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Stock car racing is now a favorite pastime for many thousands of people in North Carolina, and it seems to be growing in interest all the time.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 20, Oct 1950, p10-11, f
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23340
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Markovich discusses the first NASCAR race he ever went to and how it influenced his life later. He also discusses NASCAR's comeback.
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24429
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Richard Petty was a NASCAR legend who opened a small museum in Level Cross, North Carolina after he retired from racing. The building is a storehouse of treasures from his racing career and houses his racecar and trophies.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 8, January 1993, p14-16, il
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24615
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NASCAR has its roots in North Carolina, for it began with mountain moonshiners who rigged to cars fast enough to run from the law and turned into a race culture following the end of Prohibition. With the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, and a number of older speedways throughout the western part of the state, North Carolina continues to cultivate the rich NASCAR culture.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 5, October 2014, p176-186, 188, 190, 192, il, por, map Periodical Website
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After mills closed, jobs left, and in 2004 when the only NASCAR race left at the North Carolina Motor Speedway left, Rockingham, North Carolina seemed to wither. But an old racer bought the empty track at auction in 2007 and now the Rockingham Speedway combines the nostalgia of old NASCAR days with the modernity of the new NASCAR.
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