Lakeland Raceway

James Norman

The Commercial Appeal

Drag Racing’s ‘World Series’ To Keep Shelby Track Moving The National Hot Rod Association will spin its World Championship tires at Shelby County International Raceway this weekend. “It’s the World Series of drag racing,” says Lelan Stanton, SCIR’s new general manager. “All of the top names in racing will be here.” The event is NHRA’s …

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The Old Days

Two-Lane Blacktop is here! Click here to see Lakeland International Raceway scenes from the movie. Admission Ticket – Thanks Pat Toomey! Two-Lane Blacktop – See scenes that were shot at Lakeland International Raceway. My First Time – Read 2002 IHRA Top Fuel Champion Clay Millican’s memories of the first drag race that he can remember. …

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Collierville Dragway

Although named after Collierville, a Memphis area suburb, the dragstrip was actually located in Marshall County, Mississippi about a mile past the state line. It backs up within feet of Highway 72. Click the satellite photo for a full size view that points out the dragstrip. Click for full size view. Collierville Dragway Not being …

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Two Lane Blacktop

News! Two-Lane ’55 Returns to Lakeland: Click here and check it out! “I work for these boys, I’m their manager. We race that 55 Chevy sittin’ outside. We heard there’s a good race track down around Memphis.”, GTO (Warren Oates) Traversing the old Memphis-Arkansas Bridge over the mighty Mississippi River. Dig the daisies on the …

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