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Aledo Raceway Park

Aledo Raceway Park is a 1/4 mile semi-banked clay oval located on the Mercer County Fairgrounds southwest of Aledo, Illinois.

New: 2005-11-03  Last Updated: 2007-04-22

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Elevation: 710 feet Latitude: 41.192017 Longitude: -90.766071 GPS: N 41 11.5210, W 90 45.9642 Time zone: CST/CDT (-0600/-0500)

Historical Note

A 1/2 mile dirt oval operated at the fairgrounds from July of 1928 through May 30th, 1942, and after WWII from July 4th, 1946 through about 1959. A 1/5 mile dirt oval was used for TQ midgets in 1963. The current 1/4 mile dirt oval opened in 1991. This track has previously operated as Mercer County Raceway and Mercer County Speedway.

References

Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 242. Order from National Speedway Directory

Track Office

Aledo Raceway Park
Mercer County Fairgrounds
SW 12 Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

309-582-2350 (track)
563-388-7676 (office)

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Aledo Raceway is on the Mercer County Fairgrounds 150 to 200 yards south of the marked location on the Yahoo! Map.

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