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Old 14-10-2008, 22:53
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698. Langley Speedway (Langley, BC - Canada)

With its 3/8 mile this track is legendary in Canada and opened in 1965.
In 1969 the Vancouver-Fraser Park District started to buy land to create a park and the Speedway lying on this land came under pressure.
The lease periods became shorter and the track got more and more restrictions.
In 1980 operations were taken over and the name became Action Raceway.
In 1984 the lease was not renewed...
The track was used by a wide variety of cars ... Early Late Models, "A" Modifeds, "B" Modifieds and "C" Modifieds, Limited Super Stocks, Claimers, Open Competition and Modified Sportsman, Late Models, Super Stocks, Street Stocks and Bombers.
And for Touring Cars ... NASCAR Winston West Series, NASCAR Late Model Sportsman series, Canadian American Modified Racing Association (CAMRA) events and the International Drivers' Challenge (IDC).

The track still exists and is in great shape as can be seen on the picture.
(Foto courtesy: Canadian Racer - Bud Bussiere)
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