Riverhead Raceway is one of the oldest existing stock car race tracks in the United States, having been built in 1949 and continuing to be successfully operational today.
Riverhead Raceway is a one-quarter mile asphalt, high-banked oval which also includes a world-famous Figure 8 course.
The raceway is located one mile east of the last exit on the Long Island Expressway (495) at exit 73.
Riverhead Raceway is part of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series and has been part of the popular NASCAR family for most of its existence. It is the only NASCAR stock car track in the New York metropolitan area. With multiple racing divisions every Saturday night and hundreds of cars in the pits, competition is fast and furious. Riverhead also features many special shows such as the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, INEX Legends National Qualifier, NEMA Midgets, Enduros, Demolition Derby, School Bus Figure 8 & Demo, Monster Trucks and much, much more!