Making new memories

September 2, 2018

Lisa Sligh is attending the Bojangles Southern 500 from her home in Newberry with her husband.

Newberry is located northwest of Columbia and is the home of Newberry College.

“We’ve been coming for 30 years,” Sligh said.

Sligh said she and her husband started following Bill Elliott, the 1988 champion of the Cup Series, and now they follow Bill’s son, Chase. Chase drives the No. 9 Chevy Camaro ZL1 for Hendrick Motorsports.

“We just like to make new memories,” Sligh said when asked of her favorite memories. “This is the only race we go to on the circuit.”

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