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Track comes up with new throwback themes

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 29 / 16

At this weekend’s second annual NASCAR throwback event at Darlington Raceway, awaiting some attendees will be specially made View-Masters that give a glimpse into the racetrack’s rich history. The devices show iconic shots of the track and some of the more famous drivers to race there...

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