Spokane Raceway Park

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Spokane Raceway Park or Spokane County Raceway is a 2.5-mile road course and a quarter-mile drag strip near Airway Heights, Washington. The track hosts National Hot Rod Association events, as well as several driving schools for marque-specific clubs. It has also hosted ICSCC championship events.

History[edit]

The track was founded in 1974 when investors produced more than two million dollars to build the facility.[1] The track was questionably managed, resulting in a lawsuit[2] against trustee Orville Moe, and bankruptcy hearings.[3] Moe was eventually fired.[4][5] The track was sold as of April 10, 2008, and purchased by Spokane County. The park has been renamed; it is now "Spokane County Raceway."

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morlin, Bill (2004-07-04). "Losing Track". Spokesman Review. Retrieved 2007-11-18. 
  2. ^ Morlin, Bill (2007-09-06). "Raceway trustee files lawsuits". Spokesman Review. Retrieved 2007-11-18. 
  3. ^ Spokane Raceway Park Inc. vs. Orville L. Moe (United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Washington). Text
  4. ^ Morlin, Bill (2006-06-01). "Moe fired as raceway manager". Spokesman Review. Retrieved 2007-11-18. 
  5. ^ Mark Klaas. "Banned from home?". CompetitionPlus.com. Retrieved 2007-11-18. 

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Coordinates: 47°39′35″N 117°34′25″W / 47.65972°N 117.57361°W / 47.65972; -117.57361