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Big Diamond Raceway

Big Diamond Raceway is a 3/8 mile banked clay oval located near Minersville, Pennsylvania. The NASCAR Dodge Weekly series runs on Friday nights, and the track holds special events in conjunction with DIRT, among others.

New: 2004-06-26  Last Updated: 2006-03-18

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Track Facts

Elevation: 900 feet Latitude: 40.684218 Longitude: -76.302881 GPS: N 40 41.0530, W 76 18.1728 Time zone: EST/EDT (-0500/-0400)

Historical Note

The track opened as a 1/4 mile dirt oval in August, 1972. It closed in that form on July 8th, 1994 and reopened as a 3/8 mile dirt oval on August 26th, 1994.

References

Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 599. Order from National Speedway Directory

Track Office

Track:
Big Diamond Raceway
Forest Lane
Pottsville, PA 17901

Office:
BD Raceway LLC
900 Union Street
Schuykill Haven, PA 17972

570-544-1410 (track)
570-385-0744 (office)

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The track is between Forest Lane and Black Diamond Road. Access appears to be from Forest Lane.

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