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Richmond County, N.C.

Richmond County, located in the Sandhills region of North Carolina, is known for its NASCAR racing, heritage, eco- and agri-tourism and Southern lifestyle. The county features a 216-acre wildlife conservation area, two public game lands, the Sandhills and Pee Dee River, along with several lakes.

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Richmond County, N.C.

Richmond County, located in the Sandhills region of North Carolina, is known for its NASCAR racing, heritage, eco- and agri-tourism and Southern lifestyle. The county features a 216-acre wildlife conservation area, two public game lands, the Sandhills and Pee Dee River, along with several lakes.

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Richmond County, N.C.

Richmond County, located in the Sandhills region of North Carolina, is known for its NASCAR racing, heritage, eco- and agri-tourism and Southern lifestyle. The county features a 216-acre wildlife conservation area, two public game lands, the Sandhills and Pee Dee River, along with several lakes.

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The high-octane sport of NASCAR stock car racing was born in North Carolina, and in 1965 Richmond County became a racing hotbed with the opening of the Rockingham Speedway. Just across the street resides the Rockingham Dragway, a multi-purpose drag racing facility.

Experience the true beauty of the outdoors in the Heart of the Carolinas. From canoeing and kayaking to hunting, hiking and fishing, you’ll satisfy your senses and discover the freedom afforded by the great outdoors.

Every county has a history, but Richmond County has a heritage. Formed in 1779, Richmond County is an area steeped in Southern traditions and small town charm. So step back in time and discover our acclaimed railroads, historic homesteads and rich heritage.

Whether you’re taking in the annual Seaboard Festival, a race at one of our motorsports facilities or even a concert or Broadway show at our 1000-seat performing arts center, you’ll find we offer something for every interest.



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RCTDA | February 17, 2015

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – Rich Christensen, creator of the PINKS reality racing franchise, and Steve Earwood, owner of Rockingham Dragway, jointly announced Friday the return of the popular grassroots drag racing festival to one of the venues at which it enjoyed its greatest success.   “Our PINKS: All Out event in 2007 remains the largest paid […]

RCTDA | January 29, 2015

     

RCTDA | January 26, 2015

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – An increased Top Eliminator purse and free entry in Modified (Footbrake) are among the enhancements expected to draw record numbers of bracket racers to the 2015 Hoosier Tires Carolina Coalition Series.   The four-race series is hosted by Rockingham Dragway, Piedmont Dragway, Farmington Dragway and Galot Motorsports Park (formerly Dunn-Benson).   At […]

News & Updates

RCTDA | November 19, 2014

The popular outdoor concerts are free and staged on the hillside right next to Rockingham City Hall, at 514 Rockingham Road, the first Thursday of each month from May through October.   The fun and entertainment continue from about 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

RCTDA | March 12, 2014

The USLMRA is excited to bring its’ STA-BIL National Lawn Mower Racing Series to the Ellerbe Lions Club track in Ellerbe, NC for two days of racing, May 24-25, Memorial Day Weekend. The event will be a “Race For Taylor.” Here are some words from Race Organizer Rex Crouch, Jr.: Ok guys, after over a […]

RCTDA | March 11, 2014

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – Reigning track champion Nicholas Rabon of Florence, S.C., and 2013 Rockingham Ironman bracket winner Noah Johnson of Fayetteville and Samuel Peterson of Richland, Michigan will be among those to watch this week in the battle for a $1,500 top prize in the inaugural Southeast Jr. Dragster Spring Nationals at Steve Earwood’s Rockingham […]

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