Charlotte Motor Speedway opening campground to Florence evacuees

CORRECTS NAME TO LISA NOT MELODY- Lisa Rawson looks over the possessions she grabbed from her first-floor apartment in Myrtle Beach S.C. which are now spread out at a campground at the Atlanta Motor Speedway and her two dogs and a cockatoo Wednesday

CORRECTS NAME TO LISA NOT MELODY- Lisa Rawson looks over the possessions she grabbed from her first-floor apartment in Myrtle Beach S.C. which are now spread out at a campground at the Atlanta Motor Speedway and her two dogs and a cockatoo Wednesday

Bristol Motor Speedway is joining several other NASCAR tracks to once again open its campground to help those trying to get out of the path of Hurricane Florence.

In a tweet, the historic race track said, "ALERT: BMS will once again open its campgrounds to hurricane evacuees beginning today, September 11, at 1 p.m. Evacuees may call toll free 866.415.4158 for more information".

"While the Charlotte area is not completely out of the region that could face the effects of Hurricane Florence, for many of our neighbors to the east it is a safer alternative or a good stopping point as they seek shelter elsewhere", said Greg Walter, executive vice president of Charlotte Motor Speedway. Campers staying there will have access bathhouses.

Both Atlanta and Charlotte Motor Speedway have opened their campgrounds, as well.

Lisa Rawson looks over the possessions she grabbed from her first-floor apartment in Myrtle Beach, S.C., which are now spread out at a campground at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, and her two dogs and a cockatoo Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 in Hampton, Ga. AMS is also offering RV spaces in its Premier Campground, complete with sewer, water and power for $20 per night. The Legends Campground is on the right. The AMS hosted more than 100 campers during Hurricane Irma previous year.