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Palm Springs

Palm Springs was an airport course run at the Palm Springs Municipal Airport in Palm Springs, California. A number of variations were used over the years.

Last Updated: 2007-09-01

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Track Facts

Elevation: 425 feet Latitude: 33.826541 Longitude: -116.507134 GPS: N 33 49.5924, W 116 30.4280 Time zone: PST/PDT (-0800/-0700)

Historical Note

A 2.9 mile course was used from April 16th, 1950 through 1952. A 2 mile course was used on March 21st, 1953. A 2.6 mile course was used on March 22nd, 1953 through 1955. A 2.2 mile course was used from December 3rd, 1956 through late January of 1960. A 2.15 mile course was used from 1989 through 1998.

References

Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 154. Order from National Speedway Directory

Track Maps and Imagery

The map presently available appears to be of the 2.2 mile course used from 1956 through 1960:
Palm Springs Track Map

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