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South Sound Speedway
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Location Thurston County, near Rochester, Washington, USA
Coordinates 46°49′26″N 122°57′47″W / 46.82389°N 122.96306°W / 46.82389; -122.96306
Owner Butch Behn
Former names Tenino Speedway
Major events NASCAR K&N Pro Series West (1991-1993)
NASCAR Northwest Series (1985-2002)
Surface Asphalt
Length .375 mi (0.6 km)
Turns 4

South Sound Speedway is a .375-mile (0.604 km) oval race track with a Figure 8 course, located near Grand Mound and Rochester, Washington. It was first constructed by Dick and Wanda Boness but is now owned by Butch Behn. It has previously hosted the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West and was owned by Jerry Cope, the uncle of Derrike Cope.


South Sound Speedway hosts several racing divisions including late model, street stock, Legends, NW baby grand, NW Vintage Modified, and asphalt sprint cars. In the past it hosted the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West and currently hosts the Northwest Super Late Model Series once or twice a season.


Notable drivers to have raced at South Sound Speedway include, from the K&N Pro Series, Rick Carelli, Ron Eaton, Ron Hornaday, Jr., Robert Sprague, Dirk Stephens, Angela Cope, and Amber Cope.

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