Updated: Tuesday, 20 Jul 2010, 11:11 PM EDT
Published : Tuesday, 20 Jul 2010, 11:10 PM EDT
A pioneer and a visionary.
Those are just two of the words to describe the late Paul Sawyer.
The NASCAR legend who was from Norfolk, died five years ago, but his legacy remains.
Sawyer was the owner of the Richmond International Raceway and he transformed the track from a half mile shoebox to a three quarter mile track which remains one of NASCAR's crown jewels.
Sawyer sold the track to NASCAR for over 200 million dollars in 1999, and in this Sportswrap vault exlcusive we go back to 1994 and take a ride with Sawyer around his track as he discussed the growth and poularity of the action track.
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