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Charlotte in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Charlotte Speedway

 
 
Charlotte Speedway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 1, 2012
1. Charlotte Speedway Marker
Inscription.
"Strictly Stock" race, June 19, 1949, launched NASCAR sanctioned series. ¾-mile dirt track was 200 yds. W.
 
Erected 2005 by NC Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number L-105.)
 
Location. 35° 14.3′ N, 80° 56.42′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Little Rock Road and Scott Futrell Drive, on the right when traveling south on Little Rock Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte NC 28214, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boeing/Vertol CH-46A/E Sea Knight (approx. 1.4 miles away); PFC Raymond “Mike” Clausen Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Camp Greene (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Greene (approx. 3.7 miles away); Graham Family Homeplace (approx. 3.8 miles away); Steele Creek Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Flood of 1916 (approx. 4.2 miles away); Mike McCormack (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page. (Submitted on July 3, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSports
 
Charlotte Speedway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 1, 2012
2. Charlotte Speedway Marker
Charlotte Speedway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 1, 2012
3. Charlotte Speedway Marker
The road in the background appears as if it was where the old track was. This is more easily seem from an aerial view.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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