Auto Racing

Whether you love the heart-pounding thunder of a Pro dragster roaring down the quarter mile or the excitement of high performance stock cars battling their way around an oval track, Cocke County has a place for you.


Love the thunder of full throttle dragsters?  If so, then this is the place for you on Friday and Saturday nights.  An IHRA sanctioned track, it offers a point system to competitors, cash to Pro Class and Foot-Brake winners each week, electronic timing, and first-rate racing accommodations.

1323 Lewis Road
Newport, 37821

(423) 625-8375



Saturday night is race night at Newport Speedway.  This 4/10 asphalt oval offers five classes of racing: rookies, street stock, limited late models, late models, and road hogs-enduro/demolition racing.  The track offers plenty of seating with a great view of the track, and full concessions.  The gates open at 6:00, racing starts at 7:30 every Saturday evening during the season.

767 Industrial Road, Newport, 37821

Phone: (423) 623-2182