Historic Cleveland County Fairgrounds Speedway, Shelby, NC

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Historic Cleveland County Fairgrounds Speedway, Shelby, NC

A race track of great significance in the overall history of stock car racing.

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Latest Activity: Mar 19

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Poster of july 26th 100 mile grand nationl race in shelby NC

Started by ralph chichester. Last reply by Jim Wilmore Feb 19, 2013. 1 Reply

I have a poster of the July 26th 100 mile grand national race in Shelby Nc with no year …Continue

The Dream Will Become a Reality

Started by Jeff Gilder Dec 30, 2011. 0 Replies

Here are some details that helped to make this a reality:This dream-come-true was the vision of Michael "W" Smith who lives only a few minutes from the the Fairgrounds. He took me over to see the old…Continue

There may be some exciting developments coming with the track at Shelby, NC

Started by Jeff Gilder Oct 15, 2011. 0 Replies

I would love to find more pictures and stories of racing at This track.

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Comment by jack lester on February 21, 2013 at 12:52am
I can not wait for dirt track start back up at the fairgrounds. Last year was great . Glenn sparks is the right person to take over the fairground racing. He keeps it great for a family event.and with god willing it will stay that way. And we pray that driver and fans are safe this year. Can not wait for may to get here.
Comment by RANDY GILBERT on December 30, 2011 at 8:41am

JEFF, I THOUGHT CHRISTMAS WAS ON DECEMBER 25th NOT DECEMBER 30th....WOW...TWO CHRISTMAS DAYS IN ONE WEEK......IF I CAN HELP....LET ME KNOW........I'M PROUD OF ALL INVOLVED.....THIS WAS ONE OF MY CHILDHOOD TRACKS AND HOLDS A LOT OF MEMORIES...

Comment by Jeff Gilder on December 30, 2011 at 8:30am

Please read the Dream-to-Reality post here on the club page in the discussion forum.

Comment by Jeff Gilder on October 26, 2011 at 6:43pm
Our RR member Randy Gilbert has been furnishing me some great old photos of racing at this track. With Randy's permission I'll share some here.
Comment by Dub Simpson on October 15, 2011 at 7:37pm
Love to have gone to Shelby last weekend but went to Charlie Craig's Cruise Inn in Gastonia.