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Merced Fairgrounds Speedway

Merced Fairgrounds Speedway is a 3/8 mile dirt oval located on the Merced County Fairgrounds near Merced, California.

New: 2005-05-29  Last Updated: 2007-08-26

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Elevation: 165 feet Latitude: 37.291177 Longitude: -120.482383 Time zone: PST/PDT (-0800/-0700)

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Historical Note

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.


Allan 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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Track: Merced Speedway 900 Martin Luther King Way Merced, CA 95340 Mail: Merced Fairgrounds Speedway P.O. Box 428 Atwater, CA 95301 209-383-SPWY (7799) (hotline) 209-383-3802 (office/fax) Info@MercedSpeedway.com

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