Turns out that news of the North Carolina Motor Speedway's demise was greatly exaggerated, by me. I just read this story that turned out with a happy ending: though there will likely be no NASCAR racing at the Rock anymore, it was purchased at auction by someone who doesn't want to turn it into condos.
My friend Ryan told me about this sad story recently. As someone who grew up in North Carolina, going to NASCAR races was part of my childhood. Now the North Carolina Speedway in Rockingham, NC - 65 miles away from Fayetteville, where I grew up - is being auctioned off. The auction is today, and … Continue reading R.I.P. North Carolina Motor Speedway
This is a thing of beauty: