Virginia Speedways

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Title

Virginia Speedways

Description

News articles, advertisements, and ephemera about historic speedways in Virginia. The research and collection are continuing. Watch for more content.

Creator

Brian Katen

Coverage

Virginia and neighboring states frequented by Virginia drivers.

Subject

Racetracks (Automobile racing)
Stock car racing

Language

English

Items in the Virginia Speedways Collection

Floyd Speedway Will Open Sunday with Two Races
The Floyd Speedway will open this Sunday. To celebrate the opening of the speedway there will be a 200-lap race featuring Curtis Turner, Ted Swain, and Glen Wood.

Tarheel Drivers Sweep Events at Floyd Speedway
Tarheel stock car drivers made a clean sweep of the seven events that marked the opening day of the Floyd Speedway.

Ted Swaim Wins Sportsmen Event at Floyd Speedway
Ted Swaim won the sportsmens race with the Myers brothers coming in second place.

Stock Car Races Set Sunday for Floyd
Two national champions will be on hand Sunday for the late model stock car races at the Floyd Speedway.

Staley Pilots '55 Chevvy To Victory in Floyd Race
Gwyn Staley of North Wilkesboro, N.C., won the 150-lap feature race for late-model stock cars at the Floyd Speedway.