Wingate by Wyndham Mooresville/Charlotte Metro Area
Travel Blogs from Mooresville
Yesterday we attended our second Coke 600 Nascar race. This is the longest race of the year and is a mix of pageantry linked to the US military and the most grueling race of the season.
We left the the circuit at around 9:30 - with the Gates opening at 12:30am. Caroline's Driver Carl Edwards came 16th and Juan Pablo finished 12th. Shame …
It is fair to say the day didn't start as one would have planned. At 4:30am, we were awoken to a loud screaming alarm, after running around the room trying various adapters, the air con unit and smoke alarm, it finally dawned on us it was the Hotel fire Alarm.
So the whole Hotel was evacuated to the Car park, and there we stayed. Until I …
We decided today to go back to the circuit and take part in the Coke Track Walk. This was a Coca Cola sponsored event - which culminated in a quarter mile cook out.
We did rather well - Caroline first caught one of the T-Shirts being thrown out, then we won a Coke Drink bottle signed by Ryan Newmarn, Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer. Only 9 …
Well we had to say goodbye to the beach today, and head inland to Charlotte. The plan was to get back to the Hotel after lunch - then to the Motor-speedway for Qualifying of the Nascar Sprint Cup cars.
We had a good drive in, and made it to the circuit at about 3pm. Some Pictures from today.
Lots of Love
Les & Caroline xxx
Yes, I know the title should read "Westward Ho", but I Cannot find a way to correct it. Be patient with me this is my first travel blog.
This is the beginning of an Airstream trip to the Southwest. We have made a number of shorter trips in the several years we have had the trailer, but this is to be the first real trip from our home in Lincolnton, NC.
We did not sleep well or long last night, trying to ...