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Stock Car Racing in the Kawarthas: 1967-1970
Posted: January 10, 2008
The late 1960's were a busy time for race fans and racers in the Peterborough / Kawartha area. There were up to six tracks operating in the region at the same time with two more just outside.

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NASCAR in Canada Part 2 - Winston West
Posted: August 27, 2007
The NASCAR Winston West Series raced nine times in BC between 1971 and 1986.

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The History of the CNE Speedway 1952-1966
Posted: March 3, 2007
A brief history of the legendary Toronto track.

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The 1967 USAC Indy Car Races
Posted: February 18, 2006
The USAC Indy Car series ran at Mosport and Tremblant in 1967.

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The Evolution of Racing Classes
Posted: January 27, 2006
Stock cars have continued to evolve over the years and everything runs in a cycle.

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Big Cars at Langford Speedway
Posted: December 3, 2005
Brian Pratt has submitted this article which covers the history of long-gone Langford Speedway in British Columbia.

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The Sundown Grand Prix
Posted: March 19, 2005
A short history of the 6 hour (or so) daytime-to-darkness road race.

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NASCAR in Canada - Grand National Races
Posted: Jan 28, 2005
The first of a series of articles covering the history of NASCAR sanctioned events in Canada. This one covers the two Grand National Races held in the 1950s.

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Bill Brack, Multi-time Canadian Champion
Posted: August 14, 2004
Bill Brack interview by John R. Wright.

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Al Pease, Veteran Canadian Racer
Posted: June 29, 2004
John R. Wright has contributed this article on long-time road racer Al Pease.

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The History of Lansdowne Speedway
Posted April 12, 2004
An article by Dave Truemner covers the period from 1955 to 1960 when Ottawa's Lansdowne Park was the site of Wednesday night stock car racing.

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How Times Have Changed: Club Racing
Posted March 26, 2004
A quick look at how club racing has changed over the years.

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The History of Pinecrest Speedway
Posted February 29, 2004
A brief history of Ontario's legendary Pinecrest Speedway.

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The 1990 Bud Stocks at the CNE
Posted November 27, 2003
Stock car racing returned to Exhibition Stadium in 1990 for the first time in 24 years. Unfortunately, it only lasted one season.

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The History of Harewood Acres
Harewood Acres, near Jarvis, Ontario was an airfield circuit that hosted many Regional, National and International events from 1956 until in closed in 1970.

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The 1969-1970 Gulf Canada Series
In 1969 & 1970 the Canadian Road Racing Championship was contested by the big, powerful Formula A cars. It would be the first time that the Canadian Championship paid a cash purse.

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Cancelled Canadian GP of the Past
A brief history of the cancellations of the Grand Prix of Canada.

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