Good morning, race fans! A residence right on top of a racetrack sped away with the most clicks this week on realtor.com®.
The most popular listing in the country this week is an incredible fantasy property for die-hard gearheads: a condo overlooking Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina, with floor-to-ceiling views of the entire track and pit.
We’re serious about racing. But some of you guys take it even further. And for those who want to bring the fantasy to the next level, you can literally live at the track with this condo listing, spotted by The Drive.
Located within Charlotte Motor Speedway and directly overlooking the track, this two-bedroom condo at 4741 Morehead Road #3B in Concord, North Carolina is an around-the-year, front-row seat to on-track action. The complex, known as First Turn Towers, has its own entrance and amenities all packed into a building that gives you a clear view of the track.
Not only that, but it’s set up for entertainment. As you can see in the listing photos, the condo has a full bar and ample window space furnished with a slew of seats. With its gray tile floor and speckled ceilings,
Your house is festooned with memorabilia. You love the smell of burning rubber. You have extremely strong feelings about the next-generation Cup car. Hell yeah, you’re a NASCAR fan. There’s truly nothing like attending a NASCAR race in person–watching the pack whip by at 200+ mph, feeling that thunderous roar in your chest. Now’s a rare chance to buy a permanent ticket to the action at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
It’s not awful, but the decor does feel extremely anonymous, like a very cluttered hotel room. You can’t be too choosy when shopping mid-range trackside condos, though there are a few of these complexes at other NASCAR tracks like Texas Motor Speedway. You also get four parking spots and guaranteed race day tickets at CMS every year if you want to descend from your tower and grab some gut-busting speedway food when the circus comes to town.
These buildings made headlines in May when NASCAR decided to run the iconic Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte without spectators in the early days of the pandemic; since the units are private property, owners were allowed to host or rent out their condos to deep-pocketed superfans in accordance with local health regulations. Still, Unit 3B here has actually been on sale for over a year with a $50,000 price chop in recent months. I