Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard tells local media outlets a vehicle crashed into a wall at around 4:45 p.m. on Friday.
Willard says the driver, 56-year-old Jackie Ward of Surfside Beach, was taken to a hospital, where he died at around 5:30 p.m.
An autopsy was scheduled for Saturday.
Officials say Ward was competing in the SELLM Challenger Feature Event. Track officials say he collided with another car before crashing into the wall.
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