: Kahne, Hemric, Gray Get Fans Revved Up for the Fall Season at Parade of Power
NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne, XFINITY Series driver Daniel Hemric and NHRA Pro Stock driver Tanner Gray will wave the green flag on the speedway’s action-packed fall Season of Speed during the ninth annual Parade of Power on Wednesday, Aug. 16.
Vehicles representing those that will compete this fall at Charlotte Motor Speedway will parade down Bruton Smith Boulevard, from Concord Mills Mall to the speedway’s Avenue of Flags. The FREE fan event will include a driver Q&A session, free monster truck rides for kids and a chance for 100 fans to attend an autograph session with the drivers. The first 100 fans to pick up a wristband beginning at 8 a.m. on event day will receive autographs from Kahne, Hemric, Gray and other motorsports personalities.
The parade will feature more than two dozen vehicles, including NASCAR stock cars, NHRA dragsters, Legend Cars, pace cars, a monster truck, classic automobiles and more.
Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports
Daniel Hemric, driver of the No. 21 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing
Tanner Gray, rookie NHRA Pro Stock driver for Gray Motorsports
Greg Walter, Executive Vice President of Charlotte Motor Speedway
Charlotte Motor Speedway
(The parade will travel from Concord Mills Mall to Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Q&A session is scheduled to take place along the Avenue of Flags at the speedway’s main entrance, with the autograph session in the ticket office.)
Wednesday, Aug. 16. The parade is scheduled to start at noon and arrive at Charlotte Motor Speedway about 12:15 p.m. The Q&A session and autograph session will follow. Wristbands for the autograph session can be picked up beginning at 8 a.m. in front of Charlotte Motor Speedway.