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Racing Hall of Fame to host watch party for NASCAR Championship
Georgia Racing Hall of Fame

The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame will host a viewing party during the NASCAR Cup Series Championship on Sunday, Nov. 8.

Dawsonville native Chase Elliott earned his way into the championship race by winning the Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Nov. 1. This will be Elliott's first Cup Series championship race of his career. 

"He's got a legitimate shot at bringing home the Cup title," local racing historian and Hall of Fame representative Cody Dinsmore said. "There is already so much national racing history associated with Dawsonville, and it might be that the record book grows larger."

TV screens with coverage of the race will be all around the campus with surround sound booming through the speakers. In the conference room, named the Pirkle Room for Gordon Pirkle, the race will be shown on a 26-foot screen with Chase Elliott memorabilia sold and popcorn to eat. 

The race starts at  3 p.m. at Phoenix Raceway but the Hall of Fame will open their doors for guests at 2:30 p.m. There is no cost for the watch party. 

Be ready to celebrate because the Pool Room siren may sound all night if Elliott secures his first Cup Series championship.