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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.

The track has been inactive for several years, but was recently purchased by a youtube star/auto enthusiast. What kinds of events will be held and future branding are unclear.

New: 2005-01-30  Last Updated: 2020-02-04

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Elevation: 70 feet Latitude: 27.465375 Longitude: -82.324945 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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From I-75, go east 9 miles on State Road 64.


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