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Greater Latrobe Speedway Memories

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Greater Latrobe Speedway MemoriesJoin us on Tuesday, October 15 for a special program, Greater Latrobe Speedway Memories: the Early Days of Stock Car Racing and Rediscovering the Track, presented by Bruce Shirey.

The Speedway’s first race was held on May 4, 1952 under the old NASCAR rules of 40 cards racing. Admissions was $1.00 and the grandstand was built to accommodate 4,000 people.

In November 2011, the Shirey brothers – Bruce, Brian, Bradley and Barry – started working on uncovering the odl Greater Latrobe Speedway.

Bruce Shirey will discuss the history and memories of this fascinating aspect of 20th century local Americana and the recent restoration efforts that are underway.

This program is free and open to the public. No registration required.

Details

Date:
October 15
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Organizer

Pennsylvania Room of Ligonier Valley Library
Phone:
724-238-6451
Email:
lvlparoom@ligonierlibrary.org
Website:
https://www.ligonierlibrary.org/pa-room/

Venue

Ligonier Valley Library
120 West Main Street
Ligonier, PA 15658 United States
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Phone:
724-238-6451
Website:
https://www.ligonierlibrary.org/