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Kawartha Speedway

Aerial view of Kawartha Downs during a stock car race

Kawartha Speedway is a 3/8 mile paved oval located in Fraserville, Ontario, approximately 10 km southwest of Peterborough. The paved track is within the harness racing track, temporary grandstands are brought onto the harness racing tracks surface. In 2006 Kawartha Speedway held the final CASCAR Super Series race before it became the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series in 2007. Since 2004 Kawartha was the host of the CASCAR Super Series finale. Kawartha Speedway held the finale of the inaugural NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Season which was won by Scott Steckly the following year Jason Hathaway picked up his first ever win and in 2009 D.J. Kennington won.

Summer Shoot-Out Series

In an attempt to raise diminishing car counts all over Southern Ontario, Kawartha Speedway announced a 6 race late model series, split between Kawartha and Capital City Speedway in Stittsville, Ontario. Three events were held at Kawartha and three at the Capital City Speedway. All events were 100 laps with the exception of a July race at Kawartha which was 200 laps, called the ACT Summer Sizzler.

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