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Nilestown Speedway

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Nilestown, ON

Years in Operation: 1952-1974

Name History:


Track Configurations:
1/4 mile dirt oval (1952-55)
1/4 mile paved oval (1955-1974)

Status
Closed

Notes:
  • Opened as a dirt track in July, 1952

  • The track was paved part way through the 1955 season

  • Switched to Late Models from Super Modifieds for the 1967 season

  • Ross Cockwell was promoter in 1967

  • Late in 1969 Alex Jazy became promoter and Harry Wilson the track manager

  • Harry Wilson became promoter in 1970

  • Frank Fargnoli and Ken Kitchen became the promoters in 1971

  • Switched to Friday nights in 1972 after Delaware switched to Saturdays

  • Ken Kitchen became the sole promoter in 1974

  • Closed in July, 1974

  • For photos of the track remains in 2003, see: http://www.canadianracer.com/nilestown.asp