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Source: Tom Orvis
Mount Clemens Race track was located on the north side of North River Road, just west of I-94 on the site where Gibraltar Trade Center stands today. I’m not sure exactly what year the racetrack closed. In the early 80’s, a friend of mine owned and drove a street stock car on the quarter mile track and I participated as the car’s mechanic in the pits.
Some other friends raced in the half-mile events there too. Some of the old timers there used to tell us about the races on the old figure-8 track, which sounded pretty dangerous! That old figure-8 track was still there in the 1980’s, but the event itself had been discontinued long before we arrived.