As home to the headquarters of two leading truck manufacturers as well as an extensive network of automotive suppliers, North Carolina continues to attract and retain automotive, truck and heavy equipment companies.  When you add in the top motorsports economy in the country, investments in advanced automotive facilities, world-renowned universities and community colleges and a skilled and productive workforce, you can see where companies flourish in North Carolina.

The motorsports industry includes:

  • Fifty race tracks
  • Eight motorsports sanctioning bodies
  • six related driving schools
  • Twelve racing museums
  • Two of NASCARs major television broadcast and production industry partners and a radio broadcast facility
  • The NASCAR Hall of Fame
  • Home to the leading racing and motorsports teams, including 82% of Sprint Cup Teams, 72% of Nationwide Series Teams and 55% of Craftsman Truck Series teams

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