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Western Speedway

Western Speedway is a complex consisting of a 4/10 mile paved oval and a 500' paved dragstrip located on the west side of Victoria, British Columbia. A paved figure 8 track appears inside of the main oval. There is also a karting sprint course at the site, part of the "Fun Park" containing the track.

New: 2006-02-12

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Historical Note

Western Speedway opened in 1954 as a 1/2 mile dirt oval. It was converted to the modern 4/10 mile paved oval for June of 1957. A 1/5 mile paved oval was operated in 1968-1971. The 500' paved dragstrip opened in May 1984. A 1 mile paved road course operated from June 1966 through 1983; the fun park waterslide is now located where the road course was located. The paved figure 8 course opened in 2000.

References

Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 787. Order from National Speedway Directory

Track Office

Western Speedway
2207 Millstream Road
Langford, BC, Canada

250-474-2151 (track)

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The kart sprint course may not be visible in the google imagery when it comes up. If it does not, then it is located to the south west of the oval and drag courses and you can pan down to it.

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