Virginia, South Australia

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Virginia is a town on the rural outskirts of Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia.wikipedia
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Adelaide International Raceway

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Virginia is home to the Adelaide International Raceway, a 2.41 km road racing circuit which opened in 1972 and incorporates an internationally recognised drag racing strip and a 1⁄2-mile (805 m) slightly banked paved oval speedway as part of the main circuit.
The circuit is located 26 km north of Adelaide in South Australia on Port Wakefield Road at Virginia, and is adjacent to Adelaide's premier car racing Dirt track racing venue, Speedway City.

Adelaide Motorsport Park

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It is also home to the 430 m Speedway City, Adelaide's main Dirt track racing car speedway which is located adjacent to the Raceway and was opened on 2 November 1979.
Speedway City (known as Speedway Park from 1979–2001 and Speedway City from 1997-2016) is a Dirt track racing venue located 26 km north of Adelaide in Virginia, South Australia, adjacent to the Adelaide International Raceway.

Port Wakefield Road

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Port Wakefield Road, the main highway taking traffic to the north of Adelaide, passes through the area and used to pass straight through Virginia.

Adelaide

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Virginia is a town on the rural outskirts of Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia.
Adelaide Motorsport Park, located adjacent to the Adelaide International Raceway road racing circuit at Virginia (24 km north of the city centre) has been in continuous operation since 1979 after the closure of the popular Rowley Park Speedway.

Rowley Park Speedway

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Racing at Thunderbird took place during the winter months to complement Adelaide's then major summer speedway Rowley Park.
Speedway continued in Adelaide the following season with the opening of the new Speedway Park complex located adjacent to the Adelaide International Raceway in Virginia, approximately 25 km north of Adelaide, while in 1981 a new motorcycle-only speedway named North Arm Speedway was opened in the industrial suburb of Gillman.

Electoral district of Taylor

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It includes the suburbs, towns and localities of Andrews Farm, Angle Vale, Buckland Park, Burton, Davoren Park, Direk, Edinburgh, Edinburgh North, Elizabeth North, Macdonald Park, Middle Beach, Penfield, Penfield Gardens, Port Gawler, Smithfield, Smithfield Plains, Two Wells, Virginia, and Waterloo Corner.

South Australia

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Virginia is a town on the rural outskirts of Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia.

Dirt track racing

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It is also home to the 430 m Speedway City, Adelaide's main Dirt track racing car speedway which is located adjacent to the Raceway and was opened on 2 November 1979.

Australian rules football

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From 1969 to 1974, Virginia was home to the Thunderbird Raceway, a dirt track speedway located at the towns Recreation Reserve (now the local Australian rules football and cricket oval).

Cricket

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From 1969 to 1974, Virginia was home to the Thunderbird Raceway, a dirt track speedway located at the towns Recreation Reserve (now the local Australian rules football and cricket oval).

Division of Sturt

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Currently stretching from Adelaide's mortgage belt suburbs in the centre-east to the wealthy south-eastern suburbs, boundaries at the seat's creation saw it take in suburbs as far west as Port Adelaide and as far north as Virginia until 1955, after which it began to occupy solely the eastern area of Adelaide.

Arthur Sissis

Sissis was born in Adelaide, South Australia, but grew up in the small town of Virginia, some 40 km north of Adelaide.

Division of Wakefield

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It included the suburbs of Elizabeth, Craigmore, Munno Para, and part of Salisbury, and the towns of Balaklava, Clare, Freeling, Gawler, Kapunda, Mallala, Riverton, Tarlee, Virginia, Williamstown, and part of Port Wakefield.