Welcome to Race City USA! Mooresville North Carolina. The city if Mooresville is the home of many NASCAR icons, numerous race shops and auto racing manufacturers. It is a paradise for all Auto Racing fans from all over the world. Tour Mooresville’s large variety of of auto racing shops. Come see the hard working crew of these establishments build the cars up close via viewing rooms.
For the history history buffs there are also a lot of motorsports museums in the area. Witness the rich history of Auto Racing the years in the vast collection Mooresville museums have to offer. One of the top destinations for of the top places to visit is the North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame or simply abbreviated as NCARHOF. in 119 Knob Hill road.
North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame: Preserving Racing History
North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization that conceptualized on paying tribute to Auto Racing. In 1993,humbly began with only two cars on display. With the passion of Mr. Don Miller a mentor to NASCAR champions and volunteers the collection grew. Now an awesome institution is built named as the North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame Museum. NCARHF museum, aims to pay homage and enhance the wonderful heritage of Auto Racing. Motorsports had huge contributions to a lot of people. From entertaining, to inspiring and beginning to dream, the spirit of an adrenaline filled sport deeply resides in Mooresville.
North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame Museum features a fine collection of race cars on display. One of its pride in the collection is 1970 Ford Torino convertible Pace Car powered by a 429 Cobra Jet Engine. The 1970 Ford Torino has a distinct straight-edge design making it look very sleek. This model has higher wheelbases and lower roof-lines. This beauty flashy and fast that can run 60mph in 8 seconds. The company of Ford only produced 8 units of this masterpiece. This pace car has only 180 miles recorded on its speedometer. The feature is made possible with the generosity of the automobile owner, Mr. Hohn Church. Thanks to Mr. Church race fans can see this legendary winner in all its glory.
What is Auto Racing?
Auto Racing is a form of competitive motorsport where automobiles best each other by racing. Auto racing is also known as car racing, motor racing or automobile racing. This sport has been organized since the invention of automobiles. The earliest record of auto racing was in 1867 northwest of England. It covered a distance of 8 miles in between Ashton-under-Lyne and Old Trafford, Manchester. From there on the wonderful man made creation which was the automobile continued to developed and innovate. Today it very much one of the backbones of modern society’s transportation hub.
North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame: Experience the Moment
Curious of the glorious Auto Racing moments the world has ever seen? Wonder no further because you finally have a chance to experience it North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame Museum. NCARHF museum offers the full NASCAR experience via exclusive theatre production. Take your seat comfortably and relive racing’s greatest moments. The Goodyear Mini-Theater features “NASCAR’s Greatest Drivers” narrated by Dr. Jerry Punch which is beautifully filmed at the Hall of Fame.
What is NASCAR?
NASCAR or National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing is a sanctioning body for stock-car racing in North America. The company is privately owned company founded by Bill France Sr. in 1948. One of Auto Racing’s celebrated events the NASCAR Main Series. It has three events, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. All NASCAR events are guaranteed to bring one of a kind entertainment for everyone who loves and enjoys speed.
North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame: Learn about the Legends
The Influential names associated with this museum is “The King” seven-time NASCAR Cup Champion Richard Petty. Who won a record for 200 auto races on his career. There is also Rusty Wallace one of the best short track drivers in NASCAR history. Ned Jarett a two-time NASCAR Grand National Champion, he won 50 races in his career. Mr. Jarett also pursued a radio and television broadcaster career for NASCAR. The first featured NASCAR driver on the cover of Sports Illustrated Cale Yarborough. He won three consecutive Championships. The list goes on with many greats such as David Pearson, Harry Grant, Richard Childress and many more.
North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame Museum is open Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri from 10am-5pm and Sat 10am-5pm.
Museum Admission cost is $6 for Adults, $4 for Children (6-12), kids 5 years old and below can come in free while Senior Citizens (55+) is $4.
Come and experience the thrill and excitement Auto Car Racing history has to offer.