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Perris Auto Speedway

Perris Auto Speedway
Location Perris, California
Time zone GMT-8
Opened March 30, 1996
oval
Surface clay
Length 1/2 mi (0.80 km)
Turns 4

Perris Auto Speedway, also known as The PAS, is a 1/2 mile clay oval track located at 18700 Lake Perris Drive on the Lake Perris Fairgrounds in Perris, California. The track features a raised backstretch offering fans a better view over the infield of the oval. The track hosts USAC/CRA sprint cars, street stocks, dirt modifieds, and many others. It hosted the Turkey Night Grand Prix midget car race in 1996, 2012 and 2013.[1] The track has also hosted the World of Outlaws and the Traxxas TORC Series.[2]

The track opened on March 30, 1996. Prior to that, the site of the track was home to Lake Perris speedway, a 1/8 mile dirt oval constructed in 1987 and hosted motorcycle racing then later car racing until 1993. A 1/3 mile dirt oval operated until the end of 1995.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Larson Adds Another Feather To His Cap". National Speed Sport News. November 23, 2012. Retrieved November 25, 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.perrisautospeedway.com/track.html
  3. ^ http://www.na-motorsports.com/Tracks/CA/Perris.html

External links

  • Perris Auto Speedway Homepage

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