Wood Brothers Racing Museum & VA Motor Sports Hall of Fame

Virginia State Motor Sports Museum

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NASCAR race car and driver

Jon Wood, the driver of the Air Force car (number 21) in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series - public domain photo on Wikipedia.

Official State Motor Sports Museum of Virginia

Virginia designated the Wood Brothers Racing Museum and Virginia Motor Sports Hall of Fame in the Blue Ridge Highlands as an official state symbol in 1995 (Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in Portsmouth is also recognized as an official state symbol of Virginia). All State Museums

The museum preserves and chronicles Patrick County's rich racing history. Race fans and visitors to the area will see how moonshine was made and hear the fascinating story of how this moonshining business lead directly to the birth of NASCAR racing. Home to the famous Wood Brothers Racing Team (their museum sits adjacent to the Hall of Fame).

1995 SESSION. § 7.1-40.2:2. Official motor sports museum: Code of Virginia
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Images

NASCAR fans; photo © mlovitt on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).