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.
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.
|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|
2207 Millstream Road
Langford, BC, Canada
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