Press Releases

November 22, 2017

Car Club Celebrates Annual Jamboree in Concord

(August 9, 2009) – Concord, NC – Motorists on U.S. 29 saw a funny sight on Friday: A caravan of King Midget cars driving south toward […]
November 22, 2017

NHRA Full-Throttle Drag Racing Series to Visit zMAX Dragway Twice in 2010

(August 25, 2009) – Concord, NC – Drag racing fans will get a double shot of nitro at zMAX Dragway in 2010 as the NHRA Full […]
November 22, 2017

Carowinds to Add Record-Breaking $23 Million Roller Coaster for 2010

The Intimidator™ will debut as the tallest, fastest, and longest coaster in the Southeast (August 26, 2009) – Charlotte, NC — The skyline of Carowinds will […]
November 22, 2017

Speedway, Teams, Hall Partner for Charlotte SpeedFest March 12

(February 9, 2011) – Concord, NC – Charlotte Motor Speedway and motorsports entities across the region are putting fans first and celebrating the area’s racing roots […]
November 22, 2017

NAACP Announces Great Wolf Lodge as the Host Hotel for 2010 State Convention

The N.C. NAACP will meet in Cabarrus County this October (July 1, 2010) – Cabarrus, NC – The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) […]
November 22, 2017

Students Trying to Establish Stock Car Racing as Official State Sport to Wave Green Flag for Qualifying Tonight

(May 25, 2011) Concord, NC – Today students from Lake Norman Elementary School will be recognized during Windstream Pole Night for their efforts toward having stock […]
November 22, 2017

Take a Moonshine Run in North Carolina’s Bootleg Country

(June 16, 2011) – Cabarrus, NC – Peter Cheney, auto columnist and travel writer, visited Cabarrus County in May 2011 and attended the NASCAR Sprint All-Star […]
November 22, 2017

Cabarrus County CVB Announces Relocation of Offices and Visitors Center

Statement by Donna Carpenter, President/CEO (September 11, 2011) Concord, NC – After much research, evaluation and discussion with bureau stakeholders, the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors […]
November 22, 2017

Runners to Hit the Pavement at Charlotte Motor Speedway for Inaugural N.C. Half Marathon

(August 7, 2011) Cabarrus, NC – On March 25, 2012, thousands of runners will descend on the 1.5-mile quad-oval at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the racing-themed […]