Western Speedway

A multifaceted industrial park and 60 homes are some of the uses under consideration for the property that’s home to Western Speedway. (CBRE Victoria)

Future of Langford’s Western Speedway under the microscope

Hotel and film studio under consideration on tonights meeting

 

The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, are up for rezoning. (CBRE Victoria)

UPDATED: Western Speedway property is up for rezoning

Rezoning application to be considered during Feb. 8 committee meeting

 

The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, have been sold under a conditional contract. (CBRE Victoria photo)

Western Speedway sale gets the green light

Public to learn new buyer’s intentions, purchasing price in early 2021

The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, have been sold under a conditional contract. (CBRE Victoria photo)
After surviving prostate cancer, David Smith decided to take the driver’s seat in life. The 70-year-old competed in the Canada 200 on the weekend and plans to continue racing as long as he can. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Langford racing enthusiast back in driver’s seat of life after surviving aggressive cancer

70-year-old David Smith finishes mid-pack in Canada 200 race at Western Speedway

After surviving prostate cancer, David Smith decided to take the driver’s seat in life. The 70-year-old competed in the Canada 200 on the weekend and plans to continue racing as long as he can. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
View Royal’s Meghan Mrozinski is recovering after a brutal fall from her horse in late June that left her with a spinal cord injury. Her GoFundMe page has already raised over $25,000 for recovery funds. (Moira McCollom photo)

Western Speedway holding fundraiser for woman injured in fall from horse

July 18 bottle drop-off will benefit 27-year-old suffering from spinal cord injury

View Royal’s Meghan Mrozinski is recovering after a brutal fall from her horse in late June that left her with a spinal cord injury. Her GoFundMe page has already raised over $25,000 for recovery funds. (Moira McCollom photo)
Local Western Speedway drivers bring the thrill to fans at home while helping the Goldstream Food Bank. (Screenshot/iwesternspeedway.com)

Western Speedway brings racing home, feeds those in need

Realistic online racing series runs Sundays May 17 to June 7

Local Western Speedway drivers bring the thrill to fans at home while helping the Goldstream Food Bank. (Screenshot/iwesternspeedway.com)
The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, are on the market. (CBRE Victoria)
The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, are on the market. (CBRE Victoria)
Jeff Montgomery won his second Strawberry Cup in three years at Western Speedway on June 14 and 15. (Photo contributed by Wildlight Photography)

Jeff Montgomery claims another Strawberry Cup at Western Speedway

Langford-based Montgomery family has deep roots at the track

  • Jun 18, 2019
Jeff Montgomery won his second Strawberry Cup in three years at Western Speedway on June 14 and 15. (Photo contributed by Wildlight Photography)
The lightning-fast NSRA winged sprint cars are always a popular racing class at Western Speedway. They’ll be contesting the annual Daffodil Cup races over the Aug. 17 and 18 weekend in Langford. Courtesy Western Speedway

Big-time racing on tap in Langford this month

Western Speedway the place to be for a roaring good time in summer

The lightning-fast NSRA winged sprint cars are always a popular racing class at Western Speedway. They’ll be contesting the annual Daffodil Cup races over the Aug. 17 and 18 weekend in Langford. Courtesy Western Speedway
Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees

Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees

The induction will take place Saturday at Western Speedway

  • Apr 6, 2018
Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees
Aaron Willison (41) and Matt Verhagen (43) race in Winged Sprint Car action at Western Speedway in Langford earlier in the season. (Photo by Don Laidlaw, Wildlight Motorsports Photography)

Speedway champions crowned

Mike Haslam first main event win at Western Speedway since 2014

  • Sep 20, 2017
Aaron Willison (41) and Matt Verhagen (43) race in Winged Sprint Car action at Western Speedway in Langford earlier in the season. (Photo by Don Laidlaw, Wildlight Motorsports Photography)
Courtenay’s Mike Meeres captures Dwarf Car Invitational

Courtenay’s Mike Meeres captures Dwarf Car Invitational

Mid Season Championship sees drivers battled it out until the checkered flag dropped

  • Jul 6, 2017
Courtenay’s Mike Meeres captures Dwarf Car Invitational
The main event last weekend at Western Speedway was the demo cars and trucks. (Photo contributed)

Young family domination continues at Western Speedway

Mid season championship goes this weekend

  • Jun 28, 2017
The main event last weekend at Western Speedway was the demo cars and trucks. (Photo contributed)
Aaron Willison (41) and Matt Verhagen (43) race in Winged Sprint Car action last weekend at Western Speedway in Langford. (Photo by Don Laidlaw, Wildlight Motorsports Photography)

Langford resident back in the victory lane at Western Speedway

Recap of Strawberry Cup results

  • Jun 15, 2017
Aaron Willison (41) and Matt Verhagen (43) race in Winged Sprint Car action last weekend at Western Speedway in Langford. (Photo by Don Laidlaw, Wildlight Motorsports Photography)
SAVED BY THE BARRELS                                Brad Aumen, his throttle stuck going into turn one at Western Speedway, hits the protective water barrels at an estimated 200 km/h on Saturday during a Wilroc sprint car race. Luckily the young driver walked away uninjured. See racing results page A14. Photo by Matthew Davies/Firelight Photography

Montgomery rumbles across finish line to capture sprint cars’ Kershaw Cup

Race favourite wins the hard way at Western Speedway in Langford

  • May 24, 2017
SAVED BY THE BARRELS                                Brad Aumen, his throttle stuck going into turn one at Western Speedway, hits the protective water barrels at an estimated 200 km/h on Saturday during a Wilroc sprint car race. Luckily the young driver walked away uninjured. See racing results page A14. Photo by Matthew Davies/Firelight Photography
Dylan Ross, 17, captured the biggest race of his young career at Western Speedway, the Madden Cup, last night at Western Speedway. He finished the 75-lap race second behind Jarrod Soberg, but Soberg was disqualified after failing the post-race technical inspection, giving the win to Ross. Facebook

Teenager Ross captures first bomber car win at Western Speedway in Langford

Takes trophy after initial Madden Cup winner Soberg disqualified

  • May 14, 2017
Dylan Ross, 17, captured the biggest race of his young career at Western Speedway, the Madden Cup, last night at Western Speedway. He finished the 75-lap race second behind Jarrod Soberg, but Soberg was disqualified after failing the post-race technical inspection, giving the win to Ross. Facebook
Kaylyn Jenson zooms around the Western Speedway track during her first Old Time Racers Association start last month. She finished a respectable seventh in her debut, while her father, George, took the checkered flag in the race. Michael Cranmer Photography

Old Time Racing gains injection of youth at speedway in Langford

Vintage car series a family affair for Colwood racing clan

Kaylyn Jenson zooms around the Western Speedway track during her first Old Time Racers Association start last month. She finished a respectable seventh in her debut, while her father, George, took the checkered flag in the race. Michael Cranmer Photography
Despite the weather, the LORCDO Auto Parts Demo Series still provided spectators with an eventful evening last Saturday. This Saturday is the Allterra Constuction and Environmental Night at the Races. Photo contributed

Rain plagues Western Speedway again

Rain didn’t dampen spirits at Langford track

  • May 3, 2017
Despite the weather, the LORCDO Auto Parts Demo Series still provided spectators with an eventful evening last Saturday. This Saturday is the Allterra Constuction and Environmental Night at the Races. Photo contributed
Drivers in the non-winged sprint class are tightly packed together during Saturday’s race action at Western Speedway.  Photo by Don Laidlaw/Wildlight Photography

Montgomery fastest among non-winged sprints at Western Speedway

Langford track hosts Night at the Races

  • Apr 24, 2017
Drivers in the non-winged sprint class are tightly packed together during Saturday’s race action at Western Speedway.  Photo by Don Laidlaw/Wildlight Photography