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3 Cool Racetracks to Visit in Arkansas

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Arkansas is home to many speedways and racetracks to test your skills on. But if you just want to view some professionals tear up the dirt, you can find that in the state as well. Check out three of the coolest racetracks to visit in Arkansas.

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Diamond Park Speedway

Cost of Admission: Variable depending on event

Location: 1468 AR-27, Nashville, AR 71852

Types of Events: Classes for Factory Stock, FWD 4 Cylinders, Modifieds, Mod-Lites, Pure Stock, Street Stock

Rules: No refunds; additional rules can be found here

Diamond Park Speedway is a convenient racetrack that features grab-and-go food, beverages, and more. It is touted as Arkansas’ Premier Red Clay Facility and is located between Murfreesboro and Nashville. Not only does the speedway host races, it also has special events like fireworks displays and monster truck rallies.


Crawford County Speedway

Cost of Admission: Variable depending on event, seating location

Location: 6823-6853 AR-59, Van Buren, AR 72956

Types of Events: FWD, Modified, Mini-Stock, Pure Stock, Grand Nationals

Rules: Can be found here for download

At Crawford County Speedway in Van Buren, you can enjoy stock car racing every Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. from March through September. Featuring a variety of races, the speedway promises fun for the whole family.


Prescott Raceway

Cost of Admission: Variable depending on event

Location: 5121 AR-53, Prescott, AR 71857

Types of Events: IHRA Summit SuperSeries, Outlaws, Drag Racing

Rules: Available here

Prescott Raceway is most notable for its drag racing on Saturday nights. Offering varying prize amounts, many head out to see a variety of modified vehicles race down the strip. Occasionally, the raceway hosts special events like the IHRA Ironman Classic and its Thanksgiving Triple 7K.


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