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Volusia Speedway Park
Aerial VolusiaSpeedwayPark01.jpg
Aerial view of Volusia Speedway Park
Location 1500 East State Rd. 40, De Leon Springs, Florida
Time zone EST/EDT (-0500/-0400)
Coordinates 29°12′54″N 81°20′42″W / 29.215°N 81.345°W / 29.215; -81.345Coordinates: 29°12′54″N 81°20′42″W / 29.215°N 81.345°W / 29.215; -81.345
Operator Dean Miracle - General Manager
Opened 1968
Former names Barberville Speedway
Volusia County Speedway
Major events NASCAR Busch Series (1989-92)
World of Outlaws series
Super DIRTcar Series
1/2 mile Oval
Surface Dirt (Clay)
Length 0.8 km (0.5 mi)
Turns 4
1/8 mile Oval
Surface Dirt (Clay)
Length 0.2 km (0.125 mi)
Turns 4
Banking Flat

Volusia Speedway Park (formerly known as Volusia County Speedway) is an auto racing facility located near Barberville in Volusia County, Florida. It Currently operates as a 1/2-mile dirt oval and a 1/8-mile dirt oval for karts. It currently hosts races from the World of Outlaws series (both sprints and late models) and the UMP late model series, As well as the UMP Super DIRTcar Series (Both big-block and small block modified racing).

The track opened as a 1/4 mile dirt oval in 1968, operating through 1969. It expanded to 3/8 mile (still dirt) in August of 1969, operating through 1971. It expanded again to 1/2 mile in February 1972, operating through 1989, when it was paved. It operated as a paved oval until 1997, when it was converted back to dirt.

The 3/8 mile dirt oval opened behind turn 4 of the original oval, operating from 1993 until it was paved in 1998, In late 2004 the paved surface was torn up and as of 2015 only the slight footprint of the 3/8 mile paved oval remains. A 1/8 mile dirt karting track is located inside the former 3/8 mile course.

NASCAR events[edit]

From 1989 until 1992, the track hosted a NASCAR Busch Series race. [1]

Date Winner
July 1, 1989 Rob Moroso
June 23, 1990 Tommy Houston
March 24, 1991 Kenny Wallace
July 12, 1992 Steve Grissom

References[edit]

  1. ^ Track history at racing-reference.info

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