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Onslow Speedway

Truro, NS

Status
Closed

Years in Operation: Mid-1950s-?;1965-1978; 1980-1991

Name History:
Onslow Mascar Speedway (1985)
Onslow Motorsports Park (1993-94)

Track Configurations:
1/4 mile dirt oval (1965-78)
1/4 mile paved oval (1980-91)

Notes:
  • Run by John Henderson from 1976-79
  • Sold to Russell White in 1980
  • Frank Fraser became the promoter in 1980
  • Gayle Crooks became promoter in 1981
  • Lights were installed for the 1981 season and racing switched to Sunday night from Sunday afternoon
  • Stoneham Enterprises Limited took over management in 1982
  • Peter Johnstone and Ken Packham became the promoters in 1982
  • Bruce Cumberland became the promoter in 1984
  • Robert Mosher was the owner / promoter from 1986-89
  • Larry Dickie became the Track Manager in 1986
  • The backstretch was widened in 1986
  • Only ran specials in 1991
  • After 1991 the track was used occassionaly used for Monster Trucks and ATV racing
  • Run by Gord and Linda Ann Ewing in 1993-94