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Acton Speedway
Other Information
Points Champions
Photos (10)
Programs (none)

Ospringe, ON

Status
Closed

Years in Operation: 1968-1972

Name History:
Occasionally referred to as Acton-Ospringe Speedway in 1969

Track Configurations:
1/4 mile dirt oval (1968)
1/4 mile paved oval (paved late in the 1968 season - 1972)

Notes:
  • Ran Late Models, 6 Cylinders
  • 1969-71 ran mini-stocks
  • Track was owned by Ron White
  • Raced Sundays at 2:30 in the early years
  • Managed by Art Overland in 1971
  • Earth retaining wall added in 1971 around turn 3-4
  • Lights were added for the 1971 season and in August of 1971 racing switched to Thursday nights
  • Not clear if there was racing in 1972
  • Track applied for a license in 1973 but was turned down by the town
  • For photos of remains of the track in 2003 see: http://www.canadianracer.com/acton.asp