Once The Fastest 1/2 Mile Racetrack in the World ~ Gone Forever

Once The Fastest 1/2 Mile Racetrack in the World
 

Jackson International Speedway in Clinton, Mississippi has some amazing history in the car racing world — it is sad to see it in this condition, however, but we’re glad it wasn’t bulldozed for a new shopping center.

This abandoned racetrack sits in the woods completely out of sight and forgotten. Only memories and a few pictures remain of this once popular racetrack.

Bobby Harrell put this place on the map with his 1970 world record lap time for 1/2 mile oval…