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Tulsa Speedway Announces Operational Changes, Track Upgrades

Tulsa Speedway, the quarter-mile dirt oval dirt track based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has announced co-owner Keith Haney has taken over daily operations of the facility as they seek a new general manager.  Haney and co-owner Todd Martin have announced several improvements to the track, including plans to construct a new building with an office complex,

10th Annual Race Track Business Conference Set for PRI 2021

National Speedway Directory has announced that the 2021 Race Track Business Conference (RTBC) will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, as part of the PRI Trade Show’s Race Industry Week leading up to the PRI Show on December 9–11, 2021.  The RTBC focuses on cutting-edge presentations about the current status of motorsports. It allows attendees to

Milan Dragway Up For Sale

Milan Dragway, the 136-acre motorsports facility featuring a 1/4-mile NHRA-sanctioned drag strip in Michigan, is for sale. The facility has been placed in receivership and a Monroe County Circuit Court judge has appointed David Findling, a Royal Oak lawyer, to find a buyer and go through a judicial review to close the deal. Findling has reported

Mississippi Raceway Park to Open in 2023

Gerard Hansen, an automotive historian and motorsports professional, has announced a new motorsports facility based in Petal, MS, just outside of Hattiesburg. The primary purpose of building the new facility is to develop tomorrow’s racing champions. “Mississippi Raceway Park will bring national exposure, provide recreation and create jobs,” track officials stated. “[It] has the potential of

North Carolina Proposes $30M for Motorsports Use

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has shared his recommendations on the American Rescue Plan (ARP), the $5.7 billion federal program designed to invest in the state following the global pandemic. The plan would allocate $30 million to the state’s race tracks, divided between Rockingham Speedway and Entertainment Complex, and the Speedway Motorsports-owned Charlotte Motor Speedway

NHRA and Capital City Motorsports Park Sign Agreement

Capital City Motorsports Park has signed on as the newest NHRA member track in the NHRA Southeast Division. Located in Montgomery, AL, Capital City Motorsports Park is overseen by owner Ben Willis.  “We are proud to put Montgomery back on the map and rebuild a solid relationship with NHRA Division 2,” said Willis. Capital City Motorsports Park

Casper Speedway Under New Management

Casper Speedway, the ½-mile dirt oval based in Casper, WY, has a new management team for the 2021 season. Casper Mountain Racers Association has signed a three-year lease (with the option to renew) with the city of Casper, the current owners of the facility.   Headed by the new track president and promoter, Chris McAuley,

I-75 Raceway Under New Ownership

Shannon and Denise Littleton, along with Ken Brewster, have taken ownership of I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater, TN. The group has purchased the 1/3-mile dirt track from longtime owners and operators Tim and Angie Kyle.  “We cannot wait to watch them take I-75 to a new level. You’ll still see the same smiling faces as you

Utica-Rome Speedway Listed For Sale

Utica-Rome Speedway, the historic, 1/2-mile clay oval in Central New York, has been listed for sale. Located in Vernon, New York, the multi-use facility sits on over 100 acres of land and regularly features DIRTcar Racing, Super DIRTcar Series, Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints, Ollie’s Bargain All Star Circuit of Champions, and more series.  Current

Humberstone Speedway Under New Ownership

Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada, will resume operations in 2021 with new ownership. Local business owner and engine builder Terry Vince will take over as the new owner and track promoter of the 3/8-mile clay oval track.   Vince is the owner of Competition Speed Supply and CSR Engines (Competition Speed Racing Engines).

Port City Raceway Has New Ownership

In a partnership with car owner Kevin Rudeen, Shane Stewart is now the new owner of Port City Raceway. The premier micro sprint race track in Tulsa, OK was first opened in 1974. Stewart, a veteran sprint car driver, will retire from competition to focus on the new role.  “I felt like it was a

LaSalle Speedway for Sale in Illinois

LaSalle Speedway, located in LaSalle, Illinois, is for sale at $2.0 million. The near 56-acre facility is located 90 miles west of Chicago and 80 miles east of Davenport, Iowa.