Mother Nature Is Reclaiming This Abandoned NASCAR Track In North Carolina

This abandoned NASCAR track in North Carolina once played host to screaming crowds, roaring engines and zooming racecars. Today, it’s being slowly overtaken by nature. Take a look at these haunting images by photographer Johnny Joo.

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This abandoned speedway is just one of many incredible modern ruins in the South. Check out Johnny Joo’s new book Americana Forgotten for more incredible images of abandoned places around the country.