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capitalcity300
11-05-2008, 02:32 AM
Castle Hill Speedway, NY??? Got any Race Photos??? :cheers: :wave:

The Castle Hill Speedway information was found on page 481 of the book: "The History of America's Speedways - Past & Present " by Alan L. Brown.

Castle Hill Speedway - Bronx, NY - 1/4 mile dirt oval (6/10/1938 - 10/10/1939)
the first race scheduled for 6/07/1938 was rained out
1/4 mile paved oval (5/14/1940 - 10/17/1941 / promoter was Bill Heiserman
located at Lafayette and Havemeyer Ave.
the track torn down in 1942 for construction of a defense project.
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10-08-2007, 08:39 PM #6 The37Kid - Old School HAMBer Join Date: Apr 2004 Location: Ridgefield, Ct.
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The37Kid posted the following post:
Glad you found us. Castle Hill was another race track in NYC, held indoor midget races starting in the late 1930's. About 20-25 years ago the remains of Rick Decker's Miller 122 came out of his body shop on Staten Island. It is now in the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing.
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#1. Was Castle Hill Speedway an indoor or outdoor race track??? :help: :confused:
#2. Got any Castle Hill Speedway race photos? :help: :confused:
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don38 #33 Yesterday, 03:18 PM
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