More Greenville racing history

This is Al Blixt, Sr. leaning against a “big car” driven by Glenn Myers in 1936.  The notation says “Greenville (Ohio), 1936. This was before he began writing for the Illustrated Speedway News.  Within a few years he was covering racing in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania. Read more
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New Bremen Speedway, Updated 9/5/2012

This 1/2 mile race track opened on September 14, 1926, and closed down in 1981. It had a dirt surface until being paved during the 1966 season. Then-owner Earl Baltes chose to remove the asphalt in 1979, but the dirt surface below the pavement proved to be inadequate to race on. Read more
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The forgotten Greenville Motor Speedway

Credit: Keith Fitzwater

Credit: Keith Fitzwater

  If you are under the age of 40, and live in Greenville, Ohio, you may not know that a once thriving racetrack existed here within the city limits (or that New Bremen had a race track, or the bowl track that was out near the Maid rite here in Greenville). It was called Greenville Motor Speedway, and is located on Eidson rd on the south end of town, right across from the Darke County Fairgrounds. It resides behind the now gone Speedway Drive-in theater. Read more
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