In the 1950s, Lancaster Motor Speedway hosted four NASCAR Cup series events. Over the years, drivers like Ernie Irvan and Dale Earnhardt Sr. ran at the 1/2 mile track.
In December of 2021, NASCAR used the speedway to test its Next Gen car for the dirt race at Bristol.
Here, in Sept. of 1954, turn four is seen in the foreground as workers level out the hill that will become the stands on the front stretch.
(Photo by Lavoy Studio/The Lancaster Archive)