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Arkansas Ghost Tracks

List of Ghost tracks in Arkansas currently documented in Open Historical Map.

Memphis-Arkansas Speedway

Located west of West Memphis, Arkansas.

[Memphis-Arkansas Speedway]

This 1.5 mile high banked dirt oval operated from 1954 to 1957, and hosted a number of NASCAR Cup races. It failed due to insufficient funding.

Sources

Dates of operation are from Americas Speedways[1]. Location from Lost Race Tracks[2]. The track is still clearly visible in OSM Bing imagery and was traced from it.

References

  1. The History of America's Speedways: Past and Present, Alan Brown, 2003
  2. Lost Race Tracks: Treasures of Automobile Racing, Gordon Eliot White, Iconografix, 2002