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the right wall

 

 

Fairly sizable trees growing on the wrong side of the wall are a visual indicator of how long Lakeland International Raceway has lay dormant.

 

The opening in the wall at the foot of the hill provided access to the track for the ambulance.

Racing Head Service ad RHS, a long-time Memphis staple of speed parts advertised their numerous area locations here. In 2005 RHS, the outfit that spawned Competition Cams returns to the scene!.
Eddie's Speed Spot once located on bustling Summer Avenue. Eddie's Speed Spot ad
Bill Taylor's Transmissions ad Bill Taylor's Transmissions located on Brooks Road. It's still operating there today.
56 WHBQ Radio was a big supporter of this racetrack for many years.  This logo is near the startline.  The bright sunlight in this photo drowned out the yellow background. 56 WHBQ Radio

 

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL              August 5, 1968

Tragedy Mars Lakeland's Big Day
- Davis Proves Fastest of Racers
   Preston Davis had every reason to celebrate, but on such a tragic day the veteran Memphis drag racer was at a loss for words.

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