Beech Ridge Motor Speedway

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Beech Ridge Motor Speedway[1]
Beach Ridge Motor Speedway logo.jpg
Location Scarborough, Maine
Time zone Eastern
Coordinates 43°36′37″N 70°22′51″W / 43.610294°N 70.380747°W / 43.610294; -70.380747
Owner Andy Cusack
Broke ground 1948
Opened May 20, 1949
Architect James B. McConnell
Major events Pro series, sport series, wild cats, roadrunners, mad bombers, beetle bugs, mighty trucks, legends
Oval
Surface Asphalt
Length 1/3 mi
Turns 4

Beech Ridge Motor Speedway is a 1/3 mile NASCAR-sanctioned asphalt oval auto racing track in Scarborough, Maine. The track is located very near the Scarborough Downs horse racing track.

Beech Ridge Motor Speedway races on Saturday nights, as well as Thursdays. On Saturdays, the racing consists of the Pro Series, Sport Series, Wild Cats, and the Roadrunners. On Thursdays, the Mad Bombers, Beetle Bugs, Mighty Trucks, Ladies and Legends divisions participate. Andy Austin serves as the voice of speedway on both Thursday and Saturday nights.

The track was opened in 1949 by Jim McConnell, an airplane mechanic. In 1981 it was bought by the Cusack family.[2] It became a NASCAR sanctioned track in 1995.[3]

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Coordinates: 43°36′37″N 70°22′51″W / 43.6102°N 70.3807°W / 43.6102; -70.3807