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Auto Racing in Hawaii

Articles and information about auto R\racing in Hawaii.

Hawaii Motorsports Center
This southwest Oahu motor race track also operated under the name Hawaii Raceway Park. It included a 1.32 mile road course, a 1/4 mile drag strip, a paved kart track, and a 1/4 mile dirt oval. The quarter mile dirt oval was known as the Hawaii Motor Speedway.
-2000: Saturday Night at the Races
-2006: More Street Racing Feared When Track Shut Down
-2007: Hawaii Raceway Park Controversy
- Status of Efforts to Save Hawaii Raceway Park

History of Hawaii Raceway Park
-Dirt oval opened January 1, 1962
-Drag strip opened in 1963
-Two mile road course operated from 1973 to 1975
-1.32 mile road course opened in 1992
-300 foot sand dragstrip opened in 2002
-The entire racetrack shut down in 2006 after their lease with the James Campbell Estate ran out
-In June of 2008 the 65.8 acre industrial zoned property near the Campbell Industrial Park in Kapolei was for sale again. It was bought by Irongate in 2006 for about $13 million and it was probably worth about 28 million in 2008. Irongate had originally planned to sell home lots on the property, but in 2008 they decided to sell it instead.

Hawaii International Racing School
When this school was in operation its classes included a three hour introduction to race car driving, a three day competition driving course, Spec Racer and Formula Mirage lapping sessions,and per-day race car rentals.

Big Island Auto Club
This Hawaiian auto racing club operates a 1/4 mile dirt oval and kart near Hilo on the east side of the Big Island of Hawaii.

Maui Raceway Park

Hawaii Racing Association
An organization on the Big Island of Hawaii with 2700 members. The main goal of the organization is to build a new motorsports complex on 250 acres on an 1801 lava flow just north of the Kona International Airport, on the mountain side of Queen Ka'ahumanu Highway.

Kona Motorsports Park
A motor sports complex that has been proposed to be built near Mahaiula on the West side of the Big Island that would include a drag strip, a dirt oval, a road course, and a kart course.

ABCRI Box Car Track

Speed Hawaii



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