Bojanglesí Summer Shootout Opens 2017 Season June 12

(CMS press release) The Bojangles’ Summer Shootout begins its 10-race season on June 12 with the future stars of racing joining a series of fun exhibitions including school bus races, the popular Mascot Mania race and a new Porta Potty competition on the frontstretch quarter-mile at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Tickets for the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout cost just $8 for adults while children under 13 get in FREE. Tickets are available at the gates, online or by calling 1-800-455-FANS (3267)

CONCORD, N.C. (May 31, 2017) – For the 24th season in its illustrious history, the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout returns to the frontstretch quarter-mile at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a rocking doubleheader June 12-13 featuring a full slate of Legend Car and Bandolero action.

The world’s premier grassroots racing event features an action-packed 10-race slate that pairs high-octane racing with can’t-miss entertainment including school bus races, a Mascot Mania battle among area sports mascots and spectacular fireworks shows.

The Bojangles’ Summer Shootout is known for producing some of NASCAR’s top talent, with Joey Logano, Austin Dillon, Ryan Blaney and Bubba Wallace among recent alumni.

2017 Season schedule:
Monday, June 12: Wrecker race, Legend Car and Bandolero season-opening events
Tuesday, June 13: Area principal school bus race, Legend Car and Bandolero races
Tuesday, June 20: Mascot Mania mascot race, Legend Car and Bandolero races
Tuesday, June 27: Media Mayhem school bus race, Legend Car and Bandolero races
Tuesday, July 4: Fireworks, autograph session, Bojangles’ Anniversary Celebration, Legend Car and Bandolero races
Tuesday, July 11: Quad racing, Legend Car and Bandolero races
Tuesday, July 18: Faster Pastor school bus race, Legend Car and Bandolero races
Tuesday, July 25: Little Luggies 600, Legend Car and Bandolero races
Monday, July 31: Porta Potty race, Legend Car and Bandolero races
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Champions Night, fireworks, Legend Car and Bandolero finale

TICKETS:
Single-day admission to the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout costs just $8 for adults and is FREE for children under 13. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 1-800-455-FANS (3267)

John Davison

Long-time RIS staffer, beginning in the mid-80s. Charlotte, NC area local contact.

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