APRIL 13, 2006 -- The excitement of professional drag-racing is making an impact in the Port City. The Scott Griffin Motorsports drag racing team is working on their race shop near the Wilmington airport.
The drag racing team is hoping to balance its success on the track with boosting the Wilmington area economy. Scott Griffin says they're building a modern race shop in Wilmington, and he hopes it is one other race teams can emulate.
The state of North Carolina is also working on legislation to benefit the motorsports industry.