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ROCKINGHAM — The stars of the NHRA’s Top Fuel Harley motorcycle series including newly-crowned champion and U.S. Nationals winner Ryan Peery of Milford, Ohio, and former multiple-time series champs Jay Turner of Julian and Tii Tharpe of Pfafftown are among those who will duel this week for the Ray Price Trophy at the 30th AMRA Jim McClure Memorial Nitro World Finals at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — At an age at which most of his contemporaries are content to ride nothing more exotic than a lawn mower, 72-year-old Paul Gast will straddle a 170 mile-an-hour Suzuki this weekend (Sept. 24-26) at Rockingham Dragway and resume his pursuit of a third consecutive Pro Mod Championship in the ManCup Motorcycle Drag Racing Series presented by Vance and Hines.

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Wednesday, 15 September 2021 17:53

Super Chevy Show kicks off The Rock's 'Fall Frenzy'

ROCKINGHAM — Rockingham Dragway’s annual “Fall Frenzy” begins this weekend with the Carolina’s largest all-Chevy shootout, the Super Chevy Show presented by Richmond County Tourism featuring the 280 miles per hour Larsen Motorsports jet dragsters and a car show like none other.

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DEALS GAP — Tennessee and North Carolina officials today launched an educational campaign to reduce traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities on a winding stretch of U.S. 129 known as the Tail of the Dragon. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Chris Sachs said he and his wife Felcia cried Sunday after counting up the total from Saturday’s motorcycle ride to benefit Richmond County Special Olympics.

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ROCKINGHAM — Members of Richmond County’s motorcycle community opened their hearts and their wallets for a ride Sunday afternoon to support their “family,” raising around $10,000.

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HAMLET — If you receive an email from engineer Jason Dailey, it will most likely include his name in English and in Japanese characters. That’s because Dailey works for Japanese manufacturer FCC in Laurinburg.

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ROCKINGHAM — An Anson County man died Saturday following a motorcycle crash in Richmond County.

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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. — A driver has been charged following a crash that killed a motorcyclist Wednesday morning in Horry County, according to Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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ROCKINGHAM — More than 100 motorcycles roared onto U.S. 1 Sunday afternoon in an inaugural ride benefiting Richmond County Hospice.

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