About SeekonkLocated along the Massachusetts-Rhode Island border, Seekonk is about 5 miles east of Providence, R.I., making it a popular commuter town. The suburban community is home to the family-owned Seekonk Speedway, 1710 Fall River Ave., opened in 1946 by D. Anthony Venditti, “The Godfather of New England Racing.” The racing season at the oval track, the widest in New England, runs from May through October; phone (508) 336-9959.
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