Russell Harrison Hackett, age 76, of Randleman died Friday, February 23, 2018, at Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro.
Born January 13, 1942, and grew up as a tobacco and dairy farmer. At the age of 16, he began working in restaurants which eventually led to him owning his own. Dixie Dew Drive-In and Robinhood Restaurant.
He began going to Caraway Speedway in Sophia, NC as a spectator then became a championship winning car owner.
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by Langley Austin Press Release February 04, 2018 race22.com
Caraway Speedway is revamping their racing program with an eye toward offering drivers, teams and fans exactly what they've been asking for.
Location: Sophia, North Carolina
Owner: Russell Hackett
Operator: Darren and Renee Hackett
Length: .455 mi (.732 km)
Race Lap Record: 15.648 sec. (George Brunnhoelzl III, NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified)
by Langley Austin March 05, 2018
As a new season dawned at Caraway Speedway drivers and teams were filled with grand expectations and confidence from previous testing but only one driver in each division was able to leave today with a trophy and photos in victory lane.
by Langley Austin Press Release February 15, 2018 race22.com
The first green flag of the 2018 season will fly at Caraway Speedway on Sunday, March 4th at 2pm with the Money Madness event. The event will kick off the first of three big Late Model Stock Car races.
by Press Release March 07, 2018
Due to forecasted weather for this weekend and teams traveling a long distance to participate in the RGS Products 125, Caraway Speedway and series officials have made the decision to reschedule this Sunday's race. The event will be made up next Sunday, March 18th at 2:30pm.
Put July 7th on your calendar for the 12th Annual Rusty Harp Memorial. PASS, SMRS, 602 Super Limiteds, 602 Mods, Late Model Stocks, U-Cars, and Legacy Cars.
It is going to be a fun night, We look forward to seeing you there, Don't miss it!!