For the first time since 1971, the Madera Speedway will be getting a new look for its track.
The pavers put the final piece of asphalt down on the track Friday afternoon to complete the repavement of the Madera Speedway. This is just one part of the plan to showcase a better looking speedway.
“It’s something when I came and signed a contract in 2007 to promote the track, making the track look better was immediately on our to-do list,” said Kenny Shepherd, president of Short Track Management, LLC, which operates the speedway. “We wanted to improve the facility. We’ve been working our way to make it better.”
Shepherd said that repaving the speedway has been a long process, but it will help bring more people and money to Madera...