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Westwind Oval

Edmonton, AB

Status
Closed

Years in Operation: 1968-1977

Name History:


Track Configurations:
3/8 mile dirt oval (1967-?)
3/8 mile paved oval (?-1977)

Notes:
  • Built by a group of drivers who were dissatisfied with Speedway Park
  • located Hwy 16 west - Winterburn overpass, 1 mile north
  • Operated by the Edmonton Area Racing Association
  • Ray Wild was the first General Manager
  • Raced Wednesday nights in the early years
  • Classes in the mid-1970s were Superstocks, Stocks, Super Modifieds and Claimers
  • When the track closed the EARA moved to now re-opened Speedway Park then called Cobra Raceway