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ROCKINGHAM — A week after the announcement of the CARS Tour making its way to Rockingham Speedway for the opening race of the 2021 season, NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he believes it will be a challenge to host the race.

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Sunday, 08 November 2020 12:46

The Championship 4 has ties to The Rock

Today, NASCAR ends it’s 2020 season with the championship race at Phoenix Raceway. Four drivers — Joey Logano, Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski — will battle it out for the Bill France Cup.

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Thursday, 05 November 2020 20:29

Racing returns to Rockingham Speedway in 2021

ROCKINGHAM ― For the first time in nearly eight years, stock cars will be roaring around Thunder Alley.

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ROCKINGHAM — A balloon festival planned this weekend at the Rockingham Speedway and Entertainment Complex has been canceled.

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ROCKINGHAM — A Delaware-based events company has high hopes for a scheduled hot air balloon festival at Rockingham Speedway and Entertainment Complex next month.

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In a thrilling finish, two of the best eNASCAR sim racers, Zack Novak and Michael Conti, duked it out for a photo finish at the virtual Rockingham Speedway on Thursday evening.

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Friday, 19 July 2019 15:14

COLUMN: Bring back the Rock — virtually

With talks of NASCAR changing up its Monster Energy Cup Series schedule in 2021, fans have been buzzing about the sport bringing back tracks from the past. Perhaps at the very top of that list for many, including here in Richmond County, is Rockingham Speedway.

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ROCKINGHAM — Fireworks will light up the Marston sky this summer for the inaugural “4th of July at the Rock” extravaganza.

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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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ELLERBE — Despite last week’s initial cancellation, the Ellerbe Lions Club’s Fourth of July festivities are back on schedule.

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