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Langley Speedway

Langley, BC

Status
Closed

Years in Operation: 1965-1984

Name History:
Langley Speedway (1965-1979)
Action Raceway (1980-84)

Track Configurations:
3/8 mile paved oval

Notes:
  • Original owner was Craig Frazer
  • Frazer sold the track to the City of Vancouver and obtained a 10 year lease
  • Hosted NASCAR Winston West races in 1971, 1972 and 1978
  • After the 10 year lease was up, the lease was year-to-year
  • Gordon Hemrich was the owner / promoter in the late 1970s
  • The track was run by the Lower Mainland Oval Racing Association the last few years
  • Bill Fisher was promoter in 1983
  • Stan Schmidt was the promoter in 1984
  • Ran Late Models, Super Stocks, Street Stocks and Bombers in the final years
  • The track closed when the lease was not renewed by the City of Vancouver
  • The property is now part of the Campbell Valley Regional Park
  • As of 2005, the track surface is intact