NASCAR fans are eagerly awaiting the opening of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina on May 11. The150,000-square-foot facility is a palace for fans of the sport that will showcase not only exhibits but also driving games and race simulators to give the fans a taste of real NASCAR action. Attendees can compete or take a turn announcing the race like a sports commentator. A replica track mimics the 33-degree bank at the Talladega speedway. The opening will include NASCAR greats in attendance including Richard Petty, Bobby Allison, Johnny Benson, Richard Childress, Brian France, Rick Hendrick, Dale Jarrett, Bobby Labonte, Rusty Wallace and Rex White. Tickets are $19.95 for adults and memberships start at $50 for adults.
Gallery: NASCAR Hall
[via NY Times]