Monday, January 23, 2023

N.C. Moonshine and Motorsports Trail Kickoff Feb. 2 at Rockingham Speedway

Jan 23, 2023

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will launch the state’s new Moonshine and Motorsports Trail at a Feb. 2 event at Rockingham Speedway.

Launching in 2023 in conjunction with the North Carolina Year of the Trail, the Moonshine and Motorsports Trail will include locations across the state designed to highlight North Carolina’s unique, intertwined history of distilling and stock car racing.

     WHAT:  Launch Event for N.C. Moonshine and Motorsports Trail

     WHEN:  Feb. 2, 1 p.m.

     WHERE: Rockingham Speedway, 2152 N US Hwy 1, Rockingham, NC 28379

     WHO:    Governor Roy Cooper
                   DNCR Secretary Reid Wilson
                   Justin Jones, Vice President of Operations at Rockingham Speedway, Inc.
                   Jeff Smart, Chair, Richmond County Board of Commissioners


About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. NCDNCR's mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state's history, conserving the state's natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, three science museums, three aquariums and Jennette's Pier, 41 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C. Zoo, the N.C. Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, the African American Heritage Commission, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, and the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please visit

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