Mustang 50th Anniversary Celebration: Charlotte Motor Speedway

Mustang 50th Anniversary Celebration: Charlotte Motor Speedway

Mustang 50th Anniversary Celebration: Charlotte Motor Speedway

Posted 9/19/2013 by Jeff Jimenez


Get all the latest details on the Mustang 50th Anniversary Charlotte Event here! Don't miss a second of this huge event taking place at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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The Mustang Club of America (MCA) is planning one epic Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration! It is so big that they have decided to have this birthday bash in two locations – Charlotte, North Carolina and Las Vegas, Nevada. Both events will happen simultaneously. Each event will be a 5 day events that start on Wednesday April 16th, 2014 and continue through Sunday April 20th, 2014. They will also feature a massive car show, racing, cruises and more. See below to get the full details on the Charlotte Motor Speedway event. I will continue to update this page as more information becomes available.

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Registration

Registration is open and filling up quickly. For more information on entry fees and registration cost can be found here – Mustang 50th Anniv Charlotte Registration. You will also find all the information you need on prices for attending, parking, showing and open track racing. There is also a full list of hotels and other tourist attractions to visit on their site.

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Open Track – Road Racing Event

Do you want to test your driving skills and your Mustang's handling abilities? Be sure to check out the Mustang 50th driving event. It will take advantage of the Charlotte Motor Speedways amazing track and allow you to get your Stang up to high speed – legally! It will feature a 2.25 mile road course that uses 90% of the oval and multiple infield turns. There will be groups for the beginners all the way up to the highly skilled drivers. The driving event will start on Thursday April 17th and will end on Saturday April 19. For more information on this event click the following link – Mustang 50th Anniv Charlotte Open Track Event.

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Schedule - Subject To Change

The schedule for the Mustang 50th Anniversary events at Charlotte Motor Speedway are listed below. This information was taken directly from the MCA's website. As more information becomes available we will post it here!

April 16, 2014 Wednesday-Set up day

  • Embassy Suites/Convention Center opens at 12:00PM for registration packet pick-up/goodie bags. Closes at 7PM.
  • Welcome Party 7PM-9PM-place DETAILS COMING SOON.

April 17, 2014 Thursday Opening Day Hours 8AM-5PM

  • Registration pick-up continues from 8AM-5PM at Embassy Suites/Convention Center.
  • Inside Speedway Oval opens for registered Mustang to be parked. All Mustangs parked inside the track cannot leave until after 5PM. All Mustangs will enter at Gate 1.
  • Hospitality Village opens with 750-1000 pre-registered Mustangs clubs/groups parked together, with in and out privileges.
  • VIP Green, Silver parking lots will have 1500 Mustangs parked, with in and out privileges. This is located across Highway 29 on the Z-Max Dragway side, there are two pedestrian bridges linking this lot to Gate 2 to enter into Charlotte Motor Speedway.
  • VIP Victory Parking Lot will be for public parking only, along with the parking lot across the street from Tom Johnson Camping and Resort Center.
  • Inside Road Course opens with driver’s meeting at 7AM, with track opening for 8AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM.
  • Media Center opens for seminars, lecturers and any additional media functions, such as press conferences.
  • Gate 26/Klondike opens for swap meets, 8AM-5PM.
  • Manufacturer’s Midway and Vendor Village open, 8AM-5PM.
  • Opening Ceremonies 11AM
  • Specialty banquet, limited to 750 guests 7-9PM. Location TBD.

April 18, 2014 Friday Hours 8AM-5PM (same hours Thurs.-Sat.)

  • Car and guest registration pick-up continues from 8AM-5PM Embassy Suites/Convention Center
  • Inside Speedway Oval opens for registered Mustang cars to be parked.
  • Hospitality Village opens for Mustang Clubs and cars.
  • Media Center opens.
  • VIP Green, Silver parking lots open for registered Mustangs.
  • VIP Victory Parking lot will be for public parking only, along with the parking lot across the street from
  • Tom Johnson Camping and Resort Center.
  • Inside Road Course will become active.
  • Gate 26/Klondike opens for swap meets.
  • Manufacturer’s Midway and Vendor Village opens
  • Evening Cruise into Concord/Kannapolis, leaving CMS at 6PM (not confirmed)

April 19, 2014 Saturday Hours 8AM-5PM

  • Car and guest registration pick-up continues from 8AM-5PM Embassy Suites/Convention Center
  • Inside Speedway Oval opens for registered Mustang cars to be parked.
  • Hospitality Village opens for Mustang Clubs and cars.
  • Media Center opens.
  • VIP Green, Silver parking lots open for registered Mustangs.
  • VIP Victory Parking lot will be for public parking only, along with the parking lot across the street from Tom Johnson Camping and Resort Center.
  • Inside Road Course will become active.
  • Gate 26/Klondike opens for swap meets.
  • Manufacturer’s Midway and Vendor Village opens.
  • Main Event Banquet Embassy Suites, doors open at 6PM, banquet starts at 7PM

April 20, 2014 Sunday Closing Day 8AM-3PM

  • Sunrise Easter Service (time to be determined)
  • Inside Speedway Oval opens for all registered Mustang cars to be parked.
  • Mustangs can go on track for photo ops.
  • Media Center opens.
  • Gate 26/Klondike opens for swap meets.
  • Manufacturer’s Midway and Vendor Village opens.
  • Closing Ceremonies 2PM

Official Statement From Mustang Club of America

No Friday, Saturday and Sunday show here! You will miss a lot if you don’t come for Opening Ceremonies on Thursday, April 17th, the Mustang’s actual birthday. Too long of an event? Don’t worry. We will have something for you to do all the while you’re at the Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration!

Ron Bramlett MCA Chairman

Please feel free to comment below and let us know if you are going to the Charlotte Event. If so let us know what you will be looking forward to the most!!


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