ozens of short tracks and paved drag strips racing everything from stock cars to lawn mowers to motorcycles have come and gone over a span of almost 100 years across our region, and some still hold events each week in front of thousands of fans and competitors.
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Caruthersville Speedway | 1988
Racing returned to Pemiscot County with the new Caruthersville Speedway's debut event Friday, July 15. Arkansas' Dicky Jackson topped the program by winning the feature for Super Stocks. Racing continued on Fridays into October.
Super Stocks: 1. Dicky Jackson, 2. James Satterfield, 3. John Barnett.
Hobby Stocks: 1. Randy Tomlin, 2. Pete King, 3. Emmett Groves.