‘Ghost track’: Life after racing in North Wilkesboro

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WILKES COUNTY, N.C. – Admit it – you’ve driven by it and wondered, “What’s going on, there? Why is that thing still there?”

“It,” is the old speedway at North Wilkesboro. There hasn’t been a Sprint Cup-level race there in almost two decades.

When NASCAR pulled out of town, it was like a divorce – and the town is still trying to recover.

In this edition of the Buckley Report, hear from the people who live there about what life is like, after racing hit the accelerator and got out of town.

  • (Credit: Seph Lawless)

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