It was opened in 1966 as a dirt track but it was paved the following year when Bob Slack purchased the track and since then Cayuga Speedway has become synonymous with racing at its best and is regarded by fans, racers and sponsors alike as Canada’s premier racing and entertainment facility. Championship racing at its very finest has been the trademark of the former Cayuga Speedway. Its goal to provide motorsport fans with the best “Specials Only” format was attained through major sponsorship backing and a large base of dedicated fans.
As Canada’s largest oval track auto racing facility Cayuga Speedway has presented the best in racing on its 5/8ths – mile paved oval. Generations of fans have witnessed top racers in stock car and open-wheel competition at this Southern Ontario track for over 50 years.
In the glory years, hundreds of thousands of fans attended events at this famed facility to capture the excitement of such prestigious racing sanctioning bodies as the American Speed Association (ASA), Hooters Pro Cup, Great American Truck Racing, CASCAR, NASCAR Bush North Series, NASCAR Pinty’s Series, DIRT, ISMA, ACT, ARCA and the Players Challenge Series along with many more.
The track has hosted stock car racing at its best, and many of the biggest names in racing have participated in the exciting sanctioned events including Bobby Allison, Davey Allison, Dale Earnhardt, Junior Hanley, Don Biederman, Bill Elliot, Matt Kenseth, Alan Kulwicki, Mark Martin, Tony Stewart, Rusty Wallace, Darrell Waltrip, Bob Sennecker, Dick Trickle and many, many more.
However, the non-stop fender to fender action at the Speedway has not only been limited to stock cars it has also hosted GATR – the big rig trucks, NTPA Truck, and Tractor Pulls and major musical entertainment including “Another Roadside Attraction” featuring The Tragically Hip. Other major musical acts such as Sass Jordan, Kim Mitchell, The Tea Party, Travis Tritt, The Jeff Healy Band, April Wine, and David Wilcox have graced the stages at the Speedway.
Set on over 250 acres, today’s rebranded Jukasa Motor Speedway offers the motorsport fan a full range of amenities. There are over 800 campsites with many serviced with hydro and water, refreshment and souvenir booths and free parking to ensure comfort and enjoyment for all who attend the events. An added bonus at some events is the entertainment under the covered band shell pavilion – a popular gathering spot in the evenings. Quality will be the name of the game at Jukasa Motor Speedway, and for the fans, competitors, media and sponsors alike, Jukasa will strive to offer one of the most professional run motorsport facilities in North America.