I-70 Speedway is a 0.54-mile, asphalt oval located just north of I-70 and about 30 miles east of Kansas City, near Odessa, MO. The front straight is banked 4 degrees and the back straight, which has a slight kink, is banked 7 degrees. The turns are banked 30 degrees. A 1/4 mile dirt oval was recently built behind the grandstands.
This page was contributed by Guy Watney, Kansas City Region SCCA.
New: 2004-04-14 Last Updated: 2007-04-30
The track has been in continuous operation since it opened in 1968, when it was the only paved oval track in Missouri. The pavement was covered with dirt from 1981 through 1988. The 1/4 mile dirt oval was built in late 2006.
|Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 419. Order from National Speedway Directory|
12773 N Outer Rd
Odessa, MO 64076
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Take I-70 to exit 41 (Missouri Highway O) just east of Odessa, MO. Head north and turn east on North Outer Road (the frontage road). The track is about 3/4 mile down the road on your left.
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