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JAX Raceways

JAX Raceways was a facility which included a 1/8 mile NHRA drag strip, a 1/2 mile NASCAR dirt oval, and a WKA kart track. JAX Raceways was located near Jacksonville, Florida.

New: 2005-02-01  Last Updated: 2020-01-16

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Track Facts

Elevation: 25 feet Latitude: 30.512577 Longitude: -81.6269539 Time zone: EST/EDT (-0500/-0400)

Historical Note

The 1/4 mile paved oval operated from June 9th, 1968 through 1972. The 1/8 mile dragstrip opened around 1969. The 1/2 mile dirt oval opened in 1973. The track closed after the 2004 season.

The track had also operated as Gator Speedway, New Jacksonville Speedway and JAX Dragstrip.


Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 200. Order from National Speedway Directory

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Jax Raceways
186 Pecan Park Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218

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