tuscola motorsports park re-opening???

Old 08-07-2009, 02:18 PM
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A friend just called and told me that he talked to the man that is supposed to have bought the old Lena , Ms. dragstrip..This track opened in 1997 and run until 2003 , it never had very good management and all the racers quit going , It is a real nice track and everyone in central Mississippi is hoping it will reopen and be run right so we will have a modern 1/4 mile track to go to. I sure hope this all true and not more rumors..
He says the planned opening date is March 2010.
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Nelson Hoyos

Motorsports Director/Chief Instructor

Driven2win Drag Racing School, LLC

954-962-0158 Office

561-644-8805 Cell

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.driven2windragracingschool.com
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Old 08-07-2009, 07:00 PM
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That was a good track, I was in finals of TEN to win race there and got #2 Later J.Smith 4621 racing :lol:
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Old 08-07-2009, 07:54 PM
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wow that is good if the news is correct, toyota built a plant here
in tx and they closed Alamo dragway and just tore it down, hoping
one day it would open again but they have since bulldozed the
strip already and made a parking lot, it was open since late 60's
to late 90's, big daddy, snowman, the snake, shirly, and john force
was driving for coke, they were here at one time, hope the strip
opens for you and remains open, nothing better than the smell
of rubber in the air :wink:
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Old 08-07-2009, 08:24 PM
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I have heard so many 'it's going to open' stories on this since it closed that I refuse to get my hopes up any more. I really wish they would as I was there for probably 85% of the races, from the first to the last. IF it is true, the 4:30's are going back in...
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Old 09-10-2009, 01:23 PM
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any news on the track being bought or is this just a anouther roumer .would be great if true. jim
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Old 09-10-2009, 01:36 PM
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Originally Posted by jsmith4115
any news on the track being bought or is this just a anouther roumer .would be great if true. jim
According to the owner, no money has changed hands yet...
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Old 09-10-2009, 02:06 PM
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i would like to see someone get that track open. it's only 40 minutes from the house. we had a lot of fun bracket racing there and runnered up in superstock at the ihra race there. but that the way it goes get a good thing and it goed bad. post any news you may hear. jim
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Old 09-14-2009, 06:28 PM
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Rode by there 2 weeks ago, dont see any progress but it would not take much to get it back in shape.
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Old 09-15-2009, 04:54 AM
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Originally Posted by signsbyesa
wow that is good if the news is correct, toyota built a plant here
in tx and they closed Alamo dragway and just tore it down, hoping
one day it would open again but they have since bulldozed the
strip already and made a parking lot, it was open since late 60's
to late 90's, big daddy, snowman, the snake, shirly, and john force
was driving for coke, they were here at one time, hope the strip
opens for you and remains open, nothing better than the smell
of rubber in the air :wink:

Never raced there, drove by once about 8 years ago, guess that was about the time it was going to close. Never heard anything about it since. R.I.P. Alamo

Guess I'm getting old and don't keep up with things anymore.
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