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Speedway (store)

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Speedway
Company typeSubsidiary
IndustryRetail (convenience store
Founded1952 (1st incarnation)
1976 (2nd incarnation as brand)
July 18, 1997; 26 years ago (1997-07-18) (as subsidiary)
Defunct1962 (1st incarnation)
May 14, 2021; 3 years ago (2021-05-14) (as subsidiary, brand name continues in use)
FateAcquired by 7-Eleven, brand name continues to be used.
Headquarters500 Speedway Drive
Enon, Ohio, United States
Number of locations
3,923 (December 31st, 2018)[1]
Key people
Tim Griffith, President
Revenue$23.55 billion (2018)[1]
$1,028 million (2018)[1]
OwnerSeven & I Holdings
Number of employees
40,230 (2018)[1]
ParentMarathon Oil
(1959–2011)
Marathon Petroleum (2011–2021)
7-Eleven (2021–present)
Websitewww.speedway.com

Speedway is an American convenience store and gas station chain headquartered in Enon, Ohio, with locations primarily in the Midwest and the East Coast regions of the United States wholly owned and operated by 7-Eleven. Speedway stations are located in 32 states, up significantly from its core seven-state region in the Midwest since 2012. Prior to 2021, the company was a wholly owned subsidiary of the Marathon Petroleum Corporation. It is the largest convenience store chain in central Ohio.

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Marathon Petroleum Corporation Annual Report 2018" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on May 12, 2019.