NASCAR: Time to Start Your Engines!

The author, after winning a simulated NASCAR race – against five male drivers!

A visit to NASCAR’s Glory Road.

In downtown Charlotte, don’t miss the NASCAR Hall of Fame. It’s a stock-car fan’s mecca for all ages, with hands-on exhibits (join a pit crew!), historical displays (booze! cars! Feds!), and an amazing entry hall where 18 of the most storied cars sit on “Glory Road,” a ramp that banks just like the real thing, and covers more than 40 current and history race tracks. (www.nascarhall.com)

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Richard Perry’s Belvedere

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Bobby Isaac’s Daytona

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Richie Evan’s yellow hot rod

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Bill Elliott’s Ford

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On the bank at Glory Road

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Wreckage on display in the Great Hall

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The Sharpie car takes a turn

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The Fabulous Hudson Hornet, driven by Herb Thomas

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