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Minter Field

Minter Field was a 3.2-mile airport course located 16 miles northwest of Bakersfield, CA.

This page was contributed by Guy Watney, Kansas City Region SCCA.

New: 2005-09-12  Last Updated: 2007-08-26

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Track Facts

Elevation: 410 feet Latitude: 35.504946 Longitude: -119.193377 GPS: N 35 30.2967, W 119 11.6026 Time zone: PST/PDT (-0800/-0700)

Historical Note

The site was first used on March 21st, 1954, and last used in early June, 1957.

James Dean placed third overall (and first in class), in only his second race, in May, 1955.

References

Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 149. Order from National Speedway Directory

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