Vehicle Combination Length Regulations for Motorsports Transportation
North Carolina’s current legislation provides that tractor and trailer combinations that do not exceed 90 feet may be legally operated on all state highways provided they are traveling “(1) to or from a motorsports competition event; (2) for trips conducted for the purpose of purchasing fuel or conducting repairs….on the competition vehicle; (3) for other activities related to motorsports purposes.”

Economic Impact Study Resources:

The Economic Impact of Sports and Sports Events on the Charlotte MSA Economy (Spring 2012)

Economic Impact Study Report Prepared for the North Carolina Motorsports Association (Updated 2005)

Short Track White Paper Study: Developed by the NCMA, Triangle Public Strategies, Racing Solution, LLC.

The Economic Impacts of the Motorsports Industry on the North Carolina Economy (1.22MB)
Prepared by: John E. Connaughton

Motorsports – A North Carolina Growth Industry Under Threat (698KB)
Prepared by: The Sanford Holshouser Business Development Group:

North Carolina Motorsports Economic Impact and Development Study – Executive Summary (394KB)
Prepared by: UNC Charlotte Urban Institute

Speed Matters: Innovation in the NASCAR Motorsports Industry (265KB)
Prepared by: Carlos A. Martínez-Vela, Ph.D

Economic impact of race day at Pocono reaches far Click for Link…A state economic impact study in 2006 showed the two NASCAR races held at the Long Pond track every year – the Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 in June and the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 in late July or early August – bring in about 363 million in tourist dollars to the region.