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Stamford Park

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Niagara Falls, ON

Years in Operation: 1948?-1954

Name History:


Track Configurations:
1/2 mile dirt oval

Status
Closed

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 Canada's 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