Salem Speedway

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Salem Speedway
Location 2729 Hwy 56 West
Salem, Indiana
Coordinates 38°36′00″N 86°08′25″W / 38.60000°N 86.14028°W / 38.60000; -86.14028Coordinates: 38°36′00″N 86°08′25″W / 38.60000°N 86.14028°W / 38.60000; -86.14028
Owner Owen and Beverly Thompson
Opened June 22, 1947
Length .555 mi

Salem Speedway is a .555 miles (0.893 km) long paved oval motor racetrack in Washington Township, Washington County, near Salem, Indiana, approximately 100 miles (160 km) south of Indianapolis. It opened in 1947. Major auto racing series that run at Salem are ARCA, USAR and USAC.

The track has 33° degrees of banking in the corners. The first ARCA race was 1955.

The qualifying record is 16.785 seconds/119.035 mph by Gary Bradberry in 1994.[1]

ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series Trucks at Salem, September 16, 2006


  1. ^ "Salem Speedway", ARCA Racing 

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