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Canyon Speedway

Canyon Speedway is a 3/8 mile clay oval located near Peoria Arizona, about 25 miles north of Phoenix.

Google imagery suggests there may be a sand drag strip here.

Last Updated: 2015-01-14

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Elevation: 1410 feet Latitude: 33.79427 Longitude: -112.270103 Time zone: MST (-0700)

Historical Note

The track opened in 1981. It has previously operated as Canyon Raceway and Canyon Speedway Park.


Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 106. Order from National Speedway Directory

Allan E. Brown, 2006 National Speedway Directory. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2006 , ISBN 093110565X , pp. 50. Order From National Speedway Directory

Timothy & Margot Frost, 2014 National Speedway Directory. Wilmette, IL: Frost, 2014 , ISBN 978-0-931105-01-2 , pp. 58. Order From National Speedway Directory

Track Office

Track: Canyon Speedway 9777 West Carefree Highway Peoria, AZ 85345 Mail: Canyon Speedway P.O. Box 12288 Glendale, AZ 85318

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Getting There

The map link places the track too far to the east. It is in perhaps 1000 feet to the west of the marked location.

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Travel north from Phoenix about 25 miles on I-17. Take exit 223, and go about 6 miles west on Carefree Highway. to Sun City/Lake Pleasant Rd. Exit. Turn left and go 1/2 mile to dirt road on right. Head west on dirt road 1 1/2 miles to track.


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