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Dale Jr. joins father in NASCAR Hall of Fame

Dale Jr. joins father in NASCAR Hall of Fame

CHARLOTTE — Dale Earnhardt Jr. was voted NASCAR’s most popular driver a record 15 times. On Friday night, he was inducted into NASCAR’s 12th Hall of Fame class on Friday night along with late-model driver Red Farmer and the late Mike Stefanik, a decorated modified driver who died in a plane crash in 2019. Ralph Seagraves was named as the recipient of the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. The group was selected in 2020, but the induction ceremony was postponed more than a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The younger Earnhardt joins his late father, seven-time Cup…
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NASCAR Day returns with big crowds

NASCAR Day returns with big crowds

Randleman Festival roars back to life to celebrate racing heritage RANDLEMAN — Last weekend’s NASCAR Day Festival went off pretty much without a hitch as several thousand people roamed Randleman streets. “We had a perfect weekend for it,” said Jeff Freeman, director of the festival. “The attendance was wonderful.” Saturday’s festival came after the 2020 version was cancelled because of the pandemic. There were precautions taken for this year’s edition, but Freeman said there were largely positive reviews. Asheboro cancelled it's annual Fall Festival for the second year in a row citing concerns over hospital capacity for such a large…
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