Orange County Speedway
Orange County Speedway is a 3/8 mile (0.6 km) asphalt oval in Orange County, near Rougemont, North Carolina. It first opened in 1966 as 1/4 mile (0.4 km) and 5/8 mile (1.6 km) dirt ovals, which operated until 1967 and 1973, respectively. With a slogan of “the fastest 3/8-mile race track in America,” the oval features 19 degree banking through the turns and 16 degrees on the straightaways creating four distinct grooves making for very fast turns. The grandstands stretch from Turn 4 all the way down the front straightaway to Turn 1. The speedway closed in 2003, but reopened on March 11, 2006 as an American Speed Association member track.

Some of the most famous names in stock car racing have raced at the Orange County Speedway, including Jeff and Ward Burton, Elliott and Hermie Sadler, Scott Riggs, Todd Bodine and Bobby Labonte. Notable drivers David Pearson and Glen Wood raced at the speedway the while it was a dirt track.

                                                                                     South Boston  Speedway      

                                                                                             Track Statistics:

                                                                                Corner banking – 12 degrees

                                                                                Straights banking – 10 degrees

                                                                               Frontstretch length – 360 feet

                                                                               Backstretch length – 360 feet

                                                                      Track Width – 45 feet (all the way around)

                          Track record – Mike Ewanitsko (14.409 / 99.938 mph) NASCAR Featherlite Modified

                                  Race record – Todd Bodine, 70.785 mph NASCAR Busch Series

Franklin County Speedway

Regional stock car racing at its best. Future NASCAR drivers challenge one another for regional championships in all classes. Racing divisions include Late Model, Mini-Stock, Street Stock, U-Car, Rookie U-Car, Mini-Cup and AnyCar. About the Track: 3/8 mile asphalt oval with 22-degree corner embankments. The turns are 60′ wide and the straights are 50′ wide. Regular Admission: $7 Ages 7-12: $5 Ages 6 & under: FREE $25 per car load Pit Pass: $20


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