ROCKINGHAM — A man was sent to the hospital this weekend after an accident during an event at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — Dave Crosswhite won a family feud Saturday to claim the Bob Reed Memorial Hemi Shootout title before rain forced cancelation of the final rounds of racing in the 28th annual Griffin Motors Mopars at the Rock all-Chrysler drag race and car show at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — No powerplant is more synonymous with American hot rodding than the iconic Chrysler hemi. 

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The music performance times and Campers’ Pre-Party details are now available for the debut of Epicenter, May 10, 11 and 12 at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, NC. The new 3-day destination music experience will feature a massive lineup of top rock acts performing on five stages, including Foo Fighters, Tool, Korn, Rob Zombie, Judas Priest, Bring Me The Horizon, The Cult, 311, Evanescence, Bush, +LIVE+ and dozens more.

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 ROCKINGHAM — It may not seem fair to put a Jeep on the same racetrack as Hellcats and Demons, especially a high-performance track like Rockingham Dragway, but Maryland’s Chris Dufresne showed Saturday that today’s Jeep can hold its own with the baddest hot rods on the planet — just as long as there’s a hemi under the hood.

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ROCKINGHAM— “If a book on customer service could be written, the Haigler brothers should definitely be the authors,” said County Manager Bryan Land as he announced the retirement of longtime Richmond County Airport Managers, Doyle and Sam Haigler to the County Commissioners Tuesday evening.  

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ROCKINGHAM — The Paschal brothers had him surrounded, but Lenoir’s Jake Woodring managed to overcome the odds Saturday and win the biggest share of the purse at the ATI Performance Products Top ET Challenge at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKIGHAM —The entertainment lineup at Epicenter continues to grow as festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents announces additional afterhours programming and enhanced onsite experiences, along with food and beverage offerings, at the new 3-day destination music experience. Epicenter debuts May 10, 11 and 12 at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, NC, with over 65 music acts performing on four stages, led by Foo Fighters, Tool and Korn. Additional performers include Rob Zombie, Judas Priest, Bring Me The Horizon, The Cult, 311, Evanescence, Bush, +LIVE+ and dozens more.

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ROCKINGHAM – Clint Wood of Wendell and Colby Marshburn of Clinton were the Super Pro and Pro bracket winners in Sunday’s VWs at the Rock all-Volkswagen drag race and car show at Rockingham Dragway.

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Dragway reschedules race after rain

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As a sign of appreciation for racers who attended this weekend annual Racers Appreciation Free Entry Race, the Rockingham Dragway burned 270 gallons of fuel in the Jet Dryer, sprayed 80 gallons of traction compound on the track and a crew of eight spent 18 hours on attempting to dry and prepare the racing surface.

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