Occoneechee Speedway

The Occoneechee Speedway began as a house racing track that was purchased and converted to auto racing for the inaugural 1949 NASCAR season. Well known drivers like Ned Jarrett and Richard Petty raced there before the track closed in 1968. After being inactive for many years, the track is now used for a car show, the Hillsborough 5K, the Occoneechee Speedway Relay and is part of the Hillsborough Half Marathon course.


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