South Sound Speedway

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South Sound Speedway
Location Thurston County, near Rochester, Washington, USA
Coordinates 46°49′26″N 122°57′47″W / 46.82389°N 122.96306°W / 46.82389; -122.96306
Owner Butch Behn [1]
Former names Tenino Speedway
Surface Asphalt
Length .375 mi (0.6 km)
Turns 4

South Sound Speedway is a .375-mile (0.604 km) oval[2] race track with a Figure 8 course, located near Grand Mound and Rochester, Washington. It was first constructed by Dick and Wanda Boness[3] but is now owned by Butch Behn.[4] It has previously hosted the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West[5][6] and was owned by Jerry Cope, the uncle of Derrike Cope.


South Sound Speedway hosts several racing divisions including late model, street stock, Legends, NW baby grand, NW Vintage Modified, [7] and asphalt sprint cars. In the past it hosted the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West and currently hosts the ASA Late Model Series.[8]


Notable drivers to have raced at South Sound Speedway include, from the K&N Pro Series, Rick Carelli, Ron Eaton, Ron Hornaday, Jr., Robert Sprague, Dirk Stephens, Angela Cope, and Amber Cope.[9] Stephens and Eaton appear regularly at the track.

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Coordinates: 46°49′26″N 122°57′47″W / 46.82389°N 122.96306°W / 46.82389; -122.96306