Merced Fairgrounds Speedway is a 3/8 mile dirt oval located on the Merced County Fairgrounds near Merced, California.
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A 1/5 mile dirt oval operated here from about 1946 through 1956. A NASCAR GN race ran here on June 3rd, 1956, won by Herb Thomas. A 1/4 mile dirt oval opened around 1961. The track was expanded to 3/8 mile in 1991. A 1/4 mile figure 8 course operated during the 70s.
|Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 148. Order from National Speedway Directory|
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