Thanks for your comment! I'll scan them and post when I stop by his house this week. I sought permission before I went I know quite a few people out in Aquasco and explained it was for a news article. There was no such thing as crotch rockets and boomboxes were not in style yet. This past weekend, employees filed out of the speedway for the final time. We think you might like
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My father used to race there back in the day. Hybrid Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode. The cars were required to run mufflers, and the increasing population grew agitated over the sounds of stock cars. Keep in mind the full min video is in high quality digital video. Races were well promoted only to see low turnout due to weather. My Dad knew Noel Hall.
Memories of Manassas: The Suburban Explosion and the End of the Beltway Racing Culture – racecom
If you've ever been to MDIR, you may have noticed that right behind the winner's circle near the starting line, there is a large canyon. Aquasco Speedway , no longer in operation, was the first quarter-mile dragstrip on the United States East Coast. Notify me when there are new discussions. The site was sold for the New Carrollton housing development. The track is located next to Dragway and still is used as a cart track. Muldowney won her first major event, the International Hot Rod Association Southern Nationals, from to , she teamed up with Kalitta, competing in match races as the Bounty Hunter and Bounty Huntress. The noise levels were quite high, even with the sound wall.
Aquasco Speedway sits in Aquasco, Maryland , untouched and unvandalized, the track was shut down in the s. Here is a pic of lakeland in the 70's. There was a pretty large thread on yellow bullet with some great then and now photos. The drag racing culture would survive. Fairchild Road Race Course.