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Atherton Speedway

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Simcoe, ON

Years in Operation: 1953-late 1950's, 1970-?

Name History:


Track Configurations:
1/4 mile dirt oval (1953)
1/4 mile paved oval (1954?-late 1950's)
1/4 mile paved oval (1970-?)

Status
Closed

Notes:
  • Opened May 15, 1953

  • Located at the southwest corner of Hwy 3 and Turkey Point Rd

  • Original owner was Tony Hegmans

  • Original promoters were John Wingrove and Marsh Forchuk

  • Raced on Friday nights in the early years

  • New owner in 1954 was J.P. McDonald

  • Operated by Jim Dunham in 1970

  • Ran Mini-stocks in 1970