Tuesday, November 15, 2011

David Poole among those honored

   Bruton Smith and the late David Poole are among those who will be honored by The North Carolina Motorsports Association during its Sixth Annual North Carolina Motorsports Industry Awards in January in Concord, N.C.
   Smith, ownerof Speedway Motorsports Inc., will receive the 2012 Achievement in Motorsports Tribute Award.

   In addition to Smith, Poole, the long-time Charlotte Observer motorsports writer, will be honored with the Media Recognition Award.

  The event will also recognize seven industry organizations for their 2011 accomplishments and positive impacts on the motorsports industry in North Carolina.

   2012 North Carolina Motorsports Industry Awards:
  • Bruton Smith, Achievement in Motorsports Tribute Award
  • David Poole, Media Recognition Award (Posthumously)
  • G-Force Racing Gear
  • Industrial Hard Carbon
  • JRi Shocks
  • Lake Norman Elementary School Pit Crew
  • NASCAR Whelen All-American Series
  • Racing Electronics
  • Richmond County Tourism Authority