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Ocean Speedway

Ocean Speedway features a 1/4 mile semi banked clay oval. The Speedway is located near Watsonville California.

New: 1997-01-10  Last Updated: 2007-04-15

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Elevation: 125 feet Latitude: 36.951932 Longitude: -121.733408 GPS: N 36 57.1159, W 121 44.0044 Time zone: PST/PDT (-0800/-0700)

Historical Note

The 1/4 mile dirt oval opened on May 27th, 1960. A 1/4 mile dirt figure 8 course opened in 1975. A 1/2 mile dirt oval was used once in 1971. A 1/8 mile dirt oval operated from July 22nd, 1984 through 1985.

The track has previously operated as Watsonville Fairgrounds Speedway and Watsonville Speedway. The current name was adapted in 2006.


Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 170. Order from National Speedway Directory

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Ocean Speedway
2601 E Lake Ave
Watsonville, CA 95076

Ocean Speedway
440 Auto Plaza Road
Capitola, CA 95010


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The Speedway is 2 miles east of Watsonville on SR 152 at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds.


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