Texas World Speedway was an oval superspeedway with several road course configurations, located 70 miles northwest of Houston, Texas, near College Station.
The oval ceased operations in 1996. The road course ceased operation after Hurricane Harvey in 2017 when the property was diverted for storage of flood damaged cars. The property will eventually be given over to housing development.
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Last Updated: 2019-08-28
The two mile paved oval opened on December 7th, 1969, operating through 1973. It reopened in 1991, 1993, and 1996. The original 2.75 and 3 mile paved road courses operated from November 7th, 1969 through 1973, and from 1976 through 1989. The 1.8, 1.9, and 2.9 mile road courses operated from 1991 until 2017.
|Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 706. Order from National Speedway Directory|
Texas World Speedway
17529 Hwy 6 South
College Station, Tx 77845
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Texas World Speedway is 70 miles northwest of Houston. Take Hwy. 290 west to Hwy. 6, then Hwy. 6 north to the track. The Speedway is 4 miles south of College Station on Hwy. 6.
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