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Desoto Speedway

Desoto Speedway is a 3/8 mile paved oval with a figure 8, and a 1/4 mile paved kart oval, located near Bradenton, Florida. The Bradenton Motorsports Park dragstrip is adjacent to the Desoto facility.

New: 2005-01-30  Last Updated: 2015-05-11

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Elevation: 70 feet Latitude: 27.465375 Longitude: -82.324945 GPS: N 27 27.9225, W 82 19.4967 Time zone: EST/EDT (-0500/-0400)

Historical Note

The oval opened in 1978. The 3/8 mile figure 8 opened around 1985. The opening date for the smaller figure 8 is uncertain. The track has also operated as DeSoto Memorial Speedway, Desoto Super Speedway and Tom Stimus' DeSoto Speedway.


Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 195. Order from National Speedway Directory

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Desoto Speedway
21050 SR 64
Bradenton, FL 34202


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