Occoneechee Speedway 761

Occoneechee Speedway

Originally a horse track built by landowner Julian S Carr, the name refers to the local Indian tribe.

Originally a horse track built by landowner Julian S Carr, the name refers to the local Indian tribe. Bill France noticed the venue when he was flying his private aircraft, and he built a 0.9-mile dirt track that opened in September 1947. It held 32 NASCAR Cup races before it closed in 1968 due to local opposition.

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Type

Dirt oval

Length

0.9 (Miles)

Change

Re-measured (originally thought to be 1-mile)

Type

Dirt oval

Length

1 (Miles)

Latest Races

3,420

Championships

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19,481

Results

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25,368

Drivers

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14,588

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922

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