In an area mostly known for its racing, it’s a matter of race that has the nation on edge today. After riots continued in Charlotte, N.C., for a second night on Wednesday (Sept. 21), the full scope of the damage caused began to be exposed on Thursday morning (Sept. 22).
NASCAR’s Hall of Fame site and its news center were among the buildings damaged, reports local Charlotte affiliate WSOC.
The NASCAR Hall of Fame building also houses a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant, which was looted and damaged.
None of the exhibits, cars or historic memorabilia housed inside the NASCAR Hall of Fame were damaged.
Also damaged in the rioting, was the NASCAR News Center, which was photographed by local news, with a parking lot sign lodged into a large window pane.
From Gina Esposito of WSOC:
— Gina Esposito (@GinaWSOC9) September 22, 2016
Police expect more rioting to occur Thursday evening, and North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory enacted the state’s National Guard, declaring a state of emergency.
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