Backcountry History Museum to host “Fast Lane: Darryl Moran’s NASCAR Photography”

The Hinterland History Museum will welcome “Fast Lane: The NASCAR Photography of Darryl Moran” from September 3.

“The history of stock car racing has deep roots in the Upstate,” said Upcountry History Museum CEO Dana L. Thorpe. “While the Fast Lane exhibition offers an exclusive look at the images of NASCARNASCAR’s first official photographer, the museum is proud to also showcase the stories of some of the local drivers, tracks and traditions of those early years that helped lay the solid foundation for the winner’s circle that is NASCAR today. .

Victory for Mike Bliss. Photo courtesy of Darryl Moran.

This exhibit gives visitors an insider’s look at a weekend at a NASCAR race. It features Moran’s footage of the mid-1990s as he traveled through the infield to the stands across the country and photographed the action on the track and the movement of pit crews as well as fan interactions and family with drivers such as:

  • Jeff Gordon
  • Dale Earnhardt
  • Terry Labonte
  • Rusty Wallace
  • Mark Martin

The exhibition will also highlight some local drivers at racetracks in the region, including:

  • Greenville–Pickens Highway
  • Spartanburg Interstate Fairgrounds
  • Central City Tracks
  • Greenville Air Force Base Speed ​​Circuit

“Fast Lane” will be on display until November 6. The Upcountry History Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Entrance fees to the museum:

  • $10 – adults
  • $9 – adults 65+ and students
  • $8 – children 4 to 18 years old
  • Free – children 3 and under

For more information and admission prices, call 864-467-3100 or visit

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