By milwhcky @ 2009-04-26 07:29:49
This 3/8 mile paved oval track opened in 1963. It closed in the mid-70's and reopened in the mid-90's. NASCAR held events here in 1963, '64, '70, and '71. Fred Lorenzen won the first race in a Ford, while Richard Petty won the other three in a Plymouth. Today, several classes of stock cars race here on Saturday nights.
Over the years, this track has also gone by the following names:
Ona Raceway, Huntington International Speedway, Dick Clark's International Raceway Park, International Raceway Park, West Virginia International Speedway.