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 2020 racing season runs from March 15th to October 3rd.  Our largest show, the World of Outlaws National Open will pay $65,000 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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2020 Schedule is now posted

Latest News

Williams Grove Busy With Off-Season Upgrades, Season Opener Two Months Away

Mechanicsburg - With the 2020 season opener at Williams Grove Speedway slated to take place in just over two months, on Sunday afternoon March 15, the oval has been ready preparing for the new season of racing.

As soon as the 2019 season came to a close, the oval was resurfaced with new clay but work crews have been busy elsewhere during the off-season.

Sections of new guardrail have been installed around the speedway while fencing has been reinforced as well.

All new steel containment cable has been inserted into the catch fencing all around the speedway.

Another big off-season project has been the acquisition of brand new, state of the art Whelen Engineering safety lights.

Worth some $20,000, the new, all LED red, yellow and green lights come com

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New Events And Increased Appearances Part Of Just Released Williams Grove 2020 Sked

Season Opener Slated For Sunday, March 15.

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway has announced its 2020 schedule of events featuring 31 race dates that showcase the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars in every outing.

The 2020 season opener featuring 410 sprint cars only is slated for Sunday afternoon, March 15 at 2 pm.

But that will not be the last “sprints only” program on the 2020 slate of races, as three more big shows with simply sprints will be featured.

“The Big Three” of 2020 when only the 410 sprints will appear will take place on April 17 when the All Stars stage the Tommy Hinnershitz Classic, July 3 for the 32nd annual PA Speedweek Mitch Smith Memorial and on August August 28 when the All Stars return for the Jack Gunn Memorial Tw

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Williams Grove To Allow 5 x 5 358 Sprint Wing In 2020, Tentative Opening Day Announced

Mechanicsburg - Williams Grove Speedway has begun work on its 2020 schedule of events that will include events for the 358 sprint car division.

The speedway will be allowing the usage of a 5 x 5 top wing during the 2020 season along with the previous standard, and still acceptable 3 x 5 wing.

“Our teams came to us and expressed a desire to be permitted to run the 5 x 5 top wing now that competition elsewhere in the region has made the move to allow them for the 2020 season,” Williams Grove General Manager Justin Loh said.

“The teams just want the chance to remain as competitive as possible no matter where they choose to race and we feel the same way at Williams Grove,” Loh said of the track’s decision.

Williams Grove 358 sprint teams are also reminded

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Latest Results

Brent Marks Wins Williams Grove National Open $65,000

Pittman Records Fifth Runner-Up Finish In “Crown Jewel” Event


Mechanicsburg – Brent Marks of Myerstown won the richest sprint car race in the history of Williams Grove Speedway and the largest cash payoff ever for a sprint car race in the Eastern United States by claiming victory in the 57th annual Champion Racing Oil National Open on Saturday night, taking $65,000 for the prestigious win.

A former regular at the track before going on the road with the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Series a few years ago, Marks scored the World of Outlaws victory by turning back challenges by both Brian Brown and Daryn Pittman in the 40-lap affair.

Marks would lead the fir

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Brent Marks, 2. Daryn Pittman, 3. Donny Schatz, 4. Aaron Reutzel, 5. David Gravel, 6. Freddie Rahmer, 7. Brian Brown, 8. Brian Montieth, 9. Brad Sweet, 10. Sheldon Haudenschild, 11. Kerry Madsen, 12. Matt Campbell, 13. Carson Macedo, 14. Logan Schuchart, 15. Giovanni Scelzi, 16. TJ Stutts, 17. Tim Shaffer, 18. Trey Starks, 19. Paul McMahan, 20. Ryan Smith, 21. Cory Eliason, 22. Shane Stewart, 23. Ian Madsen, 24. Cory Haas, 25. Danny Dietrich, 26. Logan Wagner, 27. Jacob Allen, 28. Lance Dewease, 29. Chad Trout

DNQ: Troy Fraker, Brett Michalski, Chase Dietz, Barry Shearer, Nicole Bower, Steve Buckwalter, Mason Daniel, Brock Zearfoss, Lucas Wolfe, Justin Whittal, Wayne Johnson, Jared Esh, Dylan Cisney, Robbie Kendall, Alan Krimes, Jason Sides, Anthony Macri, Bill Balog, Landon Myers, Kraig Kinser

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Track Notes

Attention ALL race teams!
Please download the 2020 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.

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Williams Grove Speedway - May 4, 2018
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