Racing Returns to North Wilkesboro

Racing returned to North Carolina’s North Wilkesboro Speedway for the first time since 2011 this week with a full schedule of on-track action.

The famed short track—which last hosted the NASCAR Cup Series in 1996—is currently undergoing renovations thanks to an $18 million investment and will be continuing to host modified and late model events through the end of the year.

The Winston-Salem Journal was on hand to document the track’s reopening.

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A.J. Hecht

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