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

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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Danny Dietrich Wins 2019 Williams Grove Speedway Track Title For Kauffman

Montieth is Diamond Series champion, Doug Hammaker earns 358 sprint track title

Mechanicsburg - Williams Grove Speedway has closed its 2019 racing season with the running of the 57th annual National Open for sprint cars on October 5 and division champions have been announced along with special award winners.

In the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint car division, Gettysburg’s Danny Dietrich has won his first-ever Williams Grove Speedway track title.

The title is also a first-ever for No. 48 car owner Gary Kauffman, who said on Saturday night that both he and Dietrich will return for another try at a title in 2020.

Dietrich scored five wins during his run to the 2019 track crown along with four runner-up finishes and a pair of thirds.

In total, Dietrich had 1

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Williams Grove 57th Champion Racing Oil National Open Sports Biggest Sprint Payday In Oval And East History

Another Chapter In Tremendous History Of Event To Be Written October 5!

Mechanicsburg – Sprint car fans in the East will assemble Saturday night to see the 57th running of the Williams Grove Speedway Champion Racing Oil National Open for sprint cars sanctioned by the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars Series, going 40-laps in distance and paying a gigantic $65,000 to the winner.

This year’s event will be quite momentous, as the champion will pocket the biggest cash payday ever in the history of the oval and in the East, at $65,000.

The National Open has a grand history that dates back to its inception and first champion in 1963. It is a history that pre-dates all other season-finale races held anywhere in the East.

Eventual Indianapoli

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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 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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