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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Sprints & Sportsman On Friday Holiday Racing Card At Williams Grove

Hoseheads.com Gives 200 Youth Free Chocolate & Chance To Meet Smith & Haas

Mechanicsburg – The one and only appearance of the season by the winged super sportsman at Williams Grove Speedway is coming up this Friday, April 19 when starting time moves to 8 pm.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars are likewise on the program with gates opening at 6 pm on Blazer’s Body Shop Night at the track.

Courtesy of Hoseheads.com, the premier sprint car internet website, the first 200 kids ages 12 and under entering the speedway through the main grandstand admission gate will receive a FREE chocolate Easter bunny.

To help celebrate the holiday weekend, the 
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Rains Halt All Stars Tommy Memorial At Williams Grove, Sept. Make-Up Announced

Another round of Friday rain has halted racing at Williams Grove Speedway and tonight’s All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars event, slated to be the Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial Spring Classic on April 12.

Mid-afternoon showers and the clear expectation for more steady, heavier rain during the evening forced the decision.

Williams Grove officials and All Stars Officials are pleased to announce that the circuit will return to stage the Tommy Memorial Classic, paying $5,000 to win, coming up later this season, on Friday September 20. The 358 sprint cars are also on the September 20 racing program.

Action at the speedway now shifts to next Friday, April 19 when the oval moves to an 8 pm starting time with gates opening at 6 pm for a Good Friday holiday racing program featuring the 410 sprin

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All Stars Will Honor Hinnershitz Career With Memorial Classic Friday

Mechanicsburg – This Friday’s All Stars sprint car show at Williams Grove Speedway is meant to honor its original winner. He was the first. He had one of the most recognizable names in motorsports history dating back to the 1930s.



On tap at Williams Grove on Friday will be the annual Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial Spring Classic, honoring the late, great racer from Oley that holds the distinction of winning the first ever race held at the brand new Williams Grove Speedway back on Sunday, May 21, 1939.

Hinnershitz won the race in what was called a “hard and heady” event to best the famed Joie Chitwood. Hinnershitz’s death in 1999 left behind an auto-racing legacy worthy of note by any

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Dietrich Wires For Grove Sprints Win, Eckert Holds Off Covert For ULMS Lates

Mechanicsburg –Danny Dietrich wired the field to win the 25-lap sprint car feature at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, outracing Steve Buckwalter and Cory Hass for his 20th career oval victory, worth $4,080.

In the $3,000, 30-lap ULMS Late Models main event, York’s Rick Eckert scored his seventh career speedway feature win by driving by Mason Ziegler late in the event.

Dietrich took his win from the pole but saw his pace halted and slowed at times before he could reach victory lane.

The worst of the incidents took place on lap four when the red flag unfurled for a vicious series of flips by Kasey Kahne as he

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Danny Dietrich, 2. Steve Buckwalter, 3. Cory Haas, 4. Brock Zearfoss, 5. Brian Montieth, 6. TJ Stutts, 7. Ryan Smith, 8. Anthony Macri, 9. Kyle Moody, 10. Lucas Wolfe, 11. Freddie Rahmer, 12. Spencer Bayston, 13. Dylan Cisney, 14. Chad Trout, 15. Kody Lehman, 16. Adrian Shaffer, 17. Brett Michalski, 18. George Hobaugh Jr., 19. Lance Dewease, 20. Rick Lafferty, 21. Rodney Westhafer, 22. Shai Morris, 23. Kasey Kahne, 24. Dale Blaney, 25. Robbie Kendall

ULMS Late Models, 30 laps: 1. Rick Eckert, 2. Jason Covert, 3. Mason Ziegler, 4. Justin Weaver, 5. Jeff Rine, 6. Max Blair, 7. Kyle Lee, 8. Gary Stuhler, 9. Gene Knaub, 10. Andy Haus, 11. Tyler Horst, 12. Bryan Bernheisel, 13. Matt Sponaugle, 14. Jason Dobson, 15. Dan Stone, 16. John Weaver, 17. Michael Lake, 18. Mike Lupfer, 19. Michael Norris, 20. Dave Brouse Jr., 21. Matt Cosner, 22. Mike Wonderling Jr., 23. Mike Pegher, 24. Dylan Yoder

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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
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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.

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Williams Grove Speedway - May 4, 2018
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