Riverhead Raceway is a high banked 1/4 mile paved oval with a figure 8 track, located near Riverhead, New York. The track operates under NASCAR sanction.
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The track opened in 1949 as a 1/5 mile dirt oval (America's Speedways gives May 30th, 1952 as the opening date.) It operated as a dirt track until sometime in 1954. The modern 1/4 mile paved oval opened on June 17th, 1955. A 1/4 mile paved figure 8 track opened around 1970. The track has also operated as Vimco-Riverhead Speedway.
|Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 503. Order from National Speedway Directory|
1833 Old Country Road (CR 58)
Riverhead, New York 11901
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