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, World of Outlaws Late Models, 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, 360 sprint cars and super late models. We strive to be a family oriented facility by hosting School’s Out Night, the Math Fact Challenge, Fan Appreciation Night and by supporting many local and national charities.

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Latest News

Williams Grove Hosts Kimmel Memorial For Sprints And Civil War Super Late Model Series Friday

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present the Billy Kimmel Memorial for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars along with the Civil War Super Late Model Series coming up this Friday, August 7 at 7:30 pm.

Gates will open at 5:30.

The Billy Kimmel Memorial for 410 sprint cars is run in honor of Billy Kimmel of Mechanicsburg.

At the age of 27, Kimmel was fatally injured in a sprint car racing accident at Williams Grove Speedway in 2007.

The 2020 Kimmel Memorial will be 25 laps in distance, paying $3,800 to win with $500 on the line just to start the feature as the racet takes place as a Yellow Breeches 500 event.

There will be NO time trials.

Freddie Rahmer is the defending Kimmel Memorial cha

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July Ends With Yellow Breeches 500 For 410 Sprints Friday At Williams Grove, Civil War Super Late Model Series Coming Up August 7

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will host another Yellow Breeches 500 event for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars coming up this Friday, July 31 at 7:30 pm.

The 410 sprints will race in a 25-lap main event paying $500 just to start.

Also in action will be the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprint cars, competing in a Summer Series event.

The 358 sprints will race for an increased purse in a 25-lap feature.

Ticket pricing is $16 for adult general admission and $10 for youth ages 13-20. Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for FREE at Williams Grove Speedway.

Gates will open at 5:30 pm.

Coming up one week later, on August 7, Williams Grove Speedway will host the Billy Kimmel Memorial for 410 sprint cars.

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No Clear Favorite Entering Event With Exception Of True Outlaw Larson

Friday and Saturday events offer 8K and 20K to win

Mechanicsburg – The Champion Racing Oil World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Summer Nationals will take place this week at Williams Grove Speedway, slated for Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25 at 7:30 pm.

The outlaws sprint cars will roll into Williams Grove Speedway for the two-day summer stand to battle the Pennsylvania Posse sprint car stars for the first time this season.

Both nights of this year’s Summer Nationals shows will include full programs of time trials, heats and feature events.

The July 24 outlaws-posse match will feature a 25-lap main paying $8,000 to win while the July 25 Saturday finale Champion Racing Oil Summer Nationals feature will offer $20,000 to the winner.

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Latest Results

Dietrich Steals Lead From Macri For First Williams Grove Sprints Win Of Season

Derek Locke Gets First Career Oval 358 Sprint Victory

Mechanicsburg – Danny Dietrich took the lead from Anthony Macri on a lap 18 restart and went on to win his first Williams Grove Speedway 410 sprint main of the season on Friday night at the Cumberland County oval.

The victory was the 25th of Dietrich’s career at the speedway.

In the 25-lap 358 sprint main, Carlisle’s Derek Locke sped to victory.

The win was the third generation driver’s first ever win at the facility.

Tyler Ross could lead only one lap of the 25-lap 410 sprint feature before second starter Anthony Macr

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Danny Dietrich, 2. Brent Marks, 3. Anthony Macri, 4. Brock Zearfoss, 5. Lucas Wolfe, 6. Ryan Smith, 7. Freddie Rahmer, 8. Jason Solwold, 9. Chase Dietz, 10. Matt Campbell, 11. Adrian Shaffer, 12. TJ Stutts, 13. Brett Michalski, 14. Nicole Bower, 15. Troy Fraker, 16. Tyler Ross, 17. Chad Trout, 18. Cody Fletcher, 19. Steve Surniak

DNQ: Steve Wilbur

358 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Derek Locke, 2. Brett Wanner, 3. Dylan Norris, 4. Jordan Strickler, 5. Scott Fisher, 6. Jordan Givler, 7. Brett Strickler, 8. Rich Eichelberger, 9. Chad Criswell, 10. Matt Findley, 11. Justin Foster, 12. Russell Hammaker, 13. Nat Tuckey, 14. Mark VanVorst, 15. Billy Heltzel, 16. Hannah Riser, 17. Zach Newlin, 18. Kyle Denmyer, 19. Chris Frank, 20. Wyatt Hinkle, 21. Doug Hammaker, 22. Travis Scott, 23. Tyler Templin, 24. Kevin Nouse

DNQ: Brett Rose, Ashley Capetta

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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.


Williams Grove Speedway - May 4, 2018
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