Williams Grove Speedway

Starting in 1939, Williams Grove Speedway has been one of the top sprint car tracks in the country.  The speedway is a ½ mile banked smooth clay oval with speeds reaching in excess of 100 mph.  The 2016 racing season runs from March 18th to October 7th.  Our largest show, the World of Outlaws National Open pays over $300,000 in prize money.  Season admission prices range from $14 to $45, discounted youth (Ages 13-20) $10-$20 and Kids 12 and under are always FREE.  Special sanctioned races include the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, United States Auto Club, Super DIRTcar Series, All-Star Circuit of Champions, United Racing Club and the American Racing Drivers Club among others.  Other racing divisions throughout the season include, 358 sprint cars, super sportsman, limited late models and street stocks.  We strive to be a family oriented facility by hosting School’s Out Night, the Math Fact Challenge and supporting many local and national charities.

Upcoming Events & results




May 27 @ 8:00 PM
410 Sprint Cars Charity Race
Hoosier Diamond Series/PASS IMCA Sprints
EMMR Photo Shoot &

GA $18 Y $10



Consistent Rain Cancels Saturday Night of Morgan Cup at Williams Grove

Morgan Cup battle moves to Saturday, July 23 

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - May 21, 2016 - Moisture moved in early on Saturday morning forcing World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series to cancel today's action at Williams Grove Speedway. The annual battle between the Outlaws and Pennsylvania Posse for the prestigious Morgan Cup will move to the final night of the Champion Oil Summer Nationals on Saturday, July 23.

The new date introduces a winner-take-all Saturday night showdown with the driver who claims the checkered flag not only taking home the heavily sought after Morgan Cup trophy, but also an additional $5,000, making the total purse $25,000.

Fans who purchased tickets for tonight's race can visit www.WilliamsGrove.com for any questions and ticket redemption options.



May 20, 2016 Feature Finish:

Sprint Car Feature (25 laps): 1. Lance Dewease. 2. Greg Hodnett 3. Donny Schatz 4. Darren Pittman 5. Danny Dietrich 6. Joey Saldana 7. Doug Esh 8. Shane Stewart 9. Ryan Smith 10. T.J. Stutts 11. Aaron Ott 12. Cory Haas 13. Brian Montieth 14. Lucas Wolfe 15. Brent Marks 16. Pat Cannon 17. Jason Sides 18. Logan Schuchart 19. Sammy Swindell 20. Stevie Smith 21. David Gravel 22. Jason Johnson 23. Brad Sweet 24. Tim Shaffer
Did Not Qualify: Trey Starks, Austin Hogue, Jacob Allen, Paul McMahan, Rodney Westhafer, Brock Zearfoss, Logan Wagner, Frankie Herr, Clyde Knipp, Greg Wilson, Justin  Barger, Troy Fraker. 
DNS – Alan Krimes, Matt Campbell, Steve Buckwalter. 



Lance Dewease blasted by Greg Hodnett in turn three for the lead and then dominated the remaining 16 laps to win the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway.  >> read more







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2016 Friday Rulebook....click here


Williams Grove Kicks Off Holiday With Diamond Series For 410 Sprints Friday

Sprints race for $4,000 to win, PASS/IMCA 305 sprints and fireworks round out card

Williams Grove Speedway will present another 2016 Diamond Series event for the Lawrence Chevrolet Sprint Cars coming up this Friday night, May 27 at 8 pm. Joining the 410 sprint cars on the card will be the PASS/IMCA 305 sprint cars.  >> read more 


Local Kids Race to Finish Williams Grove’s Math Fact Challenge
More than 400 area students accept the challenge for great prizes and School’s Out Night fun!
For the second year in a row, Williams Grove has sponsored the Math Fact Challenge. Elementary school children from three local schools (South Mountain Elementary, Monroe Elementary and Newville Elementary) were challenged to race their way to excelling in math. >> read more



iRacing to Build Virtual Williams Grove Speedway
iRacing.com and Williams Grove Speedway today announced plans to build a digital version of the historic central Pennsylvania clay oval for the popular online motorsport simulation service.   The world’s leading centralized racing game platform, iRacing recently announced plans to add dirt race tracks and racing cars to its service. >> read more










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Important Rule Updates


- Tires: Part #38-230 105/18.0-15 W18 will be allowed in 410 division only (HR-15 has been discontinued).
- Wings: A 2inch wickerbill will be allowed for the 410 division only.
- Engines with the magneto and/or distributor in a forward mounted and/or front mounted position will not be allowed.
- Handicapping penalties have been reduced from two races to one race.
- 410 heat races will now be 8 laps.




Important Notice on Counterfeit Head and Neck Restraint >> click here


Track Notes

Attention ALL race teams!
Please download the 2016 W-9 Form and fill it out prior to the season to avoid lines. 
It can be mailed to the speedway office (address below) or emailed to williamsgrove@verizon.net    

Click here to view the 2015 season results

To All Patrons: No Smoking or E-cigarettes in grand stands & within 15 ft of concession stands


Parking Lot Policy:
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A pre-1962 look at the covered grandstand at Williams Grove from Beer Hill

Ben's Pics  Click here to view more photos

The displayed photos were picked by museum staff member Ben Turner who has
spent many hours sorting and cataloging thousands of photos  in EMMR's collection.

EMMR photos are available for public viewing during museum hours.

The museum is currently open every Friday from 10 AM - 4 PM and will begin its
normal hours of 10 AM - 4 PM on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays on April 6.

This Week's Videos


Williams Grove Speedway
May 13, 2016
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