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“He never said a word”: How the nation’s first racing superspeedway was almost built in Dawson County
Gober Sosebee (right) in 1947 sitting in the middle of the construction site for his super speedway in Dawsonville that never was. - photo by Photo submitted
Even today, David Sosebee and his family live there on over 100 acres of land that have remained more or less untouched for years. But had things gone a little bit differently, the Sosebee land in west Dawson County could have become the country’s first professional racing super speedway.