This is What Colorado’s Lakeside Race Track Looks Like Today
Does anyone remember the Lakeside Race Track? The track closed in 1988 when I was 6-years-old, but I do have some fond memories of going there with my dad and uncle when I was young.
The 1/5 mile oval track was built in the 1930s and was in operation until 1988. An incident where a driver lost control, hitting a light that went into the grandstand ended up killing one person and injuring several others.
Today, the race track remains are ruins of decades past. I occasionally drive by the old race track located on 44th Avenue just off of Sheridan only to remember the times that I was able to have with my family.
This is all that remains of the once iconic Colorado race track: