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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1969 March

Dick Thompson, Public Relations Specialist at Martinsville Speedway, Tells WSLS-TV Reporter Bill Walker About the Dogwood 500 Modified Classic Race

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Dick Thompson, public relations specialist at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., tells WSLS-TV reporter Bill Walker the logistics of the Dogwood 500 Modified Classic race. According to Thompson, the race attracted 85 top competitors from nine states and Canada. Thompson lists the dates and times of the qualifying rounds of the race and is enthusiastic about the competitiveness of the race.
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