Asheboro, NC - Caraway Speedway announced this week that Hampton Inn of Asheboro, NC, will serve as the host hotel for the ninth Annual North-South Shootout TM. Special rates will be made available to competitors and fans alike by calling the Hampton Inn at 336-625-9000.

A number of chain hotels including Comfort Inn, Fairfield Inn & Suites and Holiday Inn Express are also conveniently located near the Speedway at varying rates. Tammy O'Kelley and the staff at the Heart of North Carolina Visitors Bureau are prepared to assist visitors with accommodations and area things to do while in Randolph County.

Caraway Speedway is located in Central North Carolina. Those looking to make their North-South Shootout trip a complete vacation experience may enjoy a host of other local attractions like the North Carolina Zoological Park and the Richard Petty Museum. The local area also boasts a number of excellent golf courses.

The Heart of North Carolina Visitors Bureau has joined the growing family of sponsors for the ninth Annual North-South Shootout as an associate sponsor of the event. You may also contact the Heart Of North Carolina Visitors Bureau at (800) 626-2672 or on the web at to plan your vacation.

Directions to Caraway Speedway are available online at The physical address of the speedway for trip planners using GPS is 2518 Race Track Rd Ext., Sophia, NC 27350.

The ninth Annual John Blewett III Memorial North-South Shootout will be presented in loving memory of Charles Kepley, the event founder. Keeping with tradition, the annual event will feature the Tour-Type Modifieds in 125-laps of green flag racing. A star-studded field of Late Model competitors is expected for the 100-lap CRA Super Late Model main event. SK-Type Modifieds, USA Modifieds and Sportsman will also be part of the excitement.

Regular updates and complete information on the upcoming North-South Shootout can be found on and Visit for area information. To learn more about the CRA Late Models visit Contact the speedway office at 336-629-5803 to purchase tickets for the event.