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Bismarck Speedway

Bismarck, ON

Status
Closed

Years in Operation: 1980

Name History:


Track Configurations:
5/8 mile dirt oval & 1/4 mile dirt oval

Notes:
  • Owned by Albert Vanderliek
  • Originally built for horse racing and dog racing in 1970
  • There was some local interest in using the track for stock car racing but it did not pan out
  • The track was converted to an off-road circuit in 1975
  • It was converted back to an oval for the 1980 season and a few events were run
  • The 1/4 mile oval was built inside the 5/8 mile oval
  • As of 2003, the grandstands, starters stand, spectator fence and washrooms still existed