One of NASCAR’s Most Storied Speedways Is Now a Decaying Wreck

For nearly 50 years, the North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Carolina was a landmark destination for racing fans. In 1947, it became the first NASCAR-sanctioned track, and, over the years the 0.625-miles of asphalt saw amazing victories from the sport’s legends, including Jeff Gordon and Richard Petty. In 1996, however, the speedway closed, and, besides a brief re-opening in 2010, it has since been left to decay.

“It was a place where champions were made,” said Seph Lawless, who...

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