket.  And kids 13 and under get in FREE!

Drive for the Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
@ Charlotte Motor Speedway
The contenders for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Championship will fight to the finish with Sprint Cup series regulars in a Friday-night-free-for-all at NASCAR’s home track.  Your Drive for the Cure 300 ticket also includes TWO afternoon NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice sessions when your favorite driver is dialing in for Saturday’s race week finale.  The Fan Zone is open all day and kids’ tickets are FREE for ages 13 and under. Adult tickets start at just $25. Make it a fabulous, fun, family FRIDAY, and wear your pink to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer!


Bank of America 500
@ Charlotte Motor Speedway
Sparks will fly as the intensity heats up on October 7th with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase. It’s the 58th running of the Bank of America 500 fall classic in Charlotte NC, that could make or break Championship dreams. Kids' tickets in ALL Grandstands start at just $10 for children ages 13 and under.

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