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Pinecrest Speedway

Concord, ON

Status
Closed

Years in Operation: 1952-1976

Name History:


Track Configurations:
1/4 mile paved oval

Historical Photos



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Track logo in the later years.
Ray Cox. Courtesy of Cheryl Cyster.
Ray Cox. Courtesy of Cheryl Cyster.
Jim Howard, early 1950s.
Ivan Moore, early 1950s.
Bob Emerson - 1950s. Courtesy of Ernie Pothier.
Bob Emerson - 1950s. Courtesy of Ernie Pothier.
Bob Emerson - 1950s. Courtesy of Ernie Pothier.
Bob Emerson - 1950s. Courtesy of Ernie Pothier.
Bob Emerson - 1950s. Courtesy of Ernie Pothier.
Derek Middleton (71), 1952.
Bob Watson, 1953.
Jim Hallahan, 1959.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
October 15, 1960. Photo by Ottawa area photographer, Ted Grant. In 1960 the track was owned by Gerry Bisson who had previously managed the races at Lansdowne Park and then built Capital City Speedway, near Ottawa. I am guessing that Bisson asked Grant to come to shoot the photos. Library and Archives Canada.
Ray Wagg, late 1960s. Courtesy of Ross Ball.
Ray Wagg, late 1960s or early 1970s. Courtesy of Ross Ball.
Bob Kingston, late 1950s or early 1960s. Courtesy of Ernie Pothier.
Ted Sanderson, around 1960. Courtesy of Ernie Pothier.
Bob Kingston, late 1950s or early 1960s. Courtesy of Ernie Pothier.
Jack Davidson, 1970. Courtesy of Jack Davidson.
Jack Davidson, 1970. Courtesy of Jack Davidson.
1972 aerial by Ian K. Woods.
Kip Sullivan - Stocker Division, 1974. Photo courtesy of Chris Sullivan.
Dave Barry (43) and Gary Elliott (36), Hobby Class, 1974. Courtesy of Gary Elliott.
Tom Milligan at the scales, 1975. Courtesy of Terry Dalton.
Bobby Allison, 1975. Courtesy of Terry Dalton.
Bobby Allison, 1975. Courtesy of Terry Dalton.
Don Biederman, 1975. Courtesy of Terry Dalton.
Late Models entering turn 1, 1975. Courtesy of Terry Dalton.
Don Biederman, 1975.
Late Models, early in the 1975 season. Bob Olsen photo from the Toronto Star Photographic Archive, downloaded from the Toronto Public Library site and used as per the Toronto Star License for personal, educational and research use.
John Fletcher Sr, Stock Division - between 1972 and 1976. Photo courtesy of Chris Sullivan.
A 1954 aerial photo from the University of Toronto collection. At left is the 1/2 mile dirt Speedway Park which operated from 1950-54. At the top is the original Pinecrest Speedway / Speedway Park which operated 1948-49. At the bottom right is the 1/4 paved Pinecrest Speedway which operated from 1952-76.