Trucking and construction industry personnel and enthusiasts will find plenty to see and do at the inaugural Charlotte Diesel Super Show at the Charlotte Motor Speedway z-Max Dragway in Concord, N.C., Oct. 8-9.
Activities include truck and construction industry-related displays, truck drag races and the Custom Rigs Pride & Polish truck beauty contest, where contestants will compete for cash and prizes. Attendees can also register to win a free 150 mph ride around the Charlotte Motor Speedway track in a NASCAR racecar. Country music star John Rich, formerly of Big & Rich, will perform a free concert Saturday night.
The show offers free truck and vehicle parking. RV parking and campsites are available on-site. Tickets can be purchased at the event, or group sales are available at a discount for 10 or more tickets by calling (888) 349-4287.
Adult admission is $20 for a two-day pass; $15 for a one-day pass. Tickets for children ages 7 to 16 are $10 for two days or $7 for one day. Children 6 and under can attend for free. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase.
The show is produced by Randall-Reilly Business Media and Information, which also produces the Great American Trucking Show and Great West Truck Show, and publishes Overdrive, Truckers News, Custom Rigs and other trucking publications.
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