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Placerville Speedway

Placerville Speedway features a 1/4 mile semi banked clay oval located behind the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville, California.

The track is currently operated by John Padjen Motorsports, who also operate Silver Dollar Speedway.

New: 1997-01-10  Last Updated: 2007-09-02

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Elevation: 1750 feet Latitude: 38.725915 Longitude: -120.832143 Time zone: PST/PDT (-0800/-0700)

Historical Note

A 1/7 mile dirt oval operated briefly during 1951. The 1/4 mile dirt oval opened in 1965. The track was built around an existing football field behind the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. The track has also operated as Hangtown Speedway.


Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 156. Order from National Speedway Directory

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Placerville Speedway
104 Placerville Dr
Placerville, CA 95667

530-626-3680 (track)
916-969-7484 (office)

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Take US 50 to the Forni Road exit. Turn left to go to Fair Lane. The track is behind the El Dorado County Fairgrounds.


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