WILKES COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Construction crews are working on renovations to the North Wilkesboro Speedway ahead of the NASCAR All-Star race on May 21.

For the first time since 1996, the NASCAR Cup Series will compete at the speedway for six days during the May 16-21 NASCAR All-Star Race week which will also include two nights of late model racing, three concerts and a NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series race.

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The NASCAR All-Star Race week schedule is presented below:

  • Tuesday, May 16: ASA Stars National Series
  • Wednesday, May 17: CARS Pro and Late Model Stocks
  • Friday, May 19: NASCAR Craftsman Truck and Cup Series practice; Concerts by Midland and Chase Rice
  • Saturday, May 20: NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series qualifying and Tyson 250; NASCAR Cup Series qualifying
  • Sunday, May 21: Dierks Bentley pre-race concert; NASCAR All-Star Open and NASCAR All-Star Race