For full profile Visit Infofree. Research hasn't uncovered whether the track was finished or put into operation at that time. Wayne County Drag Strip Pikeville The strip ran in a northwesterly direction and the pits were in among the pine trees. Melton planned on awarding trophies or cash awards. It was located eighteen miles west of Winston-Salem on Highway
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Front Page News July 9, July 9, Additionally, Smith routinely leases Kinston Drag Strip throughout the season to outside promoters for special events such as grudge races, car shows, motorcycle events and concerts. The next one that opened up was called Sandy Run. We may amend these terms and conditions by posting the revised terms on the company website. Research didn't find drag races being held here beyond those conducted in The last documentation for racing found was a race held on Sunday, May 14,
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It went by various names at different times. I don't remember who owned it. From a confidence level that admittedly was a zero at the tail end of last season, Troy Coughlin Frank Heafner of Gastonia set the top speed of The quarter-mile strip was leveled and resurfaced for the season.
At that time, Dean and Greg Wilkie of Lenior took over and closed the track for two years to make renovations. Ronnie Sox won the battle of factory cars in that first night race with a At that time there was a crippled gentleman running it. In , former racer Richard "Sonny" Shipmon took over the track management duties. In the s, it became a favorite track for Harley Davidson and VW racing associations. The race was sponsored by a Burlington American Legion Post.