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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Latest News

Two Races Await Williams Grove Fans In 2019 Speedweek Series

Speedweek Kicks Off June 28 With Doty & Stutts, Oval Series History Dates To 1991

Mechanicsburg – The 29th annual PA Speedweek Series for 410 sprint cars will kickoff in two weeks, on Friday, June 28 at Williams Grove Speedway.

Sponsored by Sprintcarunlimited.com, the track will host the series opener on June 28 and then come back one week later with the 31st annual Mitch Smith Memorial on Friday, July 5.

Both races begin at 7:30 pm with gates opening at 5:30.

Williams Grove Speedway is one of two remaining tracks that are still on the speedweek schedule that helped get the series started back in 1991 when Steve Smith Sr. and Don Kreitz Jr. scored inaugural series wins at the oval.

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Fans Given Special Access To Williams Grove Pit Area Friday

410 Sprints Race In Yellow Breeches 500 Event, 358s Race In Summer Series

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will be in action this Friday, June 21 with a special night for fans and for drivers!

On the track will be the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars and the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprints with action starting at 8 pm.

Prior to the sprint car races, from 6 – 7 pm, all general admission fans will be permitted access to the frontstretch pit area in order to get up close and personal with their favorite sprint car drivers and cars.

Sponsored by Middleswarth Potato Chips, Hoseheads.com and Williams Grove Speedway itself, some 2,500 FREE giveaways will be up for grabs by the fans when t

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USAC Silver Crown Shares Williams Grove With 410 Sprints Friday

Powerful pairing to produce big night of action!

Mechanicsburg – The USAC Silver Crown Series will return to Williams Grove Speedway coming up this Friday, June 14 at 7:30 pm, presented by KRS Graphics.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will also be on the anticipated racing card with gates opening at 5:30.

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, California, is the current USAC Silver Crown point leader after taking a pair of victories on the circuit this season.

California’s Justin Grant currently trails Swanson in the point standings.

Other winners to date this season with Silver Crown have been Tyler

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Rahmer Gets Back-To-Back Williams Grove Sprint Wins,

Bacon Wins USAC Silver Crown After Windom Wipes Out Buckwalter On Final Lap

Mechanicsburg – Freddie Rahmer of Salfordville made it back to back wins in 410 sprint competition at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, taking $4,080 for his third oval win of the season.

Rahmer had to recover from a wheelie on a lap 10 restart that cost him two spots in order to get the 25-lap victory.

Oklahoma’s Brady Bacon took the 100-lap USAC Silver Crown main after what was a late-race bout of drama that saw one leader taken out of the event by his challenger from behind.

Enola’s Kody Lehman started on the pole of the 41

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Freddie Rahmer, 2. Lucsa Wolfe, 3. Kody Lehman, 4. Brian Montieth, 5. Danny Dietrich, 6. Kyle Moody, 7. Dylan Cisney, 8. Kyle Reinhardt, 9. Cory Haas, 10. Steve Buckwalter, 11. Ryan Smith, 12. Chad Trout, 13. Glenndon Forsythe, 14. Bradley Howard, 15. Chris Arnold, 16. Dylan Norris, 17. Adrian Shaffer, 18. Jessie Attart, 19. Jordan Givler, 20. Troy Fraker, 21. Greg Plank, 22. Anthony Macri, 23. Rodney Westhafer, 24. TJ Stutts

DNQ: Dwight Leppo, Todd Zinn, Brandon Rahmer

USAC Silver Crown, 100 laps: 1. Brady Bacon, 2. Kody Swanson, 3. Justin Grant, 4. Mike Haggenbottom, 5. Eric Gordon, 6. Austin Nemire, 7. David Byrne, 8. Steve Buckwalter, 9. Chris Windom, 10. Matt Goodnight, 11. Chad Kemenah, 12. Johnny Heydenreich, 13. Shane Cottle, 14. Dallas Hewitt, 15. Kyle Robbins, 16. Dave Berkheimer, 17. Tyler Courtney, 18. Johnny Petrozelle, 19. CJ Leary

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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.

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Williams Grove Speedway - May 4, 2018
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