Williams Grove Speedway

Since its beginning in 1939, Williams Grove Speedway has been one of the top weekly sprint car tracks in the country.  The speedway is a 1/2 mile banked smooth clay oval with speeds reaching in excess of 100 mph.  The 2019 racing season runs from March 17th to October 5th.  Our largest show, the World of Outlaws National Open will pay $56,000 to the winner plus over $150,000 in prize money.  Season admission prices range from $15 to $45, discounted youth (Ages 13-20) $10-$20 and Kids 12 and under are always FREE.  Special sanctioned race events include the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, United States Auto Club, All-Star Circuit of Champions, United Racing Club, PASS and ASCS among others.  Other racing divisions appearing throughout the season include 358 sprint cars, super sportsman and limited late models.  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.

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2019 Schedule is now posted

Latest News

Two Big Shows Coming To Williams Grove Speedway In June

USAC Silver Crown & Tri –Track Late Model Challenge On The Way

Mechanicsburg – A pair of big shows are on the horizon at Williams Grove Speedway, slated for Friday, June 7 and one week later on Friday, June 14.

June 7 will find Williams Grove playing host to the KRS Graphics Tri-Track Challenge Super Late Model Series, offering the super late models a lucrative purse including $3,000 going to the winner.

The 410 sprints are also on the program.

And the June 14 show will find the USAC Silver Crown Series big cars returning to the track for a twinbill with the 410 sprints.

The USAC Silver Crown Series will invade the track to compete in a whopping 100-lap main event paying some $8,000 to win.

Kody Swanson of Kingsburg,

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Yellow Breeches 500 Series For Sprints Is Friday At Williams Grove

358 sprints round out card, Late Models and Silver Crowns coming up

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars in a Yellow Breeches 500 event coming up this Friday, May 31 at 8 pm.

The HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprints are also on the racing card with gates opening at 6pm.

Adult general admission for the show is set at $16 with youth ages 13 – 20 priced at $10. Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for FREE at Williams Grove Speedway.

With the 25-lap 410 sprint main going 25 laps in distance on Friday, each driver that starts the event will earn a minimum of $500 with $3,680 posted for the winner.

Williams Grove Speedway will kickstart the month of June on Friday the 7th with

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Friday Race At Williams Grove To Honor Legendary Driver Paxton’s Career

Mechanicsburg – This Friday’s Lynn Paxton Tribute race at Williams Grove Speedway will honor the driving career of one of the oval and areas most iconic sprint car drivers, Lynn Paxton of Dillsburg.

Area 410 sprint car stars will come together to honor the now 75-year old former driving ace and current historian in a 25-lap main event paying $4,771 to win.

The winner’s share on Friday night is meant to honor two of Paxton’s most iconic rides in the 1970s and 1980s, the Maynard Boop No. 1 and the Al Hamilton No. 77.

Across Paxton’s entire career he recorded 225 career sprint car wins including 43 at Williams Grove alone to go along with the 1979, 1981 and 1982 track titles.

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Latest Results

Rahmer Wires Sprints For Williams Grove Paxton Tribute, Halligan Takes 358s

Mechanicsburg – Freddie Rahmer wired the field for the win in Friday night’s Lynn Paxton Tribute race for 410 sprints at Williams Grove Speedway.

Rahmer collected $4,771 for the victory, the seventh of his young career at the oval.

In the 358 sprint feature, Jeff Halligan took the lead from Rodney Westhafer late to pick up his second career speedway win.

Rahmer drove to his win from the pole of the main that honored former three-time track champion Paxton of Dillsburg.

He began the main with Danny Dietrich to his outside and got the drop on the field at the initial green.

Dietrich tried to

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Freddie Rahmer, 2. Danny Dietrich, 3. Lucas Wolfe, 4. Ryan Smith, 5. TJ Stutts, 6. Brian Montieth, 7. Anthony Macri, 8. Cory Haas, 9. Kyle Reinhardt, 10. Chad Trout, 11. Dylan Cisney, 12. Rodney Westhafer, 13. Adrian Shaffer, 14. Rick Lafferty, 15. Justin Whittall, 16. Troy Fraker, 17. Greg Plank, 18. Steve Buckwalter, 19. Kody Lehman

358 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Jeff Halligan, 2. Doug Hammaker, 3. Rodney Westhafer, 4. Cody Fletcher, 5. Scott Fisher, 6. Kevin Nouse, 7. Matt Findley, 8. Kyle Denmyer, 9. Brett Wanner, 10. Dylan Norris, 11. Troy Wagaman Jr., 12. Chris Frank, 13. Chad Trout, 14. Dwight Leppo, 15. Tyler Brehn, 16. Jay Krout, 17. Troy Rhome, 18. Steve Kisamore, 19. Gregg Foster, 20. DJ Montgomery, 21. Dave Bonner, 22. Rich Eichelberger, 23. Glenndon Forsythe, 24. Todd Rittenhouse Jr.,

DNS: Mark Van Vorst

DNQ: John Sharpe

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Track Notes

Attention ALL race teams!
Please download the 2019 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

To All Patrons: No Smoking or E-cigarettes in grand stands & within 15 ft of concession stands
Parking Lot Policy: click on thumbnail to view larger image

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 hasspent 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.


Williams Grove Speedway - May 4, 2018
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