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Bradenton, Florida: Giant Helmet

Large racer helmet sits at the base of the sign for the Desoto Super Speedway.

Desoto Super Speedway

21000 FL-64, Bradenton, FL
Desoto Super Speedway. South side of Hwy 64.
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Giant Helmet.

Giant Helmet At Desoto Super Speedway

A giant blue race helmet marks the entrance to the raceway, which was in continuous operation from the early 1970s until abandoned in 2017, after a racing tragedy. The property was purchased in 2020 by motorsports legend Cleetus McFarland. The giant blue helmet is a great photo-op, accessible from the road.

[Brennan, 07/01/2022]

Big racer helmet.

Giant Helmet

We almost drove right by it! The big helmet looks to be in fair condition.

[bordeauxbarb, 03/17/2020]

Big helmet.

Giant Helmet

On the side of the road by Bradenton Motorsports Park / Desoto Speedway, south side of Hwy 64, easy photo stop on the way to Solomon's Castle in Ona.

[K, 12/23/2015]

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