Welcome to Cabarrus County, the heart and soul of NASCAR country. Here you'll find attractions, hotels and restaurants - primed by high octane events like The Nextel and Coca-Cola 600 - ready to put foot-to-the-floor to make your visit memorable.
Lowe's Motor Speedway, home to NASCAR, IROC, IRL, World Karting and Legends racing, holds major races in May and October. Both Lowe's Motor Speedway and Concord Motorsports Park offer NASCAR weekly racing series for stock cars and Legends and Bandolero racing April through October. Exciting tours and visits to area race shops and motorsports museums are available all year round. At NASCAR Silicon Motor Speedway, visitors find the world's most realistic stock car simulators. In Cannon Village in Kannapolis (Dale Earnhardt's hometown), race fans can pay respects to the NASCAR legend at the Dale Earnhardt Tribute with its larger-than-life statue, granite memorial and Sam Bass art exhibit.
Concord Mills, the shopping entertainment destination of the Carolinas and 2nd most popular visitor attraction in North Carolina, features over 200 stores including manufacturer and retail outlets and interactive stores like Bass Pro Outdoor World, Sun and Ski and Build-A-Bear. Other popular shopping destinations include Cannon Village with its Colonial-era ambiance, Carolina Mall and Historic Downtown Concord.