SOUTHEAST

20th Season For Summer Shootout Series

The 20th season of the Summer Shootout Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway kicks off June 10. (HHP photo)

CONCORD, N.C. — The Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series will celebrate 20 years of family-friendly fun when it returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway June 10 through July 30. The 10-night, eight-week racing series features the best Legend Car and Bandolero competition in the country.

In addition to Legend Cars and Bandoleros, fans can enjoy exhibition races including the principal school bus race, lawn mower racing and stadium stock racing.

This year’s schedule features back-to-back nights of racing on both the first week of the series and the last week, resulting in 10 nights of racing over eight weeks.

In addition, returning series sponsor Jack in the Box will provide giveaways each week to the first 1,000 fans to enter the gates. These items include sports bags, lanyards, Frisbees and more.

For the 20th year, more than 150 Legend Car and Bandolero competitors will travel across the country to battle on Charlotte Motor Speedway’s frontstretch quarter-mile oval for the prestigious Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series championship.

Racing will be televised on the Fox Sports South network, with a recap show airing each Monday following the event at 6 p.m. and a re-air on the following Saturday. Fans should check their local listings for more information.

 

Legend Car racing is divided into four categories based on a driver’s experience. The Pro division features veteran drivers, while the Semi-Pro category is for those with limited Legend Car experience. The Young Lions division is for competitors new to Legend Car racing and the Masters division is for drivers 40 years of age and older.

Bandolero cars are divided into three divisions with competitors grouped by age. The Bandits division is for racers 8 to 11 and the Outlaws category features drivers 12 and older. The Beginner Bandits is for racers in their first year of competition.

Tickets to the Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series are just $7 for adults and kids 13 and under get in free and are available in advance at the speedway ticket office and at Gates 4 and 5 the night of the event. Parking is free. Spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with preliminary action starting at 5:10 p.m. Opening ceremonies are at 6:45 p.m. and feature races are scheduled to conclude by approximately 10 p.m.

For tickets to the Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series, call the Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS (3267) or visit www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

Posted by on May 29 2013 Filed under Latest Headlines, Racing Nation, SOUTHEAST, Top Stories. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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