Florence Speedway is a 1/2 mile high banked clay oval with a 1/4 mile dirt oval inside located near Walton, Kentucky.
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The track opened as a 3/8 mile dirt oval, operating from 1955-1960, and in 1962. The track was paved from August 11, 1961 for the 1961 season only. A 1/4 mile dirt oval operated in 1962. The current 1/2 mile dirt oval opened in 1962. A 1/4 mile dirt figure 8 course operated from 1975-2002. The current 1/4 mile dirt oval opened in 2002.
The track has previously operated as Northern Kentucky Speedway, Northern Kentucky Speedbowl, Northern Kentucky Race Bowl and Nothern Motor Speedway.
|Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 334. Order from National Speedway Directory|
12234 Us Highway 42
Walton, KY 41094
PO Box 529
Union, KY 41091
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