Ace Speedway not backing down, will open with spectators Saturday night

Man waving checkered flag at motor race, (B&W)

Man waving checkered flag at motor race, (B&W)

Ace Speedway officials in Alamance County will open Saturday night in what is expected to be one of North Carolina's first sports events with spectators amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I’m going to race and I’m going to have people in the stands,”Robert Turner told the Times-News on Wednesday night.“And unless they can barricade the road, I’m going to do it. The racing community wants to race. They’re sick and tired of the politics. People are not scared of something that ain’t killing nobody. It may kill 0.03 percent, but we deal with more than that every day, and I’m not buying it no more.

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