Home | Historic Track Database | Feature Articles | Ghost Speedways | Photos | Updates

Canadian Race Track Database

Please e-mail any updates or corrections to: webmaster@canadianracer.com

Stamford Park

Other Information
Points Champions
Photos (none)
Programs (none)
Niagara Falls, ON

Status
Closed

Years in Operation: 1948?-1954

Name History:


Track Configurations:
1/2 mile dirt oval

Notes:
  • Horse track that was also used for auto racing
  • Was reportedly used as early as 1948 but may not have hosted stock cars until 1950
  • Promoter was John Demetre
  • Associate Promoter was Ed Otto
  • Grandstands were elevated and covered
  • Hosted Canadas first NASCAR Grand National event on July 1, 1952
  • For more info on the GN event see: http://www.canadianracer.com/nascarincanada1.asp
  • Hosted the NASCAR Short Track Late Model series on Sept 7, 1953 - race was won by Bob Welborn
  • Ran a weekly racing program from 1950-1953
  • Hosted CMA motorcycles on Aug 6, 1951