While the fledgling Grand National East series raced at Hickory Speedway on March 19, 1972...
...NASCAR's modifieds and late model sportsman cars raced at Martinsville Speedway in the Dogwood 500 spring classic.
Racing action from Dave Fulton's photos
Field lined up for the start of the LMS race
The mods in action
Sonny Hutchins won the LMS portion of the event, and Bugs Stevens won the 250-lap modified race.
Race report from Burlington NC Times-News
Schaefer: It's not just for racing anymore.
updated by @tmc-chase: 03/16/17 11:14:02AM