The New College Institute (NCI) and the Wendell Scott Foundation will present ‘Legendary Conversations,’ on October 25 at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin Building on NCI’s campus, 191 Fayette Street. The event will feature a unique and engaging discussion with NASCAR racing legend, Richard Petty, and Frank Scott, son of NASCAR racing legend, Wendell Scott.
Moderated by Warrick Scott, CEO/Founder of the Wendell Scott Foundation, the conversation will focus on captivating stories about Wendell Scott, breaking barriers in NASCAR, memorable races, and lessons learned from renowned motorsport icons.
Clay Campbell, president of the Martinsville Speedway, will share the Speedway’s history, memorable moments, and what makes the Martinsville track legendary.
“What an awesome opportunity to get the community even more energized about Race Week. NCI is proud and excited to host Mr. Petty and Mr. Scott in Martinsville for a one-of-a-kind evening where attendees will have the opportunity to hear stories and gain insight into the NASCAR world directly from legends in racing,” said Joe Sumner, Executive Director of the New College Institute.
“We are thrilled to have Mr. Petty and Mr. Scott join us for this incredible event at Martinsville. Their presence will not only inspire racing enthusiasts but also provide a unique opportunity for attendees to learn firsthand from these legendary figures, gaining valuable insights into the NASCAR world. This event is a fantastic way to kick off Race Week and ignite the community’s passion for one of Martinsville’s greatest assets,” the Wendell Scott Foundation said in a statement.
Food trucks, live music, and locally and nationally recognized race cars will be in the NCI parking lot and plaza starting at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. However, seating in the lecture hall is limited and registration is required to attend. For more information and to register, visit www.newcollegeinstitute.org.