Williams Grove Speedway

Williams Grove Speedway, home of American Sprint car racing since 1939, is a 1/2 mile banked clay oval track that hosts the best 410 Sprint car racing in the country. Come experience the outdoor excitement of speed and competition as the drivers race for the Winners Circle. Racing weekends March through October with prices ranging from $6-$35, Discounted youth (13-20, $10-$15), and kids 12 & under FREE. Special sanctioned races include World of Outlaws (nationally known champions), All Stars, URC Sprints and ARDC Midget cars. Other race car divisions are 358 Sprints, Super Sportsman, Limited Late Models, and Street Stocks. We have two Kids Nites a year that include bounce rides, free games, and kids bike races with prizes plus 12 nights of fabulous Fireworks. See you at the track.

Upcoming Events & results




September 4 @ 7:30 PM
Jack Gunn Memorial Down Under
410 Sprints & PASS 305 Sprints
Hoosier Diamond Series & Fireworks
GA $16 Y $10

Jack Gunn Format.....click here
NOTE: same format as last year

September 6 @ 7:30 PM
Billy Kimmel Memorial
for 410 Sprints & 358 Sprints
Nouse Signs & Graphics
Summer Series Finale
& Fireworks
GA $16 Y $10



August 28, 2015 Feature Finishes:  


410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Austin Hogue, 2. Cory Haas, 3. Steve Buckwalter, 4. Greg Hodnett, 5. Danny Dietrich, 6. Brian Montieth, 7. Brent Marks, 8. Brock Zearfoss, 9. Frankie Herr, 10. Lance Dewease, 11. Ryan Smith, 12. Wayne Dadetto, 13. Pat Cannon, 14. Rick Lafferty, 15. Glenndon Forsythe, 16. Tim Glatfelter, 17. Jordan Givler, 18. Alan Krimes, 19. Troy Fraker, 20. Lucas Wolfe, 21. Rodney Westhafer

DNS: Jay Reichard

358 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Adrian Shaffer, 2. Kevin Nouse, 3. Chase Dietz, 4. Matt Campbell, 5. Cody Fairchok, 6. Chandler Leiby, 7. Doug Hammaker, 8. Rich Eichelberger, 9. Matt Findley, 10. Nyle Berkes, 11. Bill Stine, 12. Brie Hershey, 13. DJ Montgomery, 14. Kyle Dunmyer, 15. Russell Hammaker, 16. Brian Garland, 17. Ryan Hansen, 18. Phil Walter, 19. Todd Reed, 20. Leah Starner, 21. Amy Ott

DNS: Austin Kirby

Hogue And Shaffer Use Last Lap Passes For Williams Grove Sprint Wins

A pair of last lap passes netted sprint car wins at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night for drivers Austin Hogue and Adrian Shaffer.  For Hogue, the victory was a career first at the historic oval in the 410 sprint division while Shaffer notched his second win of the season in the 358 sprint class. >> read more


Friday Night
General Admission and Pit gates
open at 5:30

Saturday Night
General Admission and Pit gates
open at 5:00


Latest News




Jack Gunn Memorial “Down Under” Friday At Williams Grove Speedway

PASS 305 sprints join the fun

Williams Grove Speedway will present the 33rd annual Jack Gunn Memorial for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars this Friday night, September 4 at 7:30 pm. >> read more


Kimmel Memorial Second Of Two Shows At Williams Grove This Weekend

Two races in three days at The Grove bookend holiday weekend

Williams Grove Speedway will be in action twice during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, on Friday and Sunday night with commemorative events to honor two of the oval’s fallen heroes. >> read more

358 Late Models take center stage at Williams Grove Speedway with the 5th annual $2,000 to win Topless 30 on Friday, September 11th… General admission will be only $6 for this 3 division event.  >> read more

Champion Racing Oil To Present 53rd Williams Grove National Open In October

Exciting three-day format to be announced at this week’s Summer Nationals!
Champion Racing Oil has signed on to present this year’s 53rd annual National Open for sprint cars at Williams Grove Speedway, sanctioned by the World of Outlaws on October 1, 2 and 3.
>> read more



Attn Super Sportsman Teams: 

SNS Protests Update click here  (7/17/15)

The wing rule will become effective on July 31, 2015 
click here for pdf
All teams must be compliant with this rule by that date.




Nouse Sign and Graphics 358 Summer Series Info








We are now on Race Monitor follow
along by downloading the app



Important Notice on Counterfeit Head and Neck Restraint >> click here



Friday Divisions

Hoosier R-15 will be allowed in 410 & 358 sprint car competition

Electronic bleeders will be allowed in 410 competition only

Flat tire update - effective 8-24-15 >> click here

Saturday Divisions
New start time of 7 PM


Super Sportsman Tire Information Missing From Rulebook >> click here


Super Sportsman....

There will be no cam changes for super sportsman in 2015


Any Steel/SS Value with 11/32” min valve stem. Max 2.08” Intake and 1.625” Exhaust.   
No titanium except for valve spring retainers & locks.  
Roller rocker permitted.
Stock valve guide angle no relocating valve guides.  


Late Models....

No 3 or 4-way adjustable single shock absorbers allowed. No more than one
adjustment for extension and compression per shock. No electronic adjusting is permitted.
Any Steel/SS Value with 11/32” min valve stem. Max 2.08” Intake and 1.625” Exhaust.   
No titanium except for valve spring retainers & locks.  Roller rocker permitted.
Stock valve guide angle no relocating valve guides.  

Street Stocks....
Body Rule:  Bodies can be steel or aluminum, but must be identifiable by year make and model.
All lines and bends must match OEM bodies. Body must be in stock location and dimensions
must remain as factory-produced; widening and/or narrowing of body will not be permitted.

Shock Rule:  Only non-adjustable gas or oil-dampened aluminum or steel-bodied shock absorbers are permitted.  Shock absorbers that are externally adjustable or have remote reservoirs or Schrader valves are
expressly prohibited.
If stock spring pockets are rusted or damaged, they may be remanufactured
but must closely resemble stock and remain in original stock position. Shock mounts may be relocated.
Weight jacks permitted.

Any Steel/SS Valve with 11/32” min valve stem. Max 2.08” Intake and 1.625” Exhaust. 
Any factory production head (installed as an assembly line option) that originally used a 5/16” stem
diameter may keep that same diameter with the 2.08”/1.625” max head diameters listed. 
No titanium except for valve spring retainers & locks.  Roller rocker permitted. Stock valve guide
angle no relocating valve guides.

Track Notes

Attention ALL race teams!
Please go to the forms section on the website and download the W-9 form and have it filled out,
you can mail it to the office, email to the office at williamsgrove@verizon.net  or bring it to the track.

Congratulations to:
 Bruce Ellis and Don Kreitz Jr. for being inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall
of Fame and to Austin Hogue for being named North American 410 Rookie of the Year!

Click here to view the 2014 season results

To All Patrons: No Smoking or E-cigarettes in grand stands & within 15 ft of concession stands


Parking Lot Policy:
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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 has
spent 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.

This Week's Videos


Williams Grove Speedway
August 21, 2015
Video courtesy of DirtStation




National Open Format

point standings 
Driver Rosters  
rules & regulations


Official product sponsor
of the 358 Late Models



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