South Sound Speedway

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South Sound Speedway
South Sound Speedway Turns 1 and 2.jpg
Turns 1 and 2
LocationThurston County, near Rochester, Washington, USA
Coordinates46°49′26″N 122°57′47″W / 46.82389°N 122.96306°W / 46.82389; -122.96306
OwnerButch Behn [1]
Former namesTenino Speedway
Major eventsNASCAR K&N Pro Series West (1991-1993)
NASCAR Northwest Series (1985-2002)
Oval
SurfaceAsphalt
Length.375 mi (0.6 km)
Turns4

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.

Events[edit]

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]

Drivers[edit]

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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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ City Toilets Bought by Racecar Supply Co.
  2. ^ Official Site
  3. ^ http://www.tacomaathletic.com/TPCHOF_Bios/Dick_and_Wanda_Boness.html Dick and Wanda Boness
  4. ^ City Toilets Bought by Racecar Supply Co.
  5. ^ Racing Reference
  6. ^ "South Sound Speedway". Thousand Oaks, CA: RacingWest. Retrieved 1990-10-12. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. ^ NW Vintage Modified
  8. ^ Racing West ASA NORTHWEST TOUR SOUTH SOUND SPEEDWAY NOTEBOOK
  9. ^ Racing Reference

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