FAQs

1. What is MSX?

MSX, the North American MotorSports Expo, is a conference and expo targeted toward all amateur racers, national car clubs and associations, as well as driving enthusiasts from around the country.  MSX provides educational programs and seminars for current and potential participants in all amateur racing competition and an exhibit hall devoted to racing parts, equipment, safety and technology.

2. Who should attend?

Drivers who buy and drive in all forms of amateur racing:
  • Road Racing
  • Autocross/Solo
  • Hill Climb
  • Time Trials
  • Rally
  • Rally Cross
  • Karting

3. What Organizations Support MSX?

The ultimate goal of MSX is to build a community where amateur sports car racers can congregate to educate themselves, network with peers, and find the products they need to help them WIN.  To accomplish this, MSX has partnered with SCCA, SCCA Pro, NASA, NASA Rally Sport, ChumpCar, North Carolina Motorsports Association (NCMA), the World Karting Association (WKA), as well as media partners including Grassroots Motorsports, Classic Motorsports, RACER, SportsCar, National Speed Sport News and Motorsport Illustrated News.

4. What are the event dates and exhibit hours?

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015
10:00 AM – 12:15 PM MSX Conference Sessions
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Friday Keynote — Randy Pobst
Fear on the Track: When it Hurts and When it Helps
2:00 PM – 8:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
2:00 PM – 8:00 PM Competition Car Display
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM MSX Conference Sessions
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM MSX Opening Night Happy Hour

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2015
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Competition Car Display
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM MSX Conference Sessions
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Saturday Keynote – Elliott Forbes-Robinson
Making Racing Easy
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM MSX Conference Sessions

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2015
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM MSX Grand Prix "Put Up or Shut Up" Challenge at the GoPro Motorplex
Must sign up at the GoPro Motorplex booth to be eligible to race.


Schedule subject to change. 

5. Where is the event located?

Charlotte Convention Center, in Charlotte, N.C.  Get directions.

6. How much does it cost to attend?

Please click here to view registration information and fees for MSX 2015.
 

7. Why is this being held in Charlotte, NC?

Charlotte’s motorsport heritage is undeniable. Charlotte provides easy access to the largest concentration of  motorsport enthusiasts in the country. Charlotte’s longstanding history and culture within the industry makes it the perfect location for the premier industry event for amateur racers.
 

8. Is MSX the same as the SCCA National Convention?

MSX is NOT the same as the National Convention. MSX is a trade show and conference focused on the amateur sports car community of hardcore, grassroots racers. It features a conference for drivers, by drivers and an exhibit hall dedicated to the wants and needs of the amateur racer looking to find those extra tenths of a second that will help them win.  SCCA's National Convention is co-located with MSX.

9. Who is exhibiting?

MSX features manufacturers, distributors and organizations dedicated to high-performance automobiles, speed and competition.

Click here to view the current exhibitor list.

10. Who is speaking?

MSX features some of the nation’s most cutting-edge racing experts who are excited to share their insights and perspectives to help you build better, drive better and win. Click here to view the complete list of speakers for MSX 2015.

11. Is exhibit space still available?

Yes. Contact a sales representative to learn about exhibit space, rates and more. You can view the current exhibit floor here.

12. Who is National Trade Productions (NTP)?

For more than 35 years, NTP has been the leader in the face-to-face events industry. NTP specializes in the management and production of all aspects of B2B tradeshows and events. From exhibitor and sponsorship sales, onsite exposition management, attendee and exhibitor marketing, conference management and housing/registration management, NTP's legacy of success drives results.