The Monroe Motor Speedway is under caution, but race officials hope to see the green light by the end of the month.
The speedway is in bankruptcy and was nearly sold in March.
Today a volunteer spent most of the day cleaning up the track wanting to see the checkered flag.
Kenny Musgrove spent most of Good Friday giving back to the Monroe Motor Speedway.
"I’ve been going around picking up trash and cleaning the place up and empting the trash,” said Musgrove.
Musgrove says a little sweat is worth waiting on a sport he loves to be apart of.
“I Just love being around race cars and stuff,” said Musgrove.
worked for the
"I’m doing it voluntarily to get out here to get this track going,” said Musgrove.
says he hopes to be paid again one day, but for now he'll enjoy the thought of
seeing race cars in
Musgrove hopes his hard work and sweat outside the Monroe Motor Speedway pays off, because on the inside he serves as flagman in the box right behind me. He can't wait to direct traffic above the speedway again.
"It’s a great feeling to know that you got the stands full and the racers are ready to go,” said Musgrove.
The speedway's president says he hopes to race cars by the end of April.
Musgrove just hopes when that happens, people in the Ark-La-Miss will support the racing he loves.
"To have the drivers and have those bleachers full every weekend,” said Musgrove.
speedway's president tells us racing is coming back to
He anticipates the first race will happen April 24th, and tomorrow at noon, drivers are expected to practice around the track and tune up for racing season.