From The Fans: Early Memories At North Wilkesboro

It’s 8 a.m. on Saturday morning at North Wilkesboro Speedway, gray clouds are hanging low overhead and fans are arriving in a trickle — the flood of traffic has yet to hit. We were at the last race and we’ve been at the last 12 in a row,” said Asheboro’s Walker Moffitt. Though Kelley would selfishly lean toward selecting 1983, as it was his first year as P.A. This track puts on such great racing, I could go on and on,” Kelley noted. For the Concord resident, returning to North Wilkesboro is like coming home. While the feeling is not quite as personal for Morton, who began attending races at the speedway in the early 90s, he is still in awe that the track has been resurrected.

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