Trenton Speedway on Site of Grounds for Sculptor; Concerts; Black Driver
African American History Art Automotive Concerts, Music Festivals Deaths, Died Here No Longer There Sports
Trenton Speedway on Site of Grounds for Sculptor; Concerts; Black Driver

An auto racetrack, Trenton Speedway, was here until 1980. The concrete foundation is under what is now a sculpture garden. Promising African American driver Tommy Thompson was killed from injuries in a race here on 9-23-78. See the Philadelphia Inquirer, 9-28-18 at pp. D1, 8. Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead was in a band called Kingfish that played at the speedway on 8-24-75. The lineup was Aerosmith, Kingfish, Poco, Slade, Nils Lofgren, Mahogany Rush and Hootchie Kootch. That information is from the lostlivedead blog.

Publication date Nov 23, 2018
Property ID: 11223
Updated on: Nov 23, 2018

An auto racetrack, Trenton Speedway, was here until 1980. The concrete foundation is under what is now a sculpture garden. Promising African American driver Tommy Thompson was killed from injuries in a race here on 9-23-78. See the Philadelphia Inquirer, 9-28-18 at pp. D1, 8. Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead was in a band called Kingfish that played at the speedway on 8-24-75. The lineup was Aerosmith, Kingfish, Poco, Slade, Nils Lofgren, Mahogany Rush and Hootchie Kootch. That information is from the lostlivedead blog.

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80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton Township, New Jersey, 08619, United States
Listing Category:
African American History Art Automotive Concerts, Music Festivals Deaths, Died Here No Longer There Sports
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Created Date:
11-23-2018
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