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Burden Lake Speedway

Burden Lake Speedway was a 1/4 mile dirt oval located southwest of Averill Park, New York.

The site of this track is rather close to the home of webmaster@na-motorsports.com.

New: 2006-03-14  Last Updated: 2019-08-19

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Track Facts

Elevation: 710 feet Latitude: 42.621739 Longitude: -73.581662 Time zone: EST/EDT (-0500/-0400)

Historical Note

The track opened in 1948, and ran into the early 50s. The exact closing date is uncertain; America's Speedways gives 1956 but other local sources suggest 1952.


Ken Gypson, Lecture, Saratoga Auto Museum, 2007-11-24

Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 479. Order from National Speedway Directory

Track Office

Burden Lake Speedway
Garner Road
Averill Park, NY 12018

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Getting There

The track was on the south side of Garner Road between the junctions with Sheer Road and Pond Hollow Road. The north end of the track is now covered with 2 story apartment buildings.

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