B&L Speedway - Benzonia MI 

Address: Hoadley Rd.
City: Benzonia
State: MI
Zip: 49616
County: Benzie
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Dirt Oval - was open in 1950's

This lost track was found by Ron Gross of Michigan Drive Ins while he was researching the location of the Nite Sky Drive-In in Beulah. Although the track seemed a bit primitive, the remnants on the lot still are unmistakably from an old track. The name of the track is not definite, although I believe it was confirmed by some local folks.

Source: John Merryman

I went to see a couple races at the track in the mid 60's with my uncle and dad. I remember the car count was low and it took a while to line up the cars. It brings back a fond memory as the three of us were always going to Michigan tracks!

Source: Rory Sosebee

This is my owned by my Uncle Louie Gelakosky if I remember right it was named the B&L Speedway (Betty & Louie).

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Info Updates:
11/29/2022 - Linda
This race track and property was owned by my parents, they developed it in the mid 1960’s. Named by my parents, Betty and Louie as B&L Raceway, my job there was to sell tickets for entry of spectators. So many memories and thrills from its development.
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B&L Speedway - GRANDSTAND WITH FLAGMAN STAND COURTESY RON GROSS
GRANDSTAND WITH FLAGMAN STAND COURTESY RON GROSS
B&L Speedway - GRANDSTAND COURTESY RON GROSS
GRANDSTAND COURTESY RON GROSS
B&L Speedway - FENCE AND TRACK COURTESY RON GROSS
FENCE AND TRACK COURTESY RON GROSS
B&L Speedway - BAR NEXT DOOR COURTESY RON GROSS
BAR NEXT DOOR COURTESY RON GROSS
B&L Speedway - 1954 AERIAL
1954 AERIAL
B&L Speedway - AERIAL PHOTO
AERIAL PHOTO
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