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TRACK HISTORY

TIMELINE OF SILVER CITY'S TRACK

1958

Opened as a dirt track.

1959

Paved to be an asphalt track - American Quarter Midgets.

1960

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

L-R: Joe, Fred Kiser, Harry Vicory, Bruno Novicelli, Dom, Charlie, Don Slaney, Pete Novicelli, Bat Carabetta, Ralph Le Gendre, Frenchie Hamlin

1963

Quarter Midgets of America is Incorporated.

1975

Track is repaved by former member Jack Arute from Arute Construction
as a donation.

1984

  • 1st Eastern Grand Nationals are held at Silver City.

  • 25th Anniversary of the original paved track.

1988

2nd Eastern Grand Nationals are held at Silver City

1996-1999

Joey Logano from Portland, CT of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series started at Silver City when he was 5 years old.

Joey Logano and his father Tom Logano

1998-2000

Ryan Preece from Berlin, CT of the NASCAR Xfinity Series started at Silver City when he was 7 years old.

1999-2005

David Gravel from Watertown, CT of World of Outlaws Series started at Silver City when he was 6 years old.

2008

  • 3rd Eastern Grand Nationals are held at Silver City.

  • Ryan Blaney, son of NASCAR Driver David Blaney and Harrison Burton,son of NASCAR Driver Jeff Burton both raced at these Grand Nationals.

2018

60th Anniversary of the original paved track at Silver City.

LETS GO RACING!

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