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Eddie Partridge takes final lap during memorial service at Riverhead Raceway Saturday

Riverhead Raceway co-owner Eddie Partridge, who died on Sept. 10 at age 68, took his final laps around his track during a memorial ceremony Saturday.

Riverhead Raceway co-owner Eddie Partridge dies suddenly at age 68

The auto racing community is reeling from news of the passing of Riverhead Raceway owner Eddie Partridge Friday night.

Racing returns to Riverhead Raceway, limited by state’s COVID rules

Riverhead Raceway had its season opener last Saturday, but due to COVID restrictions, admission is limited to people associated with race teams, raceway partner Tom Gatz said.

Riverhead Raceway drive-in movies will debut with Tom Hanks comedy ‘Big’

The family favorite “Big” starring Tom Hanks will be the premiere offering June 17 for drive-in movie nights this summer at Riverhead Raceway.

Drive-in movies coming to Riverhead Raceway this summer — at least twice

The town board today gave partial approval to Riverhead Raceway's application to host drive-in movies on Friday night's this summer, agreeing to allow the first two show dates on a trial basis.

Town board balks at raceway request to show 10 drive-in movies this summer

The raceway would use a "pop-up screen" and transmit the movie audio to patrons via an FM channel on their car radios.

Riverhead Raceway plans grand opening with fireworks this weekend to celebrate ‘virtually new’ racetrack

Riverhead Raceway is planning a grand opening celebration Saturday, May 7 with a fireworks show and feature racing, unveiling months of extensive renovations to the public for the first time.
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Town issues stop-work order to Riverhead Raceway for site work being undertaken without permits

Riverhead Town has issued a stop-work order for Riverhead Raceway stating the raceway needs proper permits before continuing with plans to “improve aesthetics” on the property.

Go-kart crash at Riverhead Raceway injures two women, one victim airlifted

One driver spun out and the second driver crashed into the first one head-on at a high rate of speed, according to officials. The accident sent both women to Stony Brook University Hospital, one by police helicopter.