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Old Cavern Dragway

Old Cavern Dragway is a 1/8 mile dragstrip located south of Carlsbad, New Mexico. Carlsbad Dragway is near Carlsbad Speedway.

This track does not appear to have operated since around 2004. An effort to revive the facility in 2007 does not appear to have succeeded.

New: 2005-06-25  Last Updated: 2015-04-18

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Track Facts

Elevation: 3180 feet Latitude: 32.2843761 Longitude: -104.225099 Time zone: MST/MDT (-0700/-0600)

Historical Note

The track opened in 1980. It has at one point in time operated as a 1/4 mile dragstrip. The track has also operated as Carlsbad Dragway and Cavern City Dragway.


Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 469. Order from National Speedway Directory

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Track: Old Cavern Dragway 681 Old Cavern Highway Carlsbad, NM 88220

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