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SBD/Issue 245/Events & Attractions
NHRA Carolinas Nationals Expected To Have Big Economic Impact
Published September 11, 2008
START YOUR ENGINES: In Charlotte, Sarah Aarthun reports the zMAX Dragway "held its grand opening party Tuesday night" and those in attendance included SMI Chair & CEO Bruton Smith, NFL Panthers WR Steve Smith, NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne, retired pro wrestler Ric Flair and NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, who "brought his orange Lamborghini for a try at the new strip" (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 9/11).