Here are some pictures of Florence Speedway in the aftermath of the Blizzard of 08. These pictures were taken on March 8th, 2008. Remember, this is two weeks before the scheduled start of the 2008 season!

 

 
 
 

Turn 1 from the main grandstands

 
Front and back stretches
 
Turn 4
 
Main parking lot
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main parking lot
 
Main grandstands
 
This is the stairwell to the tower in the main grandstands
 
Snow on the grandstand seats
 
 
 
 
 
 
The snow on the seats is 10" deep
 
The stairs heading up to the flag stand
 
Main concession area
 
Snow drifts near main concession
 
 
 
 
 
 
Snow mounded on the pop machine
 
Another pop machine snowed in
 
Notice the snow hanging off the roof
 
This is a shot of the pits from the pit gate
 
 
 
 
 
 
Snow drifts around the pit gate area
 
The snow is 16" deep in a lot of areas
 
My ride for this photo tour
 
A little deeper and it wouldn't have made it
 
 
 
 
 
 
I don't think we'll need these today
 
You can hardly tell that there is a row of earth mover tires there
 
I think that pack truck will be staying there a while
 
Coming off 4 the snow is mounded over the wall
 
 
 
 
 
 
it is 30+ inches in this area
 
The snow is mounded over the wall in turn 1 as well
 
Its the same in turn 2
 
You can see the snow drifted down the backstretch
 
       
 
       
The snow is literally knee deep