In Presidio, Amateur Drag Racing Is Back

The old track had fallen into disrepair, but with funding help form local businesses, the Presidio International Racing Club has fixed it up and brought the races back.

By Sally BeauvaisJuly 9, 2019 10:57 am, ,

From Marfa Public Radio:

It’s Saturday night in West Texas. On a stretch of land outside of the border town of Presidio, cars are lining up two-by-two behind a straight, quarter-mile racing strip illuminated by stadium lights.

A summer storm has just passed through the area, but the weather’s calmed. The sun’s going down on the surrounding mountains as families tailgate out of their truck beds, lined up along the concrete track.

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