The home of former NASCAR driver, Jeremy Mayfield, will be set ablaze this weekend in a fire training exercise.
Last year, Mayfield was evicted from his home in Catawba County.
The new land owners do not want any part of the house, once worth more than a million dollars.
The seven-bedroom, seven-bathroom house has been stripped down and is ready for Saturday's controlled burn.
But Neighbors told CNN how beautiful it once looked.
"Back in the day, it looked pretty good. It was one of the best looking houses in the county and one of the biggest too," said Chris Shook.
The home is being burned down to take it off the tax rolls.
Mayfield was banned from racing and arrested for possession of meth and stolen property.
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