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Speed Street - Uptown Charlotte

Another year and Speed Street is here again. It's really a pretty neat event uptown. All the sponsors of the teams are there promoting their products with free samples. Lot's to see and bag's of samples. For me it's just fun to walk through and see the different booths and all the different people uptown. We had a great lunch at Matt's Chicago Dog uptown. I had the Carolina dog which has chili, saw, and onions. Outstanding! Will need to go back there again. The one thing that did make me feel sad was that there are people there at Speed Street who I'm sure needed some of those free food samples. Also I'm sure there were many along with their children who have never been to a NASCAR race or seen one of the NASCAR cars up close. I have been fortunate to have been to a few races and have gone to the Lowe's Motor Speedway many times to watch different event's. I have also been fortunate enough to be able to go to a food store and pick up what I wanted or needed without having to think about what I might have to give up in return. This is just one of those things in life that does bother me.
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