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Peterborough Speedway: Track Information

"Canada's Fastest 1/3 Mile Banked Oval"


Located: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Track Length: 1/3 miles paved oval

Description: Situated in the heart of cottage country, Peterborough Speedway is Canada's fastest 1/3 mile paved oval due in large part to a new racing surface. The spectator facilities at Peterborough Speedway can accommodate over 6,000 spectators for racing events at the oval and boasts one of the very best lighting systems.

The racetrack averages thirty (30) race events per year, making it one of the busiest racing venues in Canada. It is one of the most versatile short tracks in existence capable of handling the entire spectrum of motorsports divisions from Super Late Model Stock Cars to Can-Am Midget Sprint cars. This short track offers the thrill of motorsports in a very intimate setting. It is truly an outstanding entertainment experience.

Peterborough Speedway is located immediately west of Peterborough, Ontario. It is within 1.5 hours of Metropolitan Toronto. Peterborough draws attendance from the upper part of the Golden Horseshoe and 401 corridor extending from Toronto to Cornwall, highway access is via 401, 115, 7 and 28.

-Description from Peterborough Speedway's 2008 Schedule Flyer