Concord Mills Mall
8111 Concord Mills Boulevard, Concord
With 16.5 million visitors a year, this mall is the state's No. 1 tourist attraction. No surprise: It has a racing-themed section and a NASCAR Speedpark.
 Roush Racing Museum
4600 Roush Place NW, Concord
Visitors can follow Jack Roush's racing career from drag racer to Nextel Cup--champion car owner. The museum also includes a 100-seat theater, a retail store and a selection of cars.
 600 RACING, INC.
5245 NC 49 S., Harrisburg
See the world's largest mass producer of race cars. Legends cars, one of the fastest-growing segments of auto racing, are 5/8-scale replicas of the NASCAR modifieds that were driven by such legends as Fireball Roberts and Buck Baker.
Vinnie's Sardine Grill and Raw Bar
Williamson Road, Mooresville
This hangout, popular with NASCAR drivers and crew members, is on the shores of Lake Norman, which is affectionately known as the Redneck Riviera. Best known for its King Crab legs and homemade cocktail sauce.
Moose Road, Kannapolis
Previously known as the Piedmont Boll Weevils, the Chicago White Sox affiliate, which plays in the South Atlantic League, changed its nickname after Dale Earnhardt joined the ownership group, in 2000.
Victory Lane Indoor Karting Center
2300 Tipton Drive, Charlotte Forget the golf course, anyone who's anyone in Charlotte networks at this 1/3-mile go-kart track. Individual races are $20 for eight minutes. You must be 16 years old or older and have a valid driver's license.
9200 University City Blvd., Charlotte
Graduates of the Motorsports Engineering program are well prepared for a racing career after taking a pneumatic engine manufacturing class and learning how to design several types of cars. They even race Legends cars intercollegiately.