Former and Current Auto Racing Venues in Sedgwick County, Kansas

(Almost certainly an incomplete listing)

 

 

 

“81” Speedway

½ Mile Dirt Oval --- 1953 – 1963

Ό Mile Dirt Oval --- 1953 – 1964

3/8 Mile Dirt Oval --- 1965 – Present

7700 North Broadway Street – Park City, Kansas

  

 

37th Street Speedway

Small racetrack for micro & three-quarter midgets --- 1958 – 1959

2800 East 37th Street North – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

Air Capital Speedway

½ Mile Dirt Oval --- 1966

13000 West U. S. Highway 54 – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

Alaskan Ice Palace

1/10 Mile Concrete Indoor Oval --- 1940

700 South Hydraulic Street – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

Bo Stearns’ Track

½ Dirt Oval --- 1930 – c1938

1/5 Mile Dirt Oval --- c1937 – c1939

G. A. “Bo” Stearns’ Horse Ranch

10343 North Broadway – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

Cejay Stadium

3/10 Mile Dirt Oval with 1/5 Mile Dirt Oval Inside --- 1945 – 1957

2700 South Oliver – Wichita, Kansas

when the racetrack was operational but the location’s address today is

2744 George Washington Boulevard – Wichita, Kansas

   

 

Famous Forty Acres

½ Mile Dirt Road Course --- 1938

1 block east of Hillside Street between Zimmerly & Grand Streets (where the old St. Joseph Hospital stood from 1941 until 2009) – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

Frontier Speedway

3/8 Mile Dirt Oval --- 1963

13000 West U. S. Highway 54 – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

Joyland Racetrack

1/10 Mile Paved Oval --- c1956 – c1957

Ό Mile Paved Road Course --- Late 1950s – Early 2000s

2801 South Hillside – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

Kansas Coliseum

Indoor Oval --- 1979 – c1990

1229 East 85th Street North – Valley Center, Kansas 

 

 

Kansas International Dragway

Ό Mile Paved Drag Strip --- 2008 – present

61St Street North & Ridge Road – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

Lake Afton Road Course

1.8 Mile Paved Road Course --- 1965 – 1970s

260th Street West & West 39th Street South – Goddard, Kansas

 

 

M & N Raceway

Ό Mile Paved Drag Strip --- 1963 – 1965

61St Street North & Ridge Road – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

McConnell AFB

Ό Mile Paved Drag Strip (Runway) --- 1958

Southeast George Washington Boulevard – Wichita, Kansas 

 

 

Meridian Speedway

1½ Mile Dirt Squared Circle --- 1921 – 1923

Northeast of Pawnee Street & Meridian Avenue – Wichita, Kansas

 

  

Meridian Speedway

1/5 Mile Dirt Oval --- 1937 – 1940

1½ Miles south of Douglas Avenue on the west side of South Meridian Street – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

Park City Raceway

1/6 Mile Dirt Oval – 2003 to Present

I-135 at 85th Street North – Park City, Kansas

 

 

Robbins Speedway

½ Mile Dirt Oval --- 1953 – 1958

Ό Mile Dirt Oval --- 1953 – 1958

7700 North Broadway Street – Park City, Kansas

 

 

Speed Bowl

1/4 Mile Dirt Oval --- 1950

On Highway K-15 southwest of the intersection of Oliver Street & McArthur Road – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

Speedway Park

Formerly known as Wichita Speedway

1½ Mile Dirt Circle --- 1915

Northeast of Pawnee Street & Meridian Avenue – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

West Side Athletic Field

a.k.a. West Side Park

a.k.a. West Side Speedway

1/5 Mile Dirt Oval --- 1941 – 1942

1800 West Third Street – Wichita, Kansas

 

   

 West Side Park

a.k.a. West Side Athletic Field

a.k.a. West Side Speedway

1/5 Mile Dirt Oval --- 1941 – 1942

1800 West Third Street – Wichita, Kansas

   

 

West Side Racetrack

½ Mile Dirt Oval --- 1916

1/5 Mile Dirt Oval --- c1922

Second Street & Glenn Street – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 West Side Speedway

a.k.a. West Side Athletic Field

a.k.a. West Side Park

1/5 Mile Dirt Oval --- 1941 – 1942

1800 West Third Street – Wichita, Kansas

  

 

Wichita Fairgrounds Racetrack

  ½ Mile Dirt Oval --- 1910

Second Street & Glenn Street – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

Wichita International Raceway

Ό Mile Paved Drag Strip --- 1969 – 2008

61St Street North & Ridge Road – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

Wichita International Raceway Park

Ό Mile Paved Drag Strip --- 1966 – 1968

61St Street North & Ridge Road – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 Wichita Speedway

Name Changed to Speedway Park before it ever opened

1½ Mile Dirt Circle --- 1915

Northeast of Pawnee Street & Meridian Avenue – Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

If you know of any other Sedgwick County, Kansas auto racing venue which should be listed here, please contact Bob Lawrence.