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Dirt-track racing, dating to the 1940s, has a colorful history and a strong cult following in North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 2, July 1994, p19-23, il
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2223
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During the weekend of April 28-30, Chimney Rock Park will host the 50th and final Chimney Rock Hillclimb, a grueling event wherein sports car drivers negotiate the meandering mountain road. Planned park landscape changes forced the event's cancellation.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 11, Apr 1995, p22-23, il
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3634
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Patti Wheeler is president of Charlotte-based Wheeler Sports Enterprises, Inc. The company produces over 100 racing broadcasts a year for The Nashville Network and Turner Broadcasting System. It also works with ESPN and CBS.
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5926
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Brafford discusses the popularity of NASCAR racing and how it contributes to the state's economic growth through racing events and activities related to the racing industry.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 61 Issue 8, Aug 2003, p40, 42, 44, 46, 48-49, il
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7427
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NASCAR racing is big business. Racing teams require over $15 million a year to keep their cars in competition. Primary sponsors of teams, like Mooresville-based Lowe's, pay up to $10 million a season, and secondary sponsors pay up to $1 million. In return, the sponsors get their logos displayed on the racing cars and the drivers' outfits. Sponsors believe the money is a good advertising investment since the thirty-six NASCAR Nextel Cup races attract over thirteen million fans, besides the 200 million who view the four-hour races on television.
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23761
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In the mid-1950's, hill climb races, in which cars race to the top of a mountain, have taken place at Chimney Rock in North Carolina. The author discusses the history and rules of these races.
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22617
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The headquarters of Stewart-Haas Racing draws thousands of visitors to Kannapolis, North Carolina. It was also now be the home of Haas Formula LLC's Haas F1 Team, the first US team to race internationally since 1986. Industry hunters hope Haas F1 will give the world a new view of North Carolina's $6 billion per year racing industry, and open the door for other automotive enterprises.
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34510
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Haw Hill Raceway in Winnabow, North Carolina holds its first Wilmington Crash Derby, a semiannual demolition/racing event. Drivers in a full-contact race have two strikes to stay through until the last heat, and only one winner will stand at the end of the night.
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