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  • Kelly J (Private)
    6 months ago
    Looking Southeast from the stands
    My pit stall was in the far SE corner. Miss those days.#553
  • Bill Emhoff (Private)
    8 years 5 months ago
    Cajon Speedway Reunion was opening night theme at the Cajon Classic Cruise. Many fans, cars, drivers and memorabilia from the track was there!
    On my buisness trips to san Diego a visit to the speedway was a must.As a member of a whelen modified tour race team it was a pleasure to visit Cajon Speedway.I remember one trip more than most.The Grand Americian Modifieds were running and there was a Man & wife team running and they had Troyer Modifieds from NY State.That really amazed me to find those cars running is a Calf.racetrack.The track will sure be missed as we have lost many here on the east coast in the name of progress!Just once i would like to see them tear down a shopping mall and build a speedway!!
    • (Anonymously) (Private)
      10 months ago
      That would be the Lockmans, Harry and Jodi..
      On my buisness trips to san Diego a visit to the speedway was a must.As a member of a whelen modified tour race team it was a pleasure to visit Cajon Speedway.I remember one trip more than most.The Grand Americian Modifieds were running and there was a Man & wife team running and they had Troyer Modifieds from NY State.That really amazed me to find those cars running is a Calf.racetrack.The track will sure be missed as we have lost many here on the east coast in the name of progress!Just once i would like to see them tear down a shopping mall and build a speedway!!
  • Roger Topp (Private)
    11 months ago
    Oct.13th. The pit slabs were demolished today.
    One step back! Dirt back to Dirt! Lot of fond memories on those old slabs!
  • (Anonymously) (Private)
    1 year 6 months ago
    Spent many nights sitting in this grandstand.   Remember having so much fun     Glenda 
  • The Dog Zoo United States (Private)
    3 years 9 months ago
    I grew up at Cajon Speedway back in 1960. I was 4 yrs. old when I was a trophy queen at the 1/4 midget races there. How come Nascar doesn't have trophy queens riding on the hood of a car going around the track after the race like Cajon Speedway did back then? I remember everyone's anticipation at what the queen would look like for that weekend.  I raced my go-kart's and mini-bikes there. Every Saturday my dad and I would be sitting on the westside bleachers rooting for our favorites such as John Borneman, Cactus Henyen, Smilin' Ed Hale and so many others. My brother, Marty Frisk, raced demolition derby out there for so many years. He was the double '0', the same number I raced at Kartsville. These pictures are so sad but the best pictures are in my heart and can never be torn down.
  • (Anonymously) (Private)
    4 years 6 months ago
    Pa111236 Sure looks like a big number 7 (Ed Hales number) with a slash through it!
    to look at this picture and see this, wooooooo, as far back i can rember i have Ed Hale my uncle, i was at that race track ever sat night for almost all of my life, since 1969. my father raced there too. but i miss the track on sat nights and i miss Ed Hale,
  • shawn (Private)
    5 years 2 months ago
    Cajon Speedway Reunion was opening night theme at the Cajon Classic Cruise. Many fans, cars, drivers and memorabilia from the track was there!
    I went to the races since I was a kid. I am a fan of Jimmie Johnson. That was spoiled a little when a guy said, you would think that Jimmie would try and bring stock car racing back to San Diego some how. Seeing how it was a part of what made him. Since then, it haunts me as a Jimmie Johnson fan.

    "Go JIMMIE"

    From Shawn
  • 5 years 4 months ago
    I wish I could have programmed it to say OUCH !!!
    Sadly, the sign board was cut up in August 2009 and put in a 40 yard scrap metal bin with tons of other metal to recycle, so I imagine it will wind up in China. I wish the person that knew how to run it had contacted me a few weeks ago! We would have saved it. But no one around here knew how to operate all the sophisticated electronic equipment that was in the box attached to the support pole. And it was on ebay for several years with no one willing to buy it cheap. Dave
  • Ken (Private)
    5 years 4 months ago
    I wish I could have programmed it to say OUCH !!!
    I can tell you the last message on this board. It was "Thanks for your attendance this season, and we'll see you in April 2005."

    I had the distinct pleasure of running that sign for three years, and I loved every second of it.

    I saw some great racing, and made some great friends there.

    KW
  • 6 years 11 months ago
    I've heard it is a 60's Mercury with a Ford rearend. How can you tell?
    ANYONE REMEMBER THE DWIGGINS FAMILY?THEY RACED HERE FOR YEARS
  • 7 years 5 months ago
    Wasn't it great to be crammed in here waiting for the pits to open?
    Im very sad at this news Im reading , about the closing of cajon speedway. I grew up there , my late father who has passed , took me there every saturday night when i was a kid . we used to sit to the right of the tunnel , so Im sad now this done.
  • Jarrod Buck (Private)
    8 years 1 month ago
    Pa111236 Sure looks like a big number 7 (Ed Hales number) with a slash through it!
    I came down to San Diego from Portland the week before grandpas funeral, and on that day, walking out of the church, you could see the smoke rising into the sky as they burned the remains of the old track. I have a lot of memories at that track as a young boy, watching the races, going down into the pits to see grandpa afterwards. As sad as it was, it was kind of fitting I guess. He was there for the first race in 1961, and he ran the last race at the end of '04, and they left us together. RIP. I miss ya Grandpa.
  • Russel Ieler (Private)
    8 years 2 months ago
    Cajon Speedway Reunion was opening night theme at the Cajon Classic Cruise. Many fans, cars, drivers and memorabilia from the track was there!
    "TRACK CREW" I can still hear ol Doc yelling out as the lights on the top of that old truck came on as we all pilled in to go clean up the track of what ever oil or fuel or even that green colored "Its only water" coolant that was to slick to run on up off the track so we could pile back in and get back to turn 4 to watch some more short track racing at its best. To say that I miss it just doesn't say enough!
  • daren hale (Private)
    8 years 3 months ago
    Pa111236 Sure looks like a big number 7 (Ed Hales number) with a slash through it!
    well its been a year. i miss my uncle ed, his laugh and his big smile. uncle ed still lives in our hearts and i know he is racing where up where he is at! the picture looks like a 3 0 8 and a 7 at least thats what i belive thanks for the years smiling ed we love you daren hale
  • Mac (Private)
    8 years 7 months ago
    Pa111236 Sure looks like a big number 7 (Ed Hales number) with a slash through it!
    RIP "Smilin' Ed", aka "the Gentleman" - he was my entire family's favorite driver of all time at Cajon. He will be missed, as will "the fastest 3/8 mile paved oval in the west".