Caraway Speedway

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Caraway Speedway
Location 2518 Race Track Rd Ext.
Sophia, North Carolina, United States
27350
Time zone GMT-5
Owner Russell Hackett
Operator Darren and Renee Hackett
Opened 1966
Oval
Surface Asphalt
Length .455 mi (.732 km)
Turns 4
Banking Turns °
Straights °
Lap record 15.648 sec. (George Brunnhoelzl III, , , NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified)

Caraway Speedway is a short track located near Asheboro, North Carolina, U.S. Caraway Speedway was built in 1966 as a dirt track. The track was paved in 1972 and joined the NASCAR Weekly Series Family as a .455 mile asphalt short track. Caraway Speedway was owned and operated by Russell & Valastra Hackett from 1977 to 2010. Russell turned over operations to Darren and Renee Hackett for the 2011 season. Caraway Speedway hosts a variety of weekly series, several Whelen Southern Modified Series events, as well as other touring series.

Saturday night events at 7 p.m. to allow fans to spend some time with their favorite drivers after the races. A new $10.00 general admission charge for the grandstands and trackside will be in place for all regular events with the extended distance and touring series events remaining at $20.00.

Records[edit]

Past Nationwide Series Winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Report
Miles Laps
1982 April 23 Dale Earnhardt Robert Gee Oldsmobile 100 200 105.140
1982 July 7 Jack Ingram Jack Ingram Pontiac 100 200 106.132
1983 July 6 Butch Lindley Kerry Bodenhamer Pontiac 100 200 105.374

Late Model Track Champions[edit]

Year Driver
1986 Randy Smith
1987 Bobby Labonte
1988 Dennis Setzer
1989 Dennis Setzer
1990 Dennis Setzer
1991 Herb Poole
1992 Greg Marlowe
1993 Mike Skinner
1994 Greg Marlowe
1995 Stephen Grimes
1996 Donnie Apple
1997 Stephen Grimes
1998 Steve Loftin
1999 Steve Loftin
2000 Jason York
2001 Jason York
2002 Steve Loftin
2003 Justin Labonte
2004 Travis Swaim
2005 Travis Swaim
2006 Brad Binkley
2007 Randy Benson
2008 Randy Benson
2009 Travis Swaim
2010 Travis Swaim
2011 Brad Brinkley
2012 Mack Little III
2013 Ryan Wilson

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Coordinates: 35°45′58″N 79°53′06″W / 35.766154°N 79.885111°W / 35.766154; -79.885111