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El Mirage Dry Lake Bed

El Mirage Dry Lake Bed is the site of a 1.3 mile land speed record course located near Adelanto, California.

New: 2005-05-22  Last Updated: 2007-08-07

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Elevation: 2840 feet Latitude: 34.6507 Longitude: -117.6114 GPS: N 34 39.04, W 117 36.68 Time zone: PST/PDT (-0800/-0700)

Historical Note

The site was used as a desert dragstrip from 1937 through about 1939, and from 1946 through about 1950. The current use as a land speed record course appears to have started about 1980.

References

Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 133. Order from National Speedway Directory

Track Office

Southern California Timing Association
P.O. Box 10
Orsi, CA 93647

559-528-6279
559-528-9749

office@scta-bni.org

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The start line is about 4 miles west up the dry lake bed from the marked location on the map.

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