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Oakwood Speedway

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Toronto, ON

Years in Operation: 1951

Name History:

Track Configurations:
1/5 mile dirt/paved oval


  • Located at the north-east corner of Oakwood & St. Clair in Toronto

  • Built and operated by Joe Capostisto (Cappy) and Norm Smith

  • The track had paved straights and dirt corners

  • Ran on Friday nights

  • Operated without a license and was forced to shut by the City of Toronto toward the end of the 1951 season

  • Cappy and Smith opened Pinecrest Speedway the following year

  • The land was sold and a grocery store built on the site