Atco Dragway

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Atco Dragway (originally Atco Raceway) is a 1/4 mile dragstrip located in the Atco section of Waterford Township, New Jersey.


Opened in 1960, it is the oldest drag strip in New Jersey.[1] The track is also sanctioned by the NHRA, the largest sanctioning body in drag racing. Atco Dragway held over 265 events last year[when?], making it one of the busiest tracks in the country.


  1. ^ "A Track Where Everybody Can Sample Life in the Fast Lane". New York Times. July 28, 1996. Atco Raceway was New Jersey's first drag strip when it opened in 1960 

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  • Alan E. Brown. The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present, Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003, ISBN 0-931105-61-7, pp. 458

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Coordinates: 39°46′30″N 74°49′48″W / 39.775°N 74.830°W / 39.775; -74.830