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Riverhead Raceway is a race track built in 1949, opened on May 30, 1952, and located in Riverhead, New York. It is the only raceway remaining in Long Island since Islip Speedway closed down in 1984. The track is a high-banked, asphalt oval a quarter mile around. It also features a Figure 8 course. The Modified division of Riverhead Raceway is part of the Dodge Weekly Series and the Whelen Modified Tour, which features racer Bill Park (from Manorville), whose nephew is Steve Park. Steve, an East Northport native, also used to race at Riverhead Raceway in is younger years. Another notable drivers that raced at Riverhead Raceway include Charlie Jarzombek and Brett Bodine.

Racing divisions

  • Modified
  • Figure Eight
  • Late Model
  • Charger
  • Blunderbust
  • Super Pro Truck

Other events

  • Demolition Derby
  • Monster Trucks
  • Train Race
  • Enduro
  • Car Roll-Over
  • One-on-One Spectator Drag
  • Go-Karts
  • Firework

External links

  • Official site

This article uses material from the "Riverhead Raceway" article on the The Third Turn wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.


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