Bremerton Raceway is a multi use facility using an inactive runway at Bremerton National Airport (once known as Kitsap County Airport), near Port Orchard, Washington. Uses include a 1/4 mile NHRA dragstrip, SCCA Solo II (Autocross), and occasional SCCA Road races.
It is expected that this facility will shut down sometime in the near future. The Bremerton MotorSports Park corporation (link below) was created in 2002 to operate the current facility and plan for its replacement.
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A 1.25 mile dirt oval operated here from 1945-1948. A flat 1/4 mile concrete oval was laid out with cones for midget races in 1950. A 1/4 mile dirt oval operated from about August 4th, 1957 through 1958, from June 13th, 1964 through 1966, and finally in 1971. Road courses of 0.9, 2.0 and 4.0 miles were run on the airport from August 8th, 1954 through August 4th, 1957. The NASCAR GN race of August 4th, 1957 was run on the 0.9 mile road course (won by Parnelli Jones.) The current 1.0 mile road course has been in operation since 1975.
|Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 728-729. Order from National Speedway Directory|
6995 Old Clifton Road
Port Orchard, WA 98367
Bremerton MotorSports Park
P.O. Box 5046
Bremerton, WA 98312
Bremerton Raceway (Dragstrip operators)
P. O. Box 396
Bremerton, WA 98337
360-478-4067 (Bremerton MotorSports Park)
The terraserver image shows the start of the dragstrip. The road races use the entire runway and taxiway.
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Bremerton Raceway is at the south west end of Old Clifton Road.
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