High expectations for High Rock Raceway's world-class road course

You've probably never heard of Spencer, N.C., or the track -- High Rock Raceway -- that is being built there. But you will, writes Ryan McGee.

Updated: April 21, 2008, 2:09 AM ET
By Ryan McGee | ESPN The Magazine

Elliott Forbes-Robinson has a problem.

Forget for a moment that the two-time 24 Hours of Daytona champion is standing in ankle-high mud and that his jacket is covered in pollen and burrs, compliments of a surrounding forest so thick it swallows light and sound. And forget that, living racing legend or not, no one's entirely sure how he's going to get his Gator 4x4 back to the office.

Right now, EFR has only one concern on his mind.

"That drop-off ...

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