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ROCKINGHAM — For two-time NHRA Top Fuel Harley champion Tii Tharpe of East Bend, racing at home, as he will in this week’s AHDRA Nitro Summer Nationals at Rockingham Dragway, always is fun.  Well, almost always.

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ROCKINGHAM — Raeford’s Michael Spencer used a .024 package to force four-time former Rockingham Dragway track champion and IHRA national event winner Chip Johnson into a final round breakout foul and earn the biggest share of the purse in the 23rd annual ATI Performance Products Memorial Bracket Championships honoring the late “Big John” Leviner.

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ROCKINGHAM — The 2021 schedule for Rockingham Speedway and Entertainment Complex continues to fill up.

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ROCKINGHAM — Defending champion and four-time overall winner Eric Aman will try to make history May 29-31 when he competes in the 23rd annual ATI Performance Products “Big John” Memorial Weekend Bracket Nationals at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday proposed spending $45 million on motorsports in the Tar Heel State, including $10 million to Rockingham Speedway and Entertainment Complex.

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On certain weekends you can drive through Marston and hear the roar of engines in stereo.

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ROCKINGHAM — After taking time off and driving a new car, Daniel Neal didn’t expect to win the second round of MB Drift’s competition series Saturday at Rockingham Speedway.

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ROCKINGHAM — It was a good news, bad news weekend for Jason Epling and the world’s quickest and fastest Dodge Challenger during the spring edition of the Hemi Tuner Performance Modern Street Hemi Shootout at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — The team for MB Drift is gearing up for the season’s second competitive event on Saturday.

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ROCKINGHAM — An upcoming paintball tournament will raise money to help support veterans and first responders.

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