Islip Airport & Speedway

Before it became the fondly remembered (by SOME!) Islip Speedway, the site originally was host to the very first Municipal Airport on Long Island.

The following is from "Long Islands Airports" by Joshua Stoff (Curator, Cradle of Aviation Museum) Arcadia Publishing. (Available at Borders)



























Islip Press Newspaper July 19th, 1928

'Lindbergh Visits New Islip Airport'

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Here it is as the Islip Speedway, 1947 - 1984

This is 2005


Some Islip Speedway Memorabilia

Islip-Speedway-FlyerWeb.jpg (154511 bytes)          Pit-PassWeb.jpg (171520 bytes)          Islip-SpeedwayWeb.jpg (206953 bytes)  

(Click thumbnails for larger image)

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Also the Marty Himes Museum pages covering all Auto Racing on Long Island