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Houston Raceway Park

Houston Raceway Park is a 1/4 mile NHRA dragstrip located east of Baytown, Texas.

New: 2005-07-03  Last Updated: 2020-02-d03

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Elevation: 30 feet Latitude: 29.789297 Longitude: -94.879217 Time zone: CST/CDT (-0600/-0500)

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Historical Note

The 1/4 mile dragstrip opened in 1988. The 3/8 mile dirt oval opened on April 7th, 2000. The facility was used for parking flood cars for insurance companies after Hurricane Harvey, and the oval does not appear to have been returned to service after that.

The track operated as Royal Purple Raceway from 2011 until sometime around 2018.

References

Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 694. Order from National Speedway Directory

Track Office

Houston Raceway Park
2525 F.M. 565 South
Baytown, TX 77520

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Houston Raceway Park is on S FM 565 a short distance east of the location marked on the Yahoo! Map.

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