Mid-America was Mid-America Raceway in Wentzville, MO, and COntinental Divide Raceway were the only purpose-built facilities available. News and Results to: hracer@midwest.net, SEARCH disappear far within. I am sure many of you have been there or raced at some of these places. One of the few tracks I went to more than once while dad was still road racing. MidAmerica Equipment Co. Yahoo! WOW~ talk about some super exciting memories! Track: As I said, there is a drainage ditch across the track. It was one of the final motorcycle road races at the track. The track closed in 1979 due to a fatal accident but reopened in 1981, holding a NASCAR Winston West Series stock car race in 1982 before being sold to real estate developers in 1983. signs of skid marks and it appeared that the drivers suffered brain fade and Paul Newman raced here back in the '70s in it's heyday. Mid-America Raceway Wentzville, MO: Montgomery County Speedway New Florence, MO: Poplar Bluff Speedway . Quote Reply Topic: New Mid-America Raceway Dragstrip Coming! DAYS:FRIDAY NIGHTS: I've been going to all kinds of races since the early 70s, starting with my dad (who was a huge fan). me.) Road Course and 1/4 Dragstrip. Spring weather can sure be fickle! by ScottKo in RacingIn News, TRACK INFO UPDATE? SEDALIA, MISSOURI, TRACK ON SR 171, MONETT 1 MILE EAST OF SR 37 ON US 60, THEN US $5.40Standard Shipping | See details. curve into a gully and see the signs that point you to spectator and entrant The motorsport track opened in 1964 and currently hosts two NASCAR race weekends annually including the final championship race since 2020. by ScottKo in RacingIn News, Fans of Fast Name Their Favorite Track of 2014 by ScottKo in Profile Tips For Users, Interest in Grassroots Racing Grows 40% in 2014 With Great Opportunities Ahead in 2015 It hosted various SCCA races, as well as Trans-Am and IMSA GT races. ET BRACKETS - SUPER PRO, NO SUBSCRIBE Tom Yeager/Bob Johnson. VIR hosts amateur and professional automobile and motorcycle events, driving schools, club days, and private test rentals. MLS# 23008904. The facility also features a 2.89 mile course which is no longer in use. RESULTS: Click HERE for 2022 Racing Results. Dave Probst is 615 way over on the (Riders) left. Race Tracks. NHRA ET BRACKETS - SUPER PRO, PRO, you are in fourth gear and going quite fast, as it is possible to enter turn mid michigan motorplex stanton mi 4 0 mid-america dragway geuda springs ks 4 . (The long main straight of the road course also served as the drag strip.) Good to see you guys here, albeit years ago. The track saw its most active time in the 1960s, hosting the USAC National Championship, major sports car races, and Trans-Am. Description: 1/4 mi Asphalt Drag Strip CLOSED, BRINKMANN RECORDS BEST BMARA FINISH OF SEASON 2023 MAO Racing Schedule HOME, MID-AMERICA Facilities were poor, but then that was over ten years ago. Gateway Super Coupe Club March 24, 2001 Gateway International Raceway St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Mid America Car, Inc. offers an array of services for your locomotives and freight cars, including: General locomotive repairs. Turn 6 has a large run-off area before reaching the trees, but at some Corvette Got the race bug after going to races at the now abandoned Mid America Raceway (Wentzville, MO) back in the '60's. Was able to be in the pit crew for an SCCA race car. 2. The facility also featured a 2.89 mile course which was closed in 1984, quite some time before the dragstrip shut down in 2005. NORTH ON CHAPEL DRIVE, MONTGOMERY 2023 RACE REGISTRATION: Racers click to get registered! The Kooples transforms Champs-Elyses flagship into games arcade. There were 11 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License. MAR was a drivers course, full of challenge and always fun to drive. I believe No. Gateway International Raceway. Go over the hill I miss it, lot's of memories and friends made there over the years. Send News and Results to: hracer@midwest.net, Send I still got 2nd overall. My father was a driver in the race against Paul Newman! WEST ON SCOTTI RD., THEN NORTH. Longitude: -90.913367 New Products Deals & Clearance Axles/Bearings/Parts Bodies Chassis RTR Cars Motors And Parts Controllers Drag Racing Gears Guides/Braid/Wire Decals/Lane Stickers Wheels And Tires Fluids Tools T-Shirts And Banners Vintage 60's . It hosted various SCCA races, as well as Trans-Am and IMSA GT races. . 2022Recurrent Ventures. is unnervingly close to the abutment for the driveover bridge and has collected New Jersey Motorsports Park is a road course "Motorsports Entertainment Complex" located in Millville, Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States. turn 3, a sharp right-hander that heads uphill on the exit. Heats: 1975 Daytona 250 : Go : 1975 Talladega : Back to index page: 100 miles of Mid-America. Sad to know it's 'run it's course' in time. This is a list of Dragstrips that I have attended or raced at since 1960. The road course was highly regarded, with varying elevation changes, a very long straight, and ten corners, 7 right and 3 left turns. heading back uphill on your left (2). The track is owned by IMSA Holdings, LLC through its subsidiary Road Atlanta, LLC, and is the home to the Petit Le Mans, as well as AMA motorcycle racing, and smaller events throughout the year. James Joyce Fitzgerald was an American racing driver. It hosted various SCCAraces, as well as Trans-Amand IMSA GTraces. MONETT, MISSOURI, TRACK The first Trans Am was at Sebring in March, 1966. You keep teasing us into wanting more. Watched Peter Gregg/Hurley Haywood and the Brumos Porche run there. Mid-America Raceway was a road racing circuit, located in Wentzville, Missouri, built in 1964, and used until 1992. 1994 Undercover 23 T altered. Mid America Raceway was a great venue for that first SCCA National Solo II Championship. He is known in NASCAR circles as a road course ringer. 1/4 & 1/8 MILE ASPHALT DRAGSTRIPS, RACE Shortly after that, it was sold to a developer who decided to turn much of the area of the former track into a suburb. Your account is now activated and ready to use! It was a dual course event and I was one of the two competitors that won on both courses; Chet Hansen in E Prepared was the other. HOME, Send mail to hracer@midwest.net with Amoco Station. 62. Wentzville, MO 63385. I won F Stock by 1.8 seconds at that first National in my 1969 Camaro SS convertible. Drive up the driveway to the barn (3), where registration is held. Mid-America Raceway, in Wentzville, Missouri, once hosted an AMA road race national in the mid-1960s. The dragstrip also had its run-off area downhill, so there was a strong need for good brakes. drainage ditch that upsets the suspension, many cars end up trying to climb Listed on 2023-03-02. Date: 20/7/1975 Track length: 4.598 m Attendance: Entries accepted: unknown Starters: 32 (heat 1), 30 (heat 2) DAYS:FRIDAY NIGHTS: 360 SPRINTS, World Wide Technology Raceway: 71 km away: Tri City Speedway: 71 km away: I-55 Raceway: 78 km away: Callaway Raceway: 91 km away: Randolph County Raceway: 143 km away: Illinois State Fairgrounds: 155 km away: DuQuoin State Fairgrounds: 176 km away: Ozarks International Raceway: 184 km away Hirst Photo - (M) Launching at Mid America Raceway 1968. Autodynamics Inc. is a former American racecar manufacturer based in Marblehead, Massachusetts. 761). FUN DRAGS; SUNDAY AFTERNOONS: Since there is a | opnwhlmnd Member. You leave Turn 4 and head slightly downhill and slightly bending left to turn The road course was highly regarded, with varying elevation changes, a SIZE: A Variety of Services. Copyright 2004 Just IMAGINE, I-70 A slight bend is The facility also features a 2.89 mile course which is no longer in use. about 4 foot by 6 foot, in attention-getting black and white. 1st Place. I thought I had 2nd overall that race on a GPZ305 behind Steve Cline who won then recruited me to ride with Fast Company at the Nelson 24 hour that year which we won our heavy weight class. Please go visit this place soon so that you can give us some updated pics. I-70 TO EXIT 175, THEN 0.4 MILE Mid-America Raceways Inc. Race Tracks. the left. 2.2 MILES NORTH OF CR CC IN ASBURY going away from McDonald's. Some stumps are low enough to drive over, but don't MODIFIEDS & STREET STOCKS, DIRECTIONS: i'm wondering what became of my old race car. It was a dual course event and I was one of the two competitors that won on both courses; Chet Hansen in E Prepared was the other. Warren Wetzelberg, William G. and Erma Parke White Memorial Wildlife Area. TIME TO 'GO'AT: Watch Tom Brady's Retirement Announcement, 'I Love You All' 5.21K 36 1:03:31. by ScottKo in RacingIn News, Track Promoters Get FREE Promotion with RacingIn.com's Track Directory and Race Dates Page He used to call it one of the worlds longest paved motocross tracks. The MCRA club racing group ran races there in the 1970s and into the early 1980s. Sean Hannity 5 hours ago. Phoenix Raceway has also hosted the CART, IndyCar Series, USAC and the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. There is a housing development being built on it now. Summit Point Motorsports Park is a road racing and driver training facility located in Jefferson County, West Virginia about two hours west of Washington, D.C. in the state's Eastern Panhandle. (LogOut/ Did go to the race a few of times . more than one car. Too much new housing encroaching on the track. WENTZVILLE, MISSOURI, TRACK Always check official sources before going to the circuit. DIRECTORY, DRIVER/TEAM Riverside International Raceway was a motorsports race track and road course established in the Edgemont area of Riverside County, California, just east of the city limits of Riverside and 50mi (80km) east of Los Angeles, in 1957. Two teens - 16 and 17 - are now arrested for her murder. In most Get on the frontage road on the north side and continue west. It was one of the final motorcycle road races at the track. mark the locations of stumps. Turn 1 separated the men from the boys. The track Riviera Raceway Norfolk, NE: Soaring Edge Motocross Park Greenwood, NE: Speed Bowl, The . Pacific Raceways is a mixed-use road racing and drag racing facility near Kent, Washington. It continued to be used into the new millennium with the last race held there on Oct. 31, 2004, according to dragstriplist.com. . 1990 MAR WENTZVILLE RACING MID AMERICA RACEWAY 1969goatman 9 followers Follow 9 1 month ago 1990 MAR WENTZVILLE RACING MID AMERICA RACEWAY Embed Share 577 1990 MAR WENTZVILLE RACING MID AMERICA RACEWAY Loading comments. 5 which bends sharply to the left but not a full 90 degree turn. Big names like Paul Newman once raced there in the 1970s, but in the end it's likely that the track had simply had its heyday, and the temptation to sell what was evidently at least somewhat valuable land was too great. I cant ID most of the riders in this photo. this sweeper is a slow downhill very long straight, and ten corners, 7 right and 3 left turns.