Ready for a chance to perform before thousands of fans and maybe even a live television audience? Start practicing the national anthem or “God Bless America” because the Charlotte Motor Speedway “Speedway Superstar Tour” is coming to Durham Friday, May 10 looking for performers to headline at the 10 Greatest Days in Racing in May.
Auditions will take place in Durham on May 10 at 11 a.m. at the Best Buy located at 7001 Fayetteville Rd. Contestants should plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before the auditions start.
The Speedway Superstar Tour contest is open for talented performers to audition at the mobile audition studio, presented by Coca-Cola, as it visits 10 cities throughout North and South Carolina. For the audition, contestants (ages 18 or older) will be allowed to perform an a cappella rendition (without music or instrumental accompaniment) of either the national anthem of the United States or “God Bless America.” The performance is limited to 60 seconds and will be videotaped for use on the contest voting website. Fans will have an opportunity to vote on their favorite performances from May 1 through May 22. See the official rules online.
Five lucky winners will be selected to perform at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the 10 Greatest Days of Racing, including “God Bless America” at the N.C. Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race; “God Bless America” at the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race; the national anthem at the History 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race; “God Bless America” at the History 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race; or “God Bless America” at the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. All winners will also receive two tickets to the race at which they perform. Click here for details on the prize packages.
For more information about performances in Durham, visit the Durham Event Calendar.