Ascot Speedway

YEARS OF OPERATION KEY:
/ c = circa (about) / cn = cancelled / E = early / L = late / M = mid / r = ran / s = scheduled to run / z = ran karts, motorcycles, or other motorsport /
Florencenr. Los AngelesCaliforniaUSA
Central Ave+Florence Ave, at an old Los Angeles County Fairgrounds, later Goodyear tire plant
opened for horses in 1903
lat: +33.9867 lng: -118.2608


Ascot Speedway 01848 b
aka: Ascot Park
1 mi.  concrete ovalr11/30/1916-11/27/19, z1/11/20 defunct
motorcycles (1920)


Ascot Park 01848 a
aka: Ascot
1 mi.  dirt ovalr6/11/1904-4/16/16 defunct


TRACK CHAMPIONS

RACES

Ascot Park
1 1904-06-11 track 'a'
1-Herb Brown, 2-A.L. Cheney
3 laps
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2 1904-06-11 track 'a'
1-A.G. Woodill, 2-Ralph Hamlin
3 laps
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3 1904-06-11 track 'a'
1-Ralph Hamlin, 2M.T. Hancock, 3-G.B. Baggs
3 laps
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4 1904-06-18 track 'a'
1-M.T. Hancock, 2-Ralph Hamlin
3 laps
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5 1904-06-18 track 'a'
1-Charles Hooper, 2-G.B. Baggs
3 laps
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6 1904-06-18 track 'a'
1-M.T. Hancock, 2-Ralph Hamlin, 3-R.W. Burnham, 4-Charles Hooper
3 laps
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7 1904-06-25 track 'a' $100 Hancock Trophy
1-W.K. Cowan, 2-M.T. Hancock
3 laps
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8 1904-06-25 track 'a'
1-Roy Hillman, 2-Leon Shettler
3 laps
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9 1904-06-25 track 'a'
1-W.K. Cowan, 2-M.T. Hancock, 3-Roy Hillman
3 laps
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10 1904-06-25 track 'a'
1-W.F. Flint, 2-Ralph Hamlin
3 laps
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11 1904-06-25 track 'a' White touring cars (steam)
1-Frank Garbutt, 2-H.D. Ryus
3 laps
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12 1904-07-02 track 'a'
1-Ralph Hamlin, 2-Frank Garbutt
3 laps
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13 1904-07-09 track 'a'
1-Henry Turner, 2-J.W. Sefton
5 laps
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14 1904-07-09 track 'a'
1-Frank Garbutt, 2-H.D. Ryus
5 laps
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15 1904-07-09 track 'a'
1-H.D. Ryus, 2-Frank Garbutt
5 laps
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16 1904-07-09 track 'a'
1-H.A. Bingham, 2-A.W. Eager
3 laps
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17 1904-07-16 track 'a'
1-G. Anthony
3 laps; 1 finisher
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18 1904-07-16 track 'a'
1-Frank Garbutt+J. Stewart (tie)
3 laps
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19 1904-07-16 track 'a'
1-G. Anthony, 2-Frank Garbutt
3 laps
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20 1905-00-00 track 'a'
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21 1906-00-00 track 'a'
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22 1907-00-00 track 'a'
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23 1908-10-31 track 'a' 24 hrs.
1-Ralph Leavitt/Murray Page, 2-Ralph Hamlin/Guy Irwin, 3-Harry Lord/Lee Gehricke, 4-Lee Gehricke
10/31-11/1; 916 laps; 7 starters/4 finishers
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24 1908-12-26 track 'a' free formula, handicap
1-Charles Soules, 2-Harold Stone, 3-Robert Greer, 4-Hughie Hughes
5 laps
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25 1908-12-26 track 'a' stock chassis < $2000.
1-G.A. Bingham, 2-Jack Heyser, 3-A. Bagsdale, 4-W. Lee
5 laps
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26 1908-12-26 track 'a' stock chassis < $3500.
1-Gus Seyfried, 2-Harold Stone, 3-Hughie Hughes
5 laps
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27 1908-12-26 track 'a' stock chassis, derby
1-Charles Soules, 2-Harold Stone, 3-Robert Greer
25 laps
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28 1908-12-26 track 'a' sweepstakes
1-Barney Oldfield, 2-Hughie Hughes
5 laps
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29 1908-12-27 track 'a' rental cars
1-G.A. Bingham, 2-W. Lee, 3-A. Bagsdale, 4-Jack Scott
3 laps
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30 1908-12-27 track 'a' stock < $3500., handicap
1-Fred Dundee, 2-Harold Stone, 3-Charles Soules
5 laps
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31 1908-12-27 track 'a' stock chassis
1-Charles Soules
25 laps; 3 starters/1 finisher
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32 1908-12-27 track 'a' stock chassis < $3500.
1-Fred Dundee, 2-Harold Stone, 3-F.A. Forbes
5 laps
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33 1909-03-28 track 'a' AAA
1-Murray Page
150 laps
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34 1909-08-15 track 'a' AAA
1-William Orr
300 laps
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35 1909-10-30 track 'a' AAA
1-Frank Free
50 laps
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36 1909-10-31 track 'a' AAA
1-Frank Free
100 laps
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37 1909-11-20 track 'a' AAA
1-Larry McLarty
50 laps
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38 1909-11-21 track 'a' AAA
1-Harris Hanshue
150 laps
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39 1909-12-26 track 'a' AAA
1-Joe Nikrent
50 laps
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40 1910-03-05 track 'a' AAA
1-Al Livingstone
25 laps
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41 1910-03-06 track 'a' AAA
1-Al Livingstone
50 laps
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42 1910-03-12 track 'a' AAA
1-Ray Harroun
50 laps
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43 1910-03-13 track 'a' AAA
1-Ray Harroun
100 laps
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44 1911-00-00 track 'a'
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45 1912-00-00 track 'a' 24 hrs.
1-Lee Gehricke
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46 1913-00-00 track 'a'
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47 1914-04-00 track 'a' cyclecars
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48 1914-12-27 track 'a' AAA
1-Bob Burman
50 laps
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49 1915-02-07 track 'a' AAA Champ, Formula Libre
1-Eddie O'Donnell, 2-Tom Alley, 3-A.A. Cadwell, 4-William Taylor
100 laps; 8 starters/4 finishers; Jack Callaghan crashed and died on 2/8
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50 1915-03-21 track 'a' cyclecars
1-Harry Hartz
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51 1915-04-04 track 'a' AAA
1-Bob Burman
50 laps
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52 1915-12-26 track 'a' AAA
1-Eddie Pullen
50 laps
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53 1916-03-05 track 'a' AAA George Washington Sweepstakes
1-Eddie Pullen
100 laps
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54 1916-03-19 track 'a' AAA
1-Eddie O'Donnell
50 laps
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55 1916-04-16 track 'a' AAA Ascot Motor Derby
1-Eddie O'Donnell
150 laps
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56 1916-11-30 track 'b' AAA National Championship Championship Award Sweepstakes/Ascot Derby
1-Eddie Rickenbacher, 2-Earl Cooper, 3-Eddie Pullen, 4-Glover Ruckstell, 5-Mike Moosie, 6-Ira Vail
150 laps; 12 starters/8 finishers
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57 1916-12-25 track 'b' AAA
1-Earl Cooper
50 laps
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58 1917-03-04 track 'b' AAA Champ George Washington Sweepstakes
1-Earl Cooper, 2-Eddie Pullen, 3-Omar Toft, 4-Cliff Durant, 5-William Taylor, 6-William Weightman
100 laps; 11 starters/8 finishers
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59 1917-11-29 track 'b' AAA Champ, 300 ci max.
1-Louis Chevrolet, 2-Tommy Milton, 3-Eddie Hearne, 4-Cliff Durant
10 laps; 4 starters/4 finishers
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60 1917-11-29 track 'b' AAA Champ, Formula Libre
1-Eddie Hearne, 2-Tommy Milton, 3-Louis Chevrolet, 4-Cliff Durant, 5-Edward Kaster, 6-William Bolden
50 laps; 8 starters/7 finishers
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61 1918-01-13 track 'b' IMCA
1-Louis Chevrolet
10 laps
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62 1918-03-17 track 'b' IMCA
1-Tommy Milton
10 laps
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63 1918-03-17 track 'b' IMCA
1-Tommy Milton
10 laps
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64 1918-03-17 track 'b' IMCA
1-Tommy Milton
10 laps
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65 1919-00-00 track 'b' sprint
1-Eddie Pullen
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66 1919-00-00 track 'b' sprint
1-Eddie Pullen
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67 1919-01-26 track 'b' AAA Victory Sweepstakes
1-Roscoe Sarles
100 laps
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68 1919-03-23 track 'b' AAA Champ George Washington Sweepstakes
1-Roscoe Sarles, 2-Eddie Hearne, 3-Eddie Pullen, 4-Cliff Durant, 5-Omar Toft, 6-Dave Lewis
150 laps; 9 starters/6 finishers
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69 1919-11-27 track 'b' AAA
1-Joe Boyer
50 laps