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Coos Bay

Coos Bay Speedway is a 3/8 mile dirt oval in Coos County, Oregon, just 2.5 hours Southwest from Eugene, Oregon. Opened up in the early 70's as a paved oval racing surface, then converted to dirt in 2007. The multi-purpose venue also features an eighth-mile NHRA drag strip and hosts yearly Mud Drag events.
  • Hosted five regional NASCAR events from 1973-93; Past Race winners:1973 & 74 Jack McCoy, 1978 Jack Jeffery, 1987 Garrett Evans, 1993 Rick Carelli.
  • Drake Nelson and his wife Kimberly bought Coos Bay in November of 2016 from long-time owner Chuck Prather. Drake Nelson is a third-generation promoter and has been involved in a number of race tracks in the Midwest and Pacific Northwest. His brother Adam is part of the ownership group that operates Meridian Speedway in Idaho, which joined the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series last year.
  • 2017 is the first full season with NASCAR affiliation.