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Convair Field

Convair Field was the site of a temporary airport road course and a 1/4 mile dragstrip. The site is now Queen City Municipal Airport near Allentown, Pennsylvania.

New: 2007-10-12

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Track Facts

Elevation: 380 feet Latitude: 40.570464 Longitude: -75.488563 GPS: N 40 34.2278, W 75 29.3137 Time zone: EST/EDT (-0500/-0400)

Historical Note

The facility was originally used by Convair to assemble aircraft during WWII. A 1.58 mile road course operated here on October 28th, 1951 and August 3rd, 1952. A 1/4 mile dragstrip operated from May 15th, 1955 through 1956.

References

Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 604. Order from National Speedway Directory

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Track: Convair Field Vultee Street Allentown, PA 18103

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