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Hollywood Speedway

Hollywood Speedway was a 1/4 mile dirt oval located on US 50 east of Sandoval, Illinois.

New: 2015-07-26

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Latitude: 38.6185 Longitude: -89.106 Time zone: CST/CDT (-0600/-0500)

Historical Note

Hollywood Speedway operated from 1962 through 1964. It was adjacent to a drive in movie theater which probably accounts for the name.


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Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 267. Order from National Speedway Directory

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Hollywood Speedway
US 50
Sandoval, IL 62882

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Getting There

The track was on US 50 east of the marked intersection. As of 2015, the Studio 50 Gym and Dance Center is located on the site of the old drive in, and the track was just east, in an area which is now a corn field.

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