NASCAR returning to North Wilkesboro with ’23 All-Star race


              North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, left, laughs with Speedway Motorsports President and CEO Marcus Smith during a press conference announcing that the NASCAR All-Star Race will be held at North Wilkesboro Speedway in May 2023, on the steps of the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)
            
              North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper speaks during a press conference announcing that the NASCAR All-Star Race will be held at North Wilkesboro Speedway in May 2023, on the steps of the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)
            
              Dale Earnhardt Jr., left, laughs with Speedway Motorsports President and CEO Marcus Smith as they record a video after a press conference announcing that the NASCAR All-Star Race will be held at North Wilkesboro Speedway in May 2023, on the steps of the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)
            North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper speaks during a press conference announcing that the NASCAR All-Star Race will be held at North Wilkesboro Speedway in May 2023, on the steps of the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. Looking on, seated at centr are Dale Earnhardt Jr. and NASCAR Chief Operating Officer Steve O'Donnell, (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)