High-Wire Artists Nik And Lijana Wallenda Prepare To Cross Charlotte Motor Speedway

Oct 12, 2013

;If you’re going the Bank of America 500, you don’t have to wait for the green flag for the suspense to begin.

Nik Wallenda crossing the inner harbor in Baltimore, Maryland
Credit spike55151 / flickr

You may be familiar with Nik Wallenda as the guy who crossed Niagara Falls on a high wire a few years ago.

Tonight (Saturday), he and his sister Lijana will cross the race track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on a tightrope that’s 140-feet high and 500 feet long.