Fans To Audition To Perform During The 10 Greatest Days Of Racing With Speedway Superstar Tour

CONCORD, N.C. (April 27, 2013) – Fans across the Carolinas should start
practicing their rendition of the national anthem or “God Bless America” because
this May the Charlotte Motor Speedway “Speedway Superstar Tour” presented by
Coca-Cola is looking for performers to headline at the 10 Greatest Days in

The Speedway Superstar Tour presented by Coca-Cola is open for talented
performers to try out May 1 through 15 at a mobile audition studio, as it visits
10 cities throughout North and South Carolina. For the audition, contestants
(ages 18 or older) will be allowed to perform an a cappella rendition (without
music or instrumental accompaniment) of either the national anthem of the United
States or “God Bless America.” Performances will be limited to 60 seconds and
videotaped for use on a contest voting website at

“We have thousands of talented race fans and want to get them more involved in
being part of the 10 Greatest Days in Racing,” said Marcus Smith, president and
general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway. “We look forward to seeing some
great performances around the Carolinas and then having our winners perform at
Charlotte Motor Speedway during our spectacular pre-race activities.”

Fans will have an opportunity to vote on their favorite performances from May 1
through May 22 online. For official rules and details visit

Five lucky winners will be selected to perform at Charlotte Motor Speedway
during the 10 Greatest Days of Racing, including “God Bless America” at the N.C.
Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race; “God Bless
America” at the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race; the national anthem or “God Bless
America” at the HISTORY 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race; or “God Bless
America” at the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. All winners will
also receive two tickets to the race at which they perform.

The Speedway Superstar Tour kicks off on May 1 at Charlotte Motor Speedway with
help from NASCAR Nationwide Series driver and SPEED personality Kenny Wallace,
and will travel to Pineville, N.C. that afternoon. The tour will visit
Greenville and Spartanburg, S.C., on May 2; Columbia, S.C., on May 3; Myrtle
Beach, S.C., on May 5; Wilmington, N.C., on May 6; Fayetteville, N.C., on May 7;
Raleigh, N.C., on May 9; Durham, N.C., on May 10; Greensboro, N.C., on May 11;
Winston-Salem, N.C., on May 13; and return to Charlotte on May 14 and 15.

Fans interested in auditioning can find more information on tour stops and
official contest rules at

For daily updates on May race activities, connect with Charlotte Motor Speedway
by following on Twitter at or become a Facebook
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