They got that right!
Fans settle in early
Wonder if the Charlotte track got the idea for condos from Columbus Speedway
The logo on the side of the Ryan Plaisance hauler
The covered weight scale in the infield
As you get closer to turn one the open area in front of the stands gets wider making more room for folding chairs.
These folks wanted to know all about LuvRacin and where I'd been. She thought she was leaning out of the picture, but I got her anyway.
Crate Late Models
Super Late model B-mains
Bill Cole runs Dixie Towing in New Hope, Mississippi
Dewaine Hottinger returns from his B-feature
#41 Bill Sudduth gets a lift back
Drivers greet the fans and return to their cars for the 100 lap feature.
A mess in turn three
#222 Mike Boland
#00 Freddie Smith
The check says $20,008, but I saw Chris get the $8 in cash...four $2 bills.
This is not Galveston..it's the fans suites at Columbus Speedway
The shanty town in turn one and two
Well I had four when I left.
#R25 RYAN PLAISANCE
RYAN and BLAZE
The announcing team is excellent.
hey kid, you've got France in your pants.
Front stretcxh seen from one of the sky boxes in turn one.
Crate Model Stock
Super Late Model feature
A crash begins in turn two.
Shane Clanton carries the flag during the National Anthem.
A little air time in the open wheel modified race.
All the suites are full and the feature is about to begin.
#3 James Wand
#12 Jamie Elam
Shane Clanton lead the first 94 laps...then blew a tire.
Chris seemed well rested after the 100 lapper on the Bullring at Columbus.
Pull right in, go up and watch the race.
A wide open infield gives loose cars somewhere to get straightened out..
Registration is one end of the concession stand in the pits.
the Plaisance team
Womens work is never done.
Plenty of choices for seating
The scoring tower
This is the darkest dirt I've seen in Dixie.
BRAD puts on a nights worth of tear offs.
Front stretch fans
One of the B-main race line ups.
The wounded are pulled from the battle field.
A modified heat lines up.
The feature event late model drivers.
The four abreast salute.
#86 Kyle Beard
#51 Dean Carpenter
#65 Dewaine Hottinger
#41 Brad Neat
CHRIS WALL wins the Magnolia State race. Chad lead the last 5 laps after Shane Clamton blew a tire.
The Speedways sky boxes on the main straight.
#12 Lucas Lee crate class
Even from here I can tell that's "The Southern Gentelman" Freddy Smith.
RYAN, TRACY and their son BLAZE
Steep banked turns make this bullring a little Bristol!
Flagman brings his tools to the office
The track has a lot of reqular visitors and the season starts early and ends late.
The banking in turn two
The nights line ups.
**click on them to enlarge photo**
Still watering as the cars hot lap.
My new friend Bill Cole invited me to watch the races from his suite in turn two.
Sat up here with Bill Cole and Coy Mitchell in their suites. Southern hospitality is aliver and well in Columbus Mississippi.
#56 Johnathan Rowan is helped back
Drivers wait to be introduced.
#16 Steven Ashby
#41 Brad Neat
#6 Scott Slay
#1 Danny Christian
#14 David Ashley
Chris does an imitation of Tony Stewart imitating Helio Castroneves imitating a monkey.