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 Schools 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 Outlaws Open Tune Up For 410 Sprints Friday

Event Is Diamond Series Finale, 358 Sprints To Decide Title

Mechanicsburg – The Diamond Series World of Outlaws tune up for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will take center stage this Friday, September 25 at 7:30 pm at Williams Grove Speedway.

Friday’s 25-lap World of Outlaws tune up race will pay $4,180 to win as the field uses the event to prepare themselves for the ensuing invasion by the outlaws drivers for the Champion Racing Oil National Open.

The 58th annual Champion Racing Oil National Open weekend is slated for Friday and Saturday, October 2 and 3.

The September 25 show will also be the final event of the season for the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprint cars, thus serving to crown the track champion.

Derek Locke is the current point l

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58th Annual Champion Racing Oil National Open Just Three Weeks Away

World Of Outlaws vs Pennsylvania Posse $75,000 Match-Up Puts Focus Of Sprint Car World On Williams Grove Speedway October 2 & 3

Mechanicsburg – The biggest and richest sprint car race in the East and in the history of Williams Grove Speedway is now just three weeks away as the 58th annual Champion Racing Oil National Open looms.

Sanctioned by the World of Outalws Sprint Cars Series, the two-day affair on October 2 and 3 will put the eyes of the sprint car world on Williams Grove Speedway.

Speedway officials recently announced that the October 3 58th annual Champion Racing Oil 40-lap National Open will pay a monstrous $75,000 to the winner, up from 65K just one year ago.

Slated for October 2, the National Open Preliminary will feature a 30-lap mai

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All Stars To Contest Williams Grove Gunn Memorial Dirt Classic Qualifier Friday

Rahmer, Dietrich and Marks Vying For Track Crown

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway is in action this Friday, September 18 at 7:30 pm with the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprints Jack Gunn Memorial/Dirt Classic Qualifier for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars.

The 30-lap main for the 410 sprints will be 30 laps in distance and pay $5,000 to the winner.

The PASS/IMCA 305 sprint cars are also on the program for their only appearance of the season.

Adult general admission for the special show is set at $20 with youth ages 13 – 20 priced at $10. Kids ages 12 and under are always FREE at Williams Grove Speedway.

Gates will open at 5:30.

The 410 sprints will time trial to set heat starting lineups with Fast Tees Sc

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Latest Results

Freddie Rahmer Wins Third Of Williams Grove Season Friday,
Derek Locke Claims 358 Sprint Main And 2020 Track Title

Mechanicsburg – Freddie Rahmer won his third sprint car feature of the season at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night in the National Open Tune Up race and in doing so the Salfordville speedster expanded his lead in the season-long point standings with just two races to go in the season.

In the 358 sprint main, Derek Locke of Carlisle drove by point challenger Kevin Nouse to score the win and the track title in the division. The victory was also his third of the season at the track.

The 25-lap 410 sprint car main would go non-stop with Rahmer leading flag to flag.

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410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Freddie Rahmer, 2. Anthony Macri, 3. Brent Marks, 4. Robbie Kendall, 5. Brian Montieth, 6. TJ Stutts, 7. Brian Brown, 8. Matt Campbell, 9. Danny Dietrich, 10. Kyle Reinhardt, 11, Dylan Cisney, 12. Logan Wagner, 13. Lucas Wolfe, 14. Chad Trout, 15. Landon Myers, 16. Troy Wagaman, 17. Justin Peck, 18. Steve Buckwalter, 19. Jeff Halligan, 20. Doug Hammaker, 21. Tim Glatfelter, 22. Kyle Moody, 23. Lance Dewease, 24. Mark Smith

DNQ: Troy Fraker, Nicole Bower, Brett Michalski, Adrian Shaffer, Brent Shearer

358 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Derek Locke, 2. Kevin Nouse, 3. Brett Wanner, 4. Steve Owings, 5. Alyson Dietz, 6. Chad Criswell, 7. Chris Arnold, 8. Steve Wilbur, 9. Dylan Norris, 10. Zach Newlin, 11. Tyler Brehm, 12. Scott Fisher, 13. Matt Findley, 14. Wyatt Hinkle, 15. Cody Fletcher, 16. Jordan Givler, 17. Chris Frank, 18. Justin Foster, 19. Russell Hammaker, 20. Mark Van Vorst, 21. Hannah Riser, 22. Ashley Capetta, 23. Dylan Orwig, 24. Steve Kissmaore

DNQ: Billy Heltzel, Tyler Templin, Brett Rose

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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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