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[[Image:Bank_of_America_Stadium.JPG|frame|Bank of America Stadium is home of the NFL's Carolina Panthers. ]]
 
[[Image:Bank_of_America_Stadium.JPG|frame|Bank of America Stadium is home of the NFL's Carolina Panthers. ]]
  
'''NASCAR''' events take place at Charlotte Motor Speedway, which is technically outside of Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina. Charlotte is the de facto hub of stock car racing in the U.S., with several NASCAR teams based in the city. 3 NASCAR Sprint Cup races take place each season, including the All-Star Race [http://www.nascar.com/promos/2005/all_star] and the Coca-Cola 600.  Additionally, Charlotte was  chosen as the home for the NASCAR Hall of Fame and headquarters, which will be located near the Convention Center in Uptown. Each year Charlotte hosts "Speed Street", a large festival featuring various racing-themed attractions and a long list of musical guests. The '''Carolina Panthers''' is the city's NFL franchise. Games are played at Bank of America stadium.  In 2002, was awarded a new NBA franchise, the '''Bobcats''' after the city's first NBA team left for New Orleans in an ugly divorce ending in 2002.  The team is now known as the '''Charlotte Hornets''' and are owned by NBA legend Michael Jordan. These events take place in [[Charlotte/Uptown|Uptown]].
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'''NASCAR''' events take place at Charlotte Motor Speedway, which is technically outside of Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina. Charlotte is the de facto hub of stock car racing in the U.S., with several NASCAR teams based in the city. 3 NASCAR Sprint Cup races take place each season, including the All-Star Race [http://www.nascar.com/promos/2005/all_star] and the Coca-Cola 600.  Additionally, Charlotte was  chosen as the home for the NASCAR Hall of Fame and headquarters, which will be located near the Convention Center in Uptown. Each year Charlotte hosts "Speed Street", a large festival featuring various racing-themed attractions and a long list of musical guests. The '''Carolina Panthers''' is the city's NFL franchise. Games are played at Bank of America stadium.  In 2002, was awarded a new NBA franchise, the '''Bobcats''' after the city's first NBA team left for New Orleans in an ugly divorce ending in 2002.  These events take place in [[Charlotte/Uptown|Uptown]].
  
 
Minor league sports include the '''Charlotte Knights''' (AAA baseball) which operates in Fort Mill, [[South Carolina]], one exit past Carowinds. The '''Charlotte Checkers''' ice hockey team play in Uptown and is cheap fun (Charlotte was the first city south of Baltimore to host professional hockey and has had a team for most of the last 50 years). The '''Carolina Speed''' is the fourth professional indoor football team to be based in Charlotte, with games taking place in [[Charlotte/East Charlotte|East Charlotte]].  Charlotte is also host to the '''Charlotte Hounds''', a major league lacrosse team.  The '''Charlotte Eagles''' soccer team play near [[Charlotte/SouthPark|SouthPark]].  '''Charlotte Rugby Football Club''' [http://www.charlotterugby.com/], which play northwest of Uptown, and '''Charlotte Roller Girls''', with games in [[Charlotte/Elizabeth|Elizabeth]] complete a vast list of professional, minor league and club sports to enjoy in the city.
 
Minor league sports include the '''Charlotte Knights''' (AAA baseball) which operates in Fort Mill, [[South Carolina]], one exit past Carowinds. The '''Charlotte Checkers''' ice hockey team play in Uptown and is cheap fun (Charlotte was the first city south of Baltimore to host professional hockey and has had a team for most of the last 50 years). The '''Carolina Speed''' is the fourth professional indoor football team to be based in Charlotte, with games taking place in [[Charlotte/East Charlotte|East Charlotte]].  Charlotte is also host to the '''Charlotte Hounds''', a major league lacrosse team.  The '''Charlotte Eagles''' soccer team play near [[Charlotte/SouthPark|SouthPark]].  '''Charlotte Rugby Football Club''' [http://www.charlotterugby.com/], which play northwest of Uptown, and '''Charlotte Roller Girls''', with games in [[Charlotte/Elizabeth|Elizabeth]] complete a vast list of professional, minor league and club sports to enjoy in the city.

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