Mooresville, NC (March 14) Don Miller, the Chairman of the North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame and Jim Turner, Executive Director of the North Carolina Drag Racing Hall of Fame announced today that the NC Auto Racing Hall of Fame will be expanding it’s facility by more than 1500 square feet to house historical drag racing vehicles and memorabilia.
“This will be a great day for all drag racing participants and especially the fans”, beamed Turner. “Now the visitors to the North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame will be able to enjoy every aspect of both oval track and drag racing history, all housed in one beautiful complex.”
“I am as excited about this project as is Jim Turner,” exclaimed Miller. “We currently have a small area that showcases drag racing history. With this expansion project we will be giving the sport the respect that it deserves.” To kick off the project Miller plans to have a special drag racing month in September of this year with a car show and a fundraiser. Many of the current members of the North Carolina Drag Racing Hall of Fame, which was started in 2007, plus many of the current stars of the sport, will be on hand to meet the fans and pass out special souvenir merchandise.
Founded in 1994 The North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame is a foundation dedicated to the enhancement of the rich heritage of all forms of motorsports. As a privately funded organization the proceeds from the operation of the North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame are donated annually to organizations such as the Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) and the Stocks for Tots which provides hundreds of new toys for children in December. NCARHOF Chairman Don Miller was the first recipient of the NASCAR Humanitarian Award for his charitable efforts.
The North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame is located in the Lakeside Industrial Park on 119 Knob Hill Road at exit 36 on Interstate Highway 77. Its open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit www.ncarhof.com or call 704-663-5331 for more information.