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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 in Martinsville, Va., Tells WSLS-TV About Preparing Martinsville Speedway for Upcoming Races

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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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1 min., 03 sec.
Dick Thompson, public relations specialist at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., tells WSLS-TV about preparing Martinsville Speedway for its upcoming races. Thompson lists the events, which will begin in March and continue throughout this upcoming fall: the Dogwood 500, the 100-lap NASCAR National Championship Modified race, the Virginia 500 Grand National race, the Old Dominion 500 Grand National race, and the Cardinal 500 race.
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