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ROCKINGHAM — What started out as a single big rig race has turned into a fall festival, combining motorsports and music at Rockingham Speedway in September.

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ROCKINGHAM — Derek Ward, a second-generation drag racer from Friendship, Maryland, drove his supercharged American Pride 1968 Camaro to a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in claiming the featured Xtreme Pro Mod title at the 14th NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — The world’s fastest street cars descend on Rockingham Dragway this weekend for the 14th running of the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals featuring supercharged, turbocharged and nitrous-boosted Pro Modifieds, late model factory hot rods and X275 small tire racers.

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Wednesday, 20 April 2022 12:02

Earwood, Gibbs honored at NCMA awards gala

CONCORD — Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood and NASCAR Hall of Fame team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs were among those honored Tuesday night (April 19) at the North Carolina Motorsports Industry Ceremony presented by Fifth Third Bank at the Embassy Suites Ballroom.

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ROCKINGHAM – Several classic stock cars will be making laps around the legendary Rockingham Speedway’s oval track this weekend in the first installment of Motorsport 4the Masses’ Classic American Racing Barnstormer Series.

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ROCKINGHAM — A “him versus her” jet dragster showdown, a massive car-and-truck show, a hemi-heavy competition to determine the year’s first King of the Street and a trio of shootouts including one featuring classic muscle cars from drag racing’s Golden era are the cornerstones of this week’s 31st annual Mopars at the Rock all-Chrysler Expo at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — No prep racing has been called “a new drag racing phenomenon” but, in reality, the competition showcased in this weekend’s Dig or Die event at Rockingham Dragway isn’t really new at all.

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ROCKINGHAM — Motorsport 4the Masses returns to the Little Rock this weekend for its first of six events scheduled at Rockingham Speedway.

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ROCKINGHAM — Recent rainy weather in Richmond County has affected sports schedules — and motorsports is no different.

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RALEIGH — Two years after Gov. Roy Cooper's administration shut down an Alamance County racetrack during the height of the COVID-19 scare, the track's owners continue a legal fight against the state.

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