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The Possum Town Grand Prix Roars to Life at The Mag on Thanksgiving Weekend
Cliburn Tank Lines Possum Town Grand Prix Set for November 28-30, 2019

Columbus, Mississippi (10/18/19) – The Cliburn Tank Lines Possum Town Grand Prix will come to life on November 28-30, 2019 at Magnolia Motor Speedway. The event will be headlined by the Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series competing for $2,000-To-Win on Friday,  November 29, while the touring drivers will compete for $3,000-To-Win on Saturday, November 30.

Joining in on the fun will be the Mississippi Street Stock Series (MSSS) Street Stocks competing for $2,000-To-Win along with the We Buy Junk Cars Factory Stock Series racing for $1,000-To-Win and the Late Model Sportsman chasing a $1,200 top prize.

For the first time in several years, Super Late Models are back on the schedule. The ground-pounding hot rods will join the festivities on Saturday as they battle for a $3,000 top prize.

The Hot Shot division will also be in action on Saturday night only and their payout will be determined by car count. The pay scale is as follows: $200-To-Win (up to 9 Cars), $300-To-Win (10-15 Cars) or $500-To-Win. (16 plus Cars.)

Last but not least the Durrence Layne Modifieds are set to make their 2019 debut at Magnolia Motor Speedway with a Saturday-only program that pays $600 to the winner. The always popular Old Timers Race is also scheduled for Saturday and will take place at 3:00 p.m.

The Thanksgiving weekend tradition opens with an Open Practice Session on Thursday, November 28th with an Open Practice Session from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Action kicks into high gear on Friday, November 29  with a complete $2,000-to-win, Durrence Layne Late Models program. In addition the MSSS Street Stocks will qualify and run heat races, while Factory Stocks and Late Model Sportsman will run heat races as well.

The weekend draws to a close on Saturday night with a complete $3,000-To-Win, Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series event along with complete shows for Super Late Models, Hot Shots, and Durrence Layne Modifieds. B-Mains and features are also scheduled for Factory Stocks, Late Model Sportsman, and MSSS Street Stocks.

Old Timers Race Saturday November 30 Meet and Greet 2:00 p.m.; Race at 3 p.m.


Thursday Night Open Practice (6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
Thursday Practice Pit Admission $20, Kids 6-10yr $10, Kids 5 and Under Free.
Thursday Grandstands Admission Free.

Friday (Drivers Meeting at 2:00 p.m.; Racing at 3:00 p.m.)
FridayPit Admission $35, Kids 6-10yr $25, Kids 5 and Under Free.
Friday Grandstands Admission $15, Kids 10 and Under Free.

Saturday (Drivers Meeting at 2:00 p.m.; Racing at 3:00 p.m.)
Saturday Pit Admission $35, Kids 6-10yr $25, Kids 5 and Under Free.
Saturday Grandstands Admission $20, Kids 10 and Under Free.

Magnolia Motor Speedway Welcomes New Class Sponsors for 2019

Columbus, Mississippi – With the 2019 season rapidly approaching, Magnolia Motor Speedway is proud to welcome a trio of new class sponsors on board.

Glenn’s BBQ and Fish is now the title sponsor for the Late Model Sportsman class, while Ranch House Diner is the title sponsor for the Factory Stock division. Last but not least, Three Star Tire and Auto is the new title sponsor for the Street Stock class.

“All three of these companies are locally-owned businesses, and it’s really cool to see them stepping up to support Magnolia Motor Speedway in a major way,” promoter Johnny Stokes said. “We are really excited for this season and having new marketing partners come on board makes it even more exciting.”

Glenn’s BBQ & Fish is located in Columbus, Mississippi. Its owner, Glenn Baldwin has been in the restaurant/catering business for over 20 years. He’s been around racing his whole life. He also owns and drives an entry in the Factory Stock Class.

Columbus, Mississippi’s Ranch House Diner was founded circa 1946. Since then it’s become a staple of the area and is currently owned by Jim and Bethany Plowman. Bethany grew up just one mile from Columbus Speedway, and regularly watched her dad (Barry Honeycutt) and her brother (David Honeycutt) race. The restaurant specializes in southern food and offers a buffet. It’s known as the place, “where the locals eat.”

Three Star Tire and Auto is located in Columbus, Mississippi and is led by Melvin Murphy. Melvin is a regular at the race track and regularly provides great drone footage of the facility. He’s been in the automotive business for more than 20 years. The company is a full-service auto maintenance and auto repair shop offering expert technicians, quick service and great customer service.

For more information on any 2019 event, please call Johnny Stokes at 662-574-2572 or the Track at 662-240-3478 or visit or check us out on Facebook and Twitter @TheMagSpeedway .

2019 Magnolia Motor Speedway Preliminary Schedule Posted

Columbus, Mississippi (01/08/19) - Magnolia Motor Speedway has posted the Preliminary Schedule for the 2019 season. Visit the Events page to view it.

Cliburn Tank Lines
Possum Town Grand Prix

November 28-30