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Forum: Race Tracks 09-30-2011, 08:52 AM
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Sticky: In Remembrance... The Ghosts of old race tracks
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Posted By Olen McGuire
Re: The Ghosts of old race tracks

Hey Bill, I didn't get to Denver until 1958. I started going to the auto races at Englewood Speedway in the 60's and to the late 70's. Mitch is right on with the two parks as I remember them. I did...
Forum: Race Tracks 01-17-2011, 01:06 PM
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Sticky: In Remembrance... The Ghosts of old race tracks
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Posted By Olen McGuire
Re: The Ghosts of old race tracks

Atlanta International Raceway on October 23, 1990 was renamed Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Click HERE (http://www.atlantamotorspeedway.com/media/history/) for it's history.
Forum: Race Tracks 01-10-2011, 01:49 PM
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Sticky: In Remembrance... The Ghosts of old race tracks
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Posted By Olen McGuire
Re: The Ghosts of old race tracks

With all the people there, it looks like they needed to extend the grandstands to have more seats. I always like to see that cross in the middle of the track. :)
Forum: Race Tracks 05-21-2009, 11:49 AM
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Sticky: In Remembrance... The Ghosts of old race tracks
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Posted By Olen McGuire
Re: Ghosts of Race Tracks gone by.

Here are some pics that Jerry has taken a couple of years ago.These really give you the feeling of a dying race track.



“What were once small weeds are now big trees growing up through what’s...
Forum: Race Tracks 05-21-2009, 09:43 AM
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Sticky: In Remembrance... The Ghosts of old race tracks
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Posted By Olen McGuire
Re: Ghosts of Race Tracks gone by.

Here is a recent street view of Lakeside Speedway.
Taken from 44th ave this would be the rear of the west stands.
http://autoracingmemories.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=49&pictureid=401
Forum: Race Tracks 05-20-2009, 07:09 PM
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Sticky: In Remembrance... The Ghosts of old race tracks
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Posted By Olen McGuire
Re: Ghosts of Race Tracks gone by.

Eric shows a google aerial view of Rocky Mountain Speedway above and this is a present day view from Buckley Rd facing east where the stands use to be.There is hardly a trace of the old speedway...
Forum: Race Tracks 05-20-2009, 04:28 PM
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Sticky: In Remembrance... The Ghosts of old race tracks
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Posted By Olen McGuire
Re: Ghosts of Race Tracks gone by.

Here is a street view at S. Federal and W. Oxford looking North on Federal Blvd.
It doesn't seem possible that we would be looking at the parking lot at Englewood Speedway.
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