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London Queen's Park Fairgrounds (Western Fairgrounds)
Other Information
Points Champions (none)
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Programs (none)

London, ON

Status
Closed

Years in Operation: 1921-?;1950-mid 1960s?

Name History:


Track Configurations:
1/2 mile dirt oval

Notes:
  • First event was September 17, 1921 during the Western Fair and was sanctioned by IMCA
  • First post-war event was held on Thanksgiving - Oct 9, 1950
  • This event was to feature Midgets, Hot Rods, Stock Cars and Sprint Cars (called Half-Milers then)
  • Rain shortened the original race
  • There were about 3000 fans on hand for the 1950 race
  • Motorcycle races were held in the early 1950s as well
  • Sprint cars in the mid-1960s