Manzanita Speedway race tracks closing after being sold

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Manzanita Speedway race tracks sold

PHOENIX - One of the nation's most famous race tracks is closing its doors in just a few weeks.

Manzanita Speedway at 35th Avenue and Broadway has been sold. The buyer plans on leveling the dirt race track that has been around since 1951.

All of racings' biggest names have raced at the famous track so you would bet that many drivers are upset that the race track is shutting down.

The owners have bought the rights to the Manzanita name and hope they can find a new home for the track.

The track will see its last race on April 11.