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Florence Speedway

Florence Speedway is a 1/2 mile high banked clay oval with a 1/4 mile dirt oval inside located near Walton, Kentucky.

New: 2005-05-14  Last Updated: 2006-04-23

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Elevation: 815 feet Latitude: 38.873628 Longitude: -84.699054 GPS: N 38 52.4176, W 84 41.9432 Time zone: EST/EDT (-0500/-0400)

Historical Note

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.

References

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

Track Office

Florence Speedway
12234 Us Highway 42
Walton, KY 41094

Florence Speedway
PO Box 529
Union, KY 41091

859-485-7591 (track)
859-493-0034 (office)
859-371-9947 (fax)

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