Weedsport Speedway

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Weedsport Speedway, formerly known as Cayuga County Fair Speedway, is a 3/8 mile oval dirt racetrack located on the Cayuga County Fairgrounds in Weedsport, New York. The track opened in 1955, and in the early-1980s started hosting major concerts by some of the biggest bands in rock music, including Aerosmith, Santana, Stevie Nicks, The Beach Boys, Peter Frampton, Neil Young, Guns N' Roses, Kiss, Metallica, Bryan Adams, Ozzy Osbourne, Van Halen, Heart, Alice Cooper, Foreigner and Def Leppard. For concerts the track has attracted crowds as large as 12,000.[1][2][3][4]

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  1. ^ "Cayuga Fairgrounds, Weedsport, NY, USA Concert Setlists". setlist.fm. Retrieved 2018-05-27.
  2. ^ "Track History – Weedsport Speedway". Weedsportspeedway.com. Retrieved 2018-05-27.
  3. ^ "Weedsport Speedway". Tourcayuga.com. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2018-05-27.
  4. ^ Powerbomb Post (2014-05-11). "Wenzel: The music has stopped in Weedsport, but the memories remain | Lake Life". auburnpub.com. Retrieved 2018-05-27.