justahillbillyfromouterspace: the Occoneech…

justahillbillyfromouterspace:

the Occoneechee Speedway was one of the first two NASCAR tracks to open. It closed in 1968 and is the only dirt track remaining from the inaugural 1949 season. It is located just outside the town of Hillsborough, North Carolina.

it closed in the 60s due to religious people upset about racing on Sundays.

This site is one of only three race tracks on the National Register of Historic Places