Take a virtual tour of the abandoned Tulsa Speedway in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was once a thriving and busy track until it closed permanently back in the mid-2000s. I remember going there a few times when I was a kid and it was always a great time. The stands were full, and fans from all over would come to watch the races.
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The Tulsa Speedway was originally located at the Tulsa Fairgrounds but moved in 1985 to its current location on North Highway 75. It was a popular place and race fans and drivers from all over the state and country would come to the Tulsa Speedway for some of the best dirt track racing around until it closed back in 2005.
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The drone footage in the video above along with the classic vintage video clips from years past, from the looks of it the eighties, makes me miss the old speedway. It's sad that it closed down and is now just an empty space, just a shell of what it once was. I have great memories of going there as a kid and always looked forward to it. I wonder how many drivers got their start there and how many fans were born there.
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After the ownership changed repeatedly over the years it fell into disrepair and was ultimately shut down. Luckily for us, the New Tulsa Speedway was opened and is now carrying on the tradition. If circle track and dirt isn't your thing there's also the Tulsa Raceway Park which features some of the very best in drag racing.
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So while I miss the old Tulsa Speedway and it's sad that it closed and is now abandoned, at least we have the New Tulsa Speedway and the Tulsa Raceway Park. Both are keeping the racing tradition alive and well in Oklahoma. From circle to flat tracks, and from dirt to concrete, we've got you're racing "wants" covered in OK.
Top 10 terrifying towns & creepy cities in Oklahoma
While Oklahoma is well known for its beauty and friendly people there are a few places in the Sooner State you'll want to avoid. These are the most terrifying towns and scary cities in the state. It's not that they're bad places, or plagued with crime and other negative factors. The towns and cities below have one single thing in common. They all have active paranormal and supernatural phenomenons. From ghost stories to urban legends and tragic tales. A lot of these places are well known to those who live in Oklahoma and even all over the nation. If you're looking to get scared or do a little ghost hunting you can start with the list below.
The Top 5 most frightening Oklahoma myths & monsters
These five frightening Oklahoma myths and monsters will keep you up at night. We're talking about pure nightmare fuel. No matter what you believe or where you live you aren't safe from these legendary fiends of absolute terror. You can find these sinister creatures in the deep woods, lakes, and even within city limits across the Sooner State. Even your home isn't safe from these monstrous beasts. If you've lived here for a while you may have heard of some, maybe even all of these mythological and supernatural monsters below.
Lake Altus-Lugert and SWOK's Underwater Ghost Town
Like most rare things, conditions have to be just right to see one of Oklahoma's hidden gems. In years of good and average rainfall, the lost town of Lugert stays buried beneath the waves... but in dry years, especially those stricken by drought, you can walk around this pre-statehood townsite while enjoying one of Oklahoma's prettiest areas, Quartz Mountain State Park.
The Dreadful Downtown Hauntings of Lawton, OK.
When it comes to ghost tales and hauntings Lawton, Fort Sill has more than a few scary stories to tell. The most active hauntings and paranormal/supernatural occurrences that have been reported seem to be centered around downtown Lawton. If you've lived here a while I'm sure you've heard a few of these terrifying tales yourself. If not check out the photo gallery below of the dreadful downtown hauntings of Lawton, OK.