NASCAR & Auto Racing

Race ticket will also get fans into next week's Cup testing at Charlotte

Got a ticket for the Oct. 11 Bank of America 500 at Lowe's Motor Speedway? It will let you experience NASCAR Sprint Cup Series testing from pit road on Tuesday and Wednesday if you do.

More than 40 drivers, including all 12 competing in the Chase for the Sprint Cup are scheduled to participate in the test, from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a break from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

Fans who have a ticket to the Bank of America 500 can get a closer look at their favorite drivers and watch the teams work on their cars with access to bleachers set up behind pit road near victory circle. In addition, Lowe's Motor Speedway's frontstrech grandstands will be open to the general public for viewing free of charge.

Gates open at 9 a.m. each day.

Remaining tickets for 2009's historic 50th running of the Coca-Cola 600 and the 25th running of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race also go on sale Tuesday.