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This article was published 9/8/2013 (1148 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
They call it The Fastest Sport on the Prairies — and who can argue with that? Throughout the summer on Monday and Thursday evenings, the call of the (gasoline-fueled) wild draws hundreds of competitors and fans to the the Red River Co-op Speedway just south of Winnipeg on Highway 75. The track celebrated its 40th anniversary on July 31, demonstrating that, for many, there is no better way to end a long, tranquil August evening than with the roar of stock cars and the flash of the finish-line flag. Photos by Phil Hossack.