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Texas World Speedway

Texas World Speedway is an oval superspeedway with a road course that uses part of the oval, located 70 miles northwest of Houston, Texas, near College Station.

The oval has not been run since 1996.

Some of the information in this page was provided by Jeff Bennett.

Last Updated: 2007-07-17

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Elevation: 250 feet Latitude: 30.537388 Longitude: -96.22045 Time zone: CST/CDT (-0600/-0500)

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Historical Note

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 current 1.8, 1.9, and 2.9 mile road courses have operated since 1991.


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

Track Office

Texas World Speedway
17529 Hwy 6 South
College Station, Tx 77845

Texas World Speedway
P.O.Box 11000
College Station, TX 77842

979-690-0372 (Fax)

Track Maps and Imagery

The following map is of the new 1.8 mile road course configuration, which is run both clockwise and counter clockwise.

The following map is of the new 1.9 mile road course configuration, which is also run both clockwise and counter clockwise.:

The following map is of the old 2.0 mile road course configuration. This configuration can no longer be used as one segment of pavement has apparently been removed:

There are a variety of other possible configurations. Follow this link to the official web site to see diagrams of most of them.

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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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