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Richmond International Raceway

Richmond International Raceway is a 3/4 mile oval with 14 degree banking, located near Richmond Virginia.

New: 1997-03-11  Last Updated: 2006-04-24

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Elevation: 190 feet Latitude: 37.592063 Longitude: -77.418938 Time zone: EST/EDT (-0500/-0400)

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Historical Note

The tracked opened at the Atlantic Rural Exposition (Virginia State Fairgrounds) about October 19th, 1946 as a 1/2 mile dirt oval. It operated in that form until March 24th, 1968. The track was paved (as a long (0.542) 1/2 mile oval), reopening on September 8th, 1968. That track closed on February 21st, 1988, and the facility was enlarged to the current 3/4 mile oval, which reopened on September 10th, 1988.

This track has also operated as Richmond Fair Speedway, Strawberry Hill Raceway, Strawberry Hill Speedway, Richmond Fairgrounds Speedway and Richmond Super Speedway.


Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 37,722. Order from National Speedway Directory

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Richmond International Raceway
600 E Laburnum Ave
Richmond, VA 23222

Richmond International Raceway
P. O. Box 9257
Richmond, VA 23227

804-345-7223 (Tickets)

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Richmond International Raceway is located on the Virginia State Fairgrounds near the junction of I-95 and I-64. For detailed directions, see this page on the official race track site: http://www.richmondracewaycomplex.com/directions.htm.


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