Orange County International Raceway was a combined drag-strip and 2-mile road course located in Irvine, CA, from 1967 to 1983. The area is now an industrial park and highway interchange.
This page was originally contributed by Guy Watney, Kansas City Region SCCA.
New: 2005-09-12 Last Updated: 2015-05-01
The Dragstrip operated from 8/5/1967 to 11/6/1983. The Road course only operated in 1967 and 1968.
The well-known Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving was founded at the track in 1968.
|Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 153. Order from National Speedway Directory|
|Tommy Lee Byrd, Lost Drag Strips: Ghosts of Quarter-Miles Past. North Branch, MN: CarTech, 2013 , ISBN 978-1-61325-065-7 , pp. 58-63.|
The layer control in the upper right corner of the map allows you to choose between map and satellite basemaps.
Use the slider to adjust the intensity of the historic map data.
More information about the Ghost Tracks project in OpenHistoricalMap may be found here.
For information on how these aerial images work, Click Here.
Click Here for more detailed weather information.
You may also wish to try using the Yahoo! Search as it may produce current news items.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License.