1947 - SALEM SPEEDWAY
Salem Speedway opened on the 22nd of June 1947, The track is a .555 mile paved oval with 33 degree banking on the corners.
1954 - SALEM SPEEDWAY SLIDESHOW
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1960's SALEM SPEEDWAY SLIDESHOW
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1968 - GARY BETTENHAUSEN
Gary Bettenhausen with his sprintcar at Salem Speedway. Photo: Don MacCartney.
1990 - RICH VOGLER
On the 21st of July 1990 Rich Vogler died in a turn four crash from severe head injuries, Vogler who was leading the event at the time was approaching the white flag, signalling one lap to go, when he crashed bringing out the red flag, The race was not re-started as per the rule book and Vogler was posthumously awarded the win.