Ride CATS Route 80X to the Race!
will be operating service aboard the 80X Concord Express for fans
attending the Bank of America 500 on October 12, 2013 at Charlotte Motor
Beginning at 12:00 noon, bus service will begin
operating and will run directly from Uptown Charlotte to the Charlotte
Motor Speedway. Buses will operate every 20 minutes until 6:00 p.m.
Customers can catch the 80X on the 4th Street side of the Charlotte
will include the 80X making a loop Uptown and stopping near the NASCAR
Hall of Fame and major hotels on Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., McDowell
Street, 4th Street, College Street, and Trade Street before departing
for the Speedway.
Customers looking to park in the Uptown area may park at one of seven LYNX park and ride locations
and ride the LYNX Blue Line into Uptown Charlotte. Customers riding
the LYNX Blue Line should exit at the CTC/Arena Station and walk
downstairs to the 4th Street side of the Charlotte Transportation Center
to catch the 80X Concord Express.
Fare for the 80X Concord Express is $8 round-trip and tickets can be purchased online
Advance ticket purchases can be mailed or you may pick up your order at
the Charlotte Transportation Center, located at 310 E. Trade Street in
Center City. Customers picking up their order the day of the event have
until 4:00 p.m. to pick up their tickets. Customers choosing to pay
onboard will need to have exact fare.
Passengers may bring small
coolers that fit in their laps, but no eating or drinking is permitted
onboard the bus. Pick-up and drop-off locations at the Speedway will be
near the track’s main entrance. Buses will park on Bruton Smith Blvd.
and after the checkered flag, buses will line up and wait for passengers
before departing back to Uptown.