Area school students paint ‘Turtles’ to install on track for Bank of America ROVAL™ 400

Area school students paint ‘Turtles’ to install on track for Bank of America ROVAL™ 400

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Area school students paint ‘Turtles’ to install on track for Bank of America ROVAL™ 400

Students at Beverly Hills STEM Elementary, Independence High, Griffin Middle, Patriots Elementary, Wolf Meadow Elementary and Celeste Henkel Elementary schools recently engaged in an art project like no other – and with tangible results on which they’ll see drivers race.

Students painted red, white and blue six-inch-high steel strips that are installed along the 17 turns of the ROVAL™. The strips, coined “turtles” by Dale Earnhardt Jr. last year, give drivers a point of reference when navigating the corners around the 2.28-mile course. The turtles are being installed heading into the race weekend……

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