Lonsdale Sports Arena

Lonsdale Sports Arena was a 1/3 mile high-banked paved oval located two miles north of Pawtucket, Rhode Island on Mendon Road in Cumberland, Rhode Island, on the banks of the Blackstone River. The track operated from 1947 to 1956. Ironically, its location near the river would prove a key factor in its ultimate demise. The Stop & Shop plaza now occupies where Lonsdale was.

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Lonsdale Sports Arena - Down Comes The Curtain
... Lonsdale met its ultimate demise because of the Blackstone River ... Lonsdale's last race saw the same racing that started Lonsdale end its tenure on the racing circuit ... The final champion at Lonsdale was the venerable Fred Luchesi, who also won championships at Seekonk Speedway, Norwood Arena Speedway, Waterford Speedbowl and Westboro Speedway during this rough-and-tum ...

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