It has been six month since much of the nation shutdown due to the Covid-9 virus.  While some places have begun to reopen, there are many places that have yet to reopen including concert venues, theatres, and museums.

On September 8, NASCAR announced that the NASCAR Hall of Fame will reopen on September 16 with new Covid-19 protocols.

The Hall of Fame will open from 10am to 5pm Wednesday through Monday with (Hot Pass) Tuesday reserved for private groups and special events.

Prior to the official opening, The Hall will have a special welcome back event for members on September 12 and 13.

Along with increased cleaning and sanitizing, especially high use areas; The Hall is requiring all visitors to wear face coverings while in the Hall of Fame, each visitor will receive their own stylus for interactive exhibits, hand sanitizers have been installed throughout the Hall of Fame,  HOF employees are also required to wear face coverings,  restrooms are now hands free with the installation of foot claws, and social distancing and reduced capacity protocols will be in place.

NASCAR Hall of Fame Executive Director Winston Kelley spoke on the reopening saying, “we’re thrilled and ready to welcome back guests to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.  “The health and safety of our visitors and staff is our highest priority, and based on months of hard work from our teammates at the Hall and Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, we are confident we are prepared to safely reopen.”

To reduce further contact, visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets online at

For visitors who choose to purchase tickets at the box office, only one member of the group need to approach the box office window.

For fans who are in areas still under lockdown or are not quite ready to venture out among the crowds, the Hall of Fame website – – offers a free educational experience form home.