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Famoso Raceway

Famoso Raceway is a 1/4 mile NHRA drag strip located near McFarland, California.

New: 2005-05-23  Last Updated: 2007-08-07

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Elevation: 615 feet Latitude: 35.599252 Longitude: -119.135699 GPS: N 35 35.9551, W 119 8.14194 Time zone: PST/PDT (-0800/-0700)

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Historical Note

The track opened in 1952. It has also operated as Smokers Dragstrip, Famoso Dragstrip and Bakersfield Raceway.


Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 134. Order from National Speedway Directory

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Famoso Raceway
33559 Famoso Road
McFarland, CA 93250

Famoso Raceway
RR 1 Box 103
Bakersfield, CA 93308

661-399-2210 (office)
661-399-5351 (info line)
661-399-2608 (fax)

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