“Thank you, President Biden,” Twitter reacts to 2023 North Wilkesboro Speedway’s return to NASCAR as the hosts of the 2023 All-Star race


“Thank you, President Biden,” Twitter reacts to 2023 North Wilkesboro Speedway’s return to NASCAR as the hosts of the 2023 All-Star race

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NASCAR has made an exciting announcement that will make both old and new fans of the sport excited about it. The North Wilkesboro Speedway is making a comeback to the NASCAR cup schedule after it was stricken out of the series schedule back in 1996 after the organization was found not fancy enough to be in series at the pinnacle of the sports fame.

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The 0.625-mile track became part of NASCAR back in 1949 and had been a regular in the cup series and even started hosting two races a year in 1952. But all of that came to an end in 1996 after hosting more than 90 cup races the track missed out on its slots to Texas Motor Speedway and New Hampshire.

The track went into despair after no NASCAR races were held at track I n the 2010’s but  Dale Earnhardt Jr. along with some local boosters and state authorities state a plan to revive the track that will soon get materialized in 2023. An $18 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds were spent to get everything back on track and an additional $4 million will be spent for further development.

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Find out what Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Marcus Smith had to say about the reinstatement

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. the more frac turned analyst who was the catalyst of the track come back excited about the revival as he said “I felt something at a race track that I hadn’t felt in a long, long time. And it was the true joy and the love that you just have for being there, whether you’re a competitor or a fan. It’s just got a special place in our history. And I’m so excited to see what can happen beyond this,”.

Marcus Smith, CEO of Speedway Motorsports, acknowledged the excitement they have in reviving the racing at the track, saying, “It’ll be something that people want to come from all over the country and enjoy – NASCAR All-Star week at North Wilkesboro Speedway – to enjoy the culture, the festivities, the history. We’re excited to revive it,”.

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How NASCAR Twitter reacted to the North Wilkesboro announcement

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NASCAR Twitter had a very positive reaction towards the iconic and one of the original cup series track’s NASCAR return and was quick to share their positive feedback. Fans also shared their happiness for the fact that the All-start race was taken away from Texas Motor Speedway which became infamous for being one of the disappointing races on the NASCAR schedule.

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