Nackara is an old railway settlement town on the road between Peterborough, South Australia and Broken Hill in New South Wales.
The track was situated out the back of the local pub, not far from the highway, it was was a cinder track close to the Narrow Gauge Railway Line, The cinders or ash came from the steam trains in the railway yards like many others speedways of the day.
The yearly picnic race meeting involved both speedway and motocross motorcycle events, The organisers behind the event was the Port Perie Motor Cycle Club.
The last event was held in 1966.
(Information by Brian Curtis)
1960 27th AUGUST NAKARA SPEEDWAY PROGRAM SLIDESHOW
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Alan Streader recalls: The cinders track was excellent to race on, it was a great surface especially if you were in front, I raced there in my short lived Solo racing days, on one occasion, Jim Silver who had been following me in a race returned to the pits with a pair of shattered goggles. The meetings were typical of there time and were like a family day out with stalls and amusements to compliment the racing on the day, Afterwards we would all head back to the local hall for a bar-b-q.