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Walter McCord was a horse breeder and owned a farm near Oaklandon/McCordsville to train sulky horses for racing. In the 1950’s-1960’s the property was primarily used by the Midwest Motorcycle Club to host sanctioned AMA races. Regular races were listed in monthly schedules in the magazine during that period. According to American Motorcyclist Magazine, the track was listed as being located in Oaklandon on Rt. 67, 10 miles from Indianapolis, IN.   

Local sources have cited that the track sat near the now defunct Casio’s Restaurant and somewhere between the county line that separates Marion County from Hancock County. This is an aerial photo taken in 1961 that shows several tracks.

Item 1 is most likely the McCord track since it sits near the thick white line that is the separation between Marion and Hancock counties. Walter McCord was said to have owned a rather large farm.

Item 2 is currently the McCordsville Sports Park, former home of greyhound racing and briefly was a midget racing track in the 70's.

Item 3 is unknown, the track appeared somewhere between the late 50's and 1961.

Also, if anyone knows more information about it, feel free to send an e-mail at: hannah@bikersinc.org

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