GLEN JEAN, WV (WVNS) — Gov. Jim Justice announced a major event returning to southern West Virginia.
On Thursday, May 6, 2021, Justice joined state and local leaders at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in Fayette County. The Governor announced that GMCC Racing would return to the Summit for the 2021 Adventure On! Freedom Fest on Sept. 10-12, 2021.
Justice also said that the National Hunting and Fishing Days will be held at the Summit the same weekend. There will be competitions, including a motor cross race and a fish and game show.
Officials said they expect it to generate a significant amount of money into the local economy in southern West Virginia.
Gov. Justice said they will pay tribute to first responders during the weekend to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
GMCC Racing is based in Morgantown, WV. Officials said thousands of families participate every weekend in their motorsports across the country.