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Ohio Valley Speedway

Ohio Valley Speedway is a 3/8 mile clay oval located near Washington, West Virginia.

New: 2005-05-07  Last Updated: 2006-04-16

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Elevation: 655 feet Latitude: 39.197607 Longitude: -81.650734 Time zone: EST/EDT (-0500/-0400)

Historical Note

The track opened on or around November 16th, 1958. It did not operate in 2001. It has also operated under the names West Virginia Motor Speedway, AJ's Speedway, Parkersburg Speedway, Parkersburg Motor Speedway, The Valley, and Smedley's Speedway. Brown suggests that this may be the former Wood County Fairgrounds.


Allan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 747. Order from National Speedway Directory

Track Office

Ohio Valley Speedway
Wadesville Road
Washington, WV 26181

304-861-0299 (track)
304-489-1871 (alternate)
740-989-0019 (alternate)


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Ohio Valley Speedway is located on Wadesville Road a short distance east of the junction with State Route 68.

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