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’s sad to see it in this condition, however, I’m also 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…

 
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