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NASCAR Teams in Charlotte

Plenty of NASCAR teams call Charlotte home. Here's how you can visit them.

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If you've been around Charlotte (or the South, for that matter) for any length of time, you know that NASCAR is huge in this area. With Charlotte Motor Speedway being located here, and since the NASCAR Hall of Fame houses executive offices, Charlotte has become a "NASCAR Headquarters" of sorts (even though the "technical" headquarters are in Florida). But did you know that the majority of NASCAR teams are actually based here? Most of them call Charlotte, Concord or Mooresville home.

Have you been wondering how you can get up close with your favorite team? Many of them offer shop tours or have museums, and plenty of them also have gift shops. Listed here is contact info (phone number and address) for each team that's local. There's also information on visiting hours and tours for each shop when available. The hours do change for many of these shops, especially during race weeks. Some shops have extended hours or special tours these weeks, and some shops that aren't regularly open are open during this time. It's always best to check with the specific shop before you plan a visit.

Dale Earnhardt Inc.
1676 Coddle Creek Highway
Mooresville, NC 28115
(704) 662-800

Admission: Free
Hours: Monday to Friday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

DEI has a retail store and showroom that are both free of charge for visitors. The showroom contains one of a kind items that are a must see for Dale Earnhardt fans. Some of these items include all 7 championship trophies, some of Dale’s old fire suits, some of Dale’s old race cars, and much more. Hours are often extended during race weeks and may change if a special event is being held on property. To ensure proper hours, call ahead before traveling.

Earnhardt Ganassi Racing
8500 Westmoreland Drive
Concord, N.C. 28027
(704) 662-9642

Germain Racing
218 Raceway Drive
Mooresville, NC 28117
(704) 799-4300

Hendrick Motorsports
4400 Papa Joe Hendrick Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28262
(704) 455-3400
Admission: Free
Hours: Monday to Friday - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hillman Racing
112 Meadow Hill Court
Mooresville, NC 28117
(704) 658-1505

Joe Gibbs Racing
13415 Reese Blvd. West
Huntersville, NC 28078
Admission: Free
Hours:
Monday to Friday - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tours are not available, but the shop is open for viewing.

Michael Waltrip Racing/JTG Daugherty Racing
20310 Chartwell Center Drive
Cornelius, NC 28031
(704) 897-5555

NEMCO Motorsports
128 S Iredell Industrial Pk Rd
Mooresville, NC 28115
(704) 664-4287

Penske Racing
200 Penske Way
Mooresville, NC 28115
(704) 664-2300

Gift shop:
Phone: (704) 799-7178
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Special Gift Shop Hours:
Nov. 24 & 25: Closed
Dec. 24 & 25: Closed

Fan Walk:
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Richard Childress Racing
425 Industrial Drive
Welcome, NC 27374
(336) 731-3334

The RCR Racing Museum, located on the RCR campus, is a 47,000 square foot facility that encompasses the original No. 3 race shop built at the RCR campus in 1986 and the original RCR Museum built in 1991. A 3,500 square foot structure was constructed between the two buildings to tie it all together. Inside, there are 47 race vehicles (46 cars and one NASCAR Truck) and a tractor-trailer transporter rig.

Admission: $12
Monday to Friday: 9 to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Richard Petty Motorsports
7065 Zephyr PL
Concord, NC 28027
(704) 743-5420

Although they do not currently offer shop tours, the lobby is open to fans from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday (closed from Noon to 1 p.m. for lunch). On Friday, the lobby is open between 9 a.m. and noon. For more information, call 704-743-5420

Robby Gordon Motorsports
10615 Twin Lakes Parkway
Charlotte, NC 28269
(704) 949-1255

Roush Fenway Racing
4600 Roush Place NW
Concord, NC 28027
(704) 720-4600

The museum is open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Special extended hours during May and October race week. The museum includes a variety of memorabilia, from victory trophies to actual race vehicles. After touring the museum, you'll find a full line of official Roush Fenway Racing apparel, merchandise and award-winning die-cast collectibles in their retail store.

Stewart-Haas Racing
6001 Haas Way
Kannapolis, NC 28081
(704) 652-4227

Turner Motorsports
112 Byers Creek Road
Mooresville, NC 28117
(704) 799-1118

Wood Brothers Racing
7201 Caldwell Road
Harrisburg, NC 28075

NASCAR is a rapidly changing sport, so new teams arise, teams merge, and teams disappear frequently. If you see something on this list that needs to be changed, removed or added, please let me know at charlotte@aboutguide.com.
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