Charlotte show set for Oct. 7-8

The 2011 Charlotte Diesel Super Show will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7-8, at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, zMax Dragway in Concord, N.C.

Attendees will experience live equipment and truck demonstrations, industry-related exhibits, ride and drives and activities.

On Friday evening, a headline entertainer will perform a live country music concert. Saturday will include Truck Drag Races and an awards ceremony for Custom Rigs’ Pride and Polish truck beauty contest winners. Additionally, there will be opportunities for drivers to do a test drive down the zMax Dragway.

“Last year’s inaugural event was a great success,” said Alan K. Sims, vice president, executive director of events. “The show was well received by sponsors, exhibitors and attendees, and everyone wanted to make sure that we plan to do it again in 2011. New offerings this year will make it a must-attend event.”

Tickets can be purchased onsite. Adult admission is $20 for a two-day pass; tickets for children ages 7-16 are $10 for two days. Children 6 and younger can attend for free. All events, exhibits, concert and parking are included in the purchase price. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase on the show grounds. For more information, go to