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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 6:30 pm    Post subject: Memphis Racing History FB page Reply with quote

Have not been able to do much work on the page due to family responsibilities.

Today I went through the page and modified the list of tracks to make it easier to read through the list so any missing tracks could be added to the list.

Drop by the page and read through the list and add any missed tracks to the list. Or add information to any of the listed tracks.

We have set a roughly 50-mile radius of downtown Memphis as the coverage area to be considered a Memphis area track.


MULTI TRACK COMPLEX
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Memphis Motor Sports Park 1987-present
Asphalt Oval 3/4 mile
Drag Strip 1/4 mile
Dirt track 1/2 mile
Dirt track 1/8 mile (kart)
Dirt track 3/8 mile
Dirt track 9/16 mile
Dirt track 1/4 mile
Road Course 1.8 mile
Super X track
Dirt Drag Strips
Rallycross

Lakeland International Raceway 1960-1979 (aka:
Shelby Country International Raceway)
Drag Strip 1/4 mile
Road Course 1.7 mile
Moto X

OVALS
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Riverside International Speedway 1950-Present 1/4 gumbo oval

Sardis Ms 1/4 dirt track

Independence Ms 1/4 dirt oval

Delta Bowl Speedway 1/3 mile

Hernando Speedway

Cotton Bowl Speedway 3/8 mile

Lakeland Speed Bowl 1960-1968
1/4 dirt/asphalt oval
Kart track infield

Tri-County Speedway 1912? Montgomery Park

Memphis Fairgrounds 1/2 mile 1914-1941,(no racing WW2), 1946-1953, 1/4 mile 1952-1953

American Legion Speedway aka: American Legion Bowl 1/4 dirt oval 1949-1950

Memphis-Arkansas Speedway 1954-1957
1.5 mile dirt oval,
1/4 mile dirt oval (in infield)

Memphis Drivers Club Track 1913? 1 mile oval



DRAG STRIP
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Collierville Drag Strip 1/4 mile

Byhalia Drag Strip 1/8 mile

Holly Springs Dragway


ROAD COURSE
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Millington Naval Air Base SCCA rallies


KART TRACKS
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Coyote Run Arena Mason Tn indoor kart track

Atoka Speedway 1/8 mile dirt Kart track

Eagle's Nest 1/8 mile dirt Hornlake, Ms 2015-present

Autobahn Indoor Speedway & Events

Independence Ms Silver Eagle Kart Track

Oakville, 1/8 dirt oval, for Carts/Quarter Midgets.
Lamar/Shelby Dr

Dacosa Speedway 1/4 mile asphalt kart track

Arena Building Fairgrounds Kart track

Shelby Showcase Arena Kart track

Putt Putt fun and Games Kart track

Tunica Arena & Expo Center


MODEL/SLOT/RC TRACKS
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In-Line Speedway RC Racing Robinsonville Ms

Cherry Valley R/C Park Southaven Ms

Delta Raceway RC course


BIKE/MX
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Firestone MX (Frayser)

Byhalia MX

661 MX in Pontotoc

Dry Hill MX

Rose MX

Hidden Valley MX

Burnt Hill MX

Memphis Motocross Park Olive Branch Miss.

Shelby Farms BMX track



BOAT RACING
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Kilowatt lake Boat Races

Lakeland lake/Garner Lake Boat Races 1970

Mississippi/Wolf River Boat Races



MULTI PURPOSE ARENA
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Mid South Coliseum
Kart racing
Monster Trucks
Arena X

Pyramid
Arena X
Monster Trucks

Fed Ex Forum
Arena X
Monster X

Hodges Field 1/5 dirt oval 1937-1939 motorcycles, Midgets

Crump Stadium 1/4 oval 1946 karts


https://www.facebook.com/MemphisRacingHistory

UNLESS something happens before then. I will be in the backstretch stands this Saturday night, so if you have information to share drop by and we can bench race. Just look for an old short fat tired ugly guy.
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