Exciting Dirt Track Racing is Coming to Canton Texas in 2019!
Canton, TX (12/25/18) by DarinShort.com. At the epicenter of the 1980's rebirth to the modern Deep Ellum scene in downtown Dallas, Texas, Russell Hobbs has been at the forefront of it all, by creating, launching and operating businesses such as Theatre Gallery, The Prophet Bar and The Door. And today, Russell is proud to announce his latest venture, Buffalo Creek Speedway in Canton, Texas.
Located on Hobbs' existing property containing the Buffalo Creek MX Park, Buffalo Creek Speedway will offer exciting short track racing on the 1/4 mile progressive-banked dirt oval throughout the upcoming 2019 racing season.
Hobbs comments: “As a kid, my dad would take me to the Old Devil's Bowl Speedway in Dallas for races, and I was hooked for life. I enjoyed every aspect of the experience, from the on-track action, the crowd and fun food at the concession stand. I've always wanted to build a track where everyone could go enjoy themselves and their family - as I did in my childhood. I'm excited to see this project develop into reality.”
Buffalo Creek Speedway is located at 10180 State Highway 19 in Canton and is very easy to get to. Just take the Hwy 19 exit from either direction off I-20 in Canton, then head north approximately four miles and the track entrance will be on the west (left)side of the road. It is also just a short 10-minute drive from the popular First Monday Trade Days in Canton. From Hwy 80, just exit South on Hwy 19 and go three miles south and you will see the track entrance on the West (right) side of the higway.
Several special events are being planned at Buffalo Creek Speedway on First Monday Trade Days weekends. The track location also helps explain the website address of www.BCS19.com , as BCS is the acronym for Buffalo Creek Speedway, and the 19 refers to the highway it's located on. The domain name www.BuffaloCreekSpeedway.com will also get you to the track website, but most people prefer shorter domain names – so the option is yours.
In the weeks to come, Buffalo Creek Speedway will announce a complete schedule of events for the 2019 racing season, but for now, we can release the following information:
BCS will be racing on Friday’s with Limited Modifieds, Factory Stocks and Front Wheel Drive 4-Cylinders; with divisions such as 600’s, Street Stocks, Modifieds – and more – to join in throughout the schedule. Those Friday schedule dates will be posted in the near future.
In addition to those Friday events, here are six calendar dates that are set for the 2019 BCS schedule:
Friday, March 29th - Opening Night, featuring Limited Modifieds, Street Stocks, Factory Stocks, FWD 4-Cylinders (again, we are not posting the full Friday schedule and their divisions right now. Plus we will have Open Practice events posted in the weeks to come.)
Saturday, May 4th – ‘Grand Opening Celebration 25’ featuring the NCRA 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits series, plus Limited Modifieds, Factory Stocks and FWD 4-Cyl.
Saturday, June 1st – ‘Summer Shootout 25’ featuring the NCRA 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits series, Southern Topless Modifieds (STEM) series, plus Limited Modifieds, Factory Stocks and FWD 4-Cyl.
Saturday, July 6th – ‘Firecracker 25’ featuring the NCRA 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits series, plus Limited Modifieds, Factory Stocks and FWD 4-Cyl.
Saturday, October 5th – ‘Fall Classic 25’ featuring the NCRA 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits series, plus Limited Modifieds, Factory Stocks and FWD 4-Cyl.
Saturday, October 26th – Southern Topless Modifieds (STEM) series, plus Limited Modifieds, Factory Stocks and FWD 4-Cyl. (Additional info/divisions TBA.)
Note the 5/4, 6/1, 7/6 and 10/5 dates coincide with First Monday Trade Days weekend, so people attending First Monday can also take in the racing action those nights at BCS.
We will also be updating the track Facebook page along the way. Please check back over the course of the next few weeks for more details, as they become available.
Buffalo Creek Speedway is looking forward to providing racers and fans a fun and exciting racing entertainment experience for 2019 and in the years to come!
For now, here are some track construction pictures taken in December 2019. We will let everyone know when they can come out and check out the progress. Open Practice dates will also be announced.