Williams Grove Speedway

Starting in 1939, Williams Grove Speedway has been one of the top sprint car tracks in the country.  The speedway is a mile banked smooth clay oval with speeds reaching in excess of 100 mph.  The 2016 racing season runs from March 18th to October 7th.  Our largest show, the World of Outlaws National Open pays over $300,000 in prize money.  Season admission prices range from $14 to $45, discounted youth (Ages 13-20) $10-$20 and Kids 12 and under are always FREE.  Special sanctioned races include the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, United States Auto Club, Super DIRTcar Series, All-Star Circuit of Champions, United Racing Club and the American Racing Drivers Club among others.  Other racing divisions throughout the season include, 358 sprint cars, super sportsman, limited late models and street stocks.  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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These Are The Correct Speedweek Times
Gates open at 6:00 PM -  Racing at 8:00 PM


June 24 @ 8:00 PM
410 Sprints PA Speedweek
Hoosier Diamond Series/358 Sprints
GA $16 Y $10



June 22, 2016 Feature Finishes:  

Super Dirt Series Modifieds (100 laps): 1. Matt Sheppard. 2. Dave Blaney. 3. Tim Fuller. 4. Larry Wight. 5. Billy Decker. 6. Stewart Friesen. 7. Frank Cozze. 8. Mike Mahaney. 9. Brett Hearn. 10. Keith Flach. 11. Chad Phelps. 12. Vic Coffey. 13. Peter Britten. 14. Max McLaughlin. 15. Ryan Arbithnot. 16. Duane Howard. 17. Pat Ward. 18. Ryan Watt. 19. Yan Bussiere. 20. Erick Rudolph. 21. Jimmy Phelps. 22. Rick Regalski Jr. 23. Danny Johnson. 24. Tyler Dippel. 25. Rick Scagliotta. 26. Eldon Payne. 27. Tom Sheetz. 28. Dominick Buffalino. 29. Jimmy Horton. 30. Mat Williamson. 
URC Sprint Car Feature (25 laps): 1. Greg Hodnett. 2. Mark Smith. 3. Davey Franek. 4. Robbie Stillwaggon. 5. Jason Shultz. 6. Curt Michael. 7. Lucas Wolfe. 8. Josh Weller. 9. Glenndon Forsythe. 10. Chris Arnold. 11. Jimmy Stitzel. 12. Justin Whitall. 13. Eric Tomecek. 14. Troy Betts. 15. Paulie Colagiovanni. 16. Mike Walter. 17. Brent Michalski. 18. Jason Clauss. 19. Keith Prutzman. 20. Chuck Hebing. 21. Kody Lehman. 22. Adam Carberry. 23. Will Eggimann. DNS: Derek Locke



Greg Hodnett is URC Sprint car winner once again. 

In the first visit in 10 years by the Super Dirtcar Series Modifieds to Williams Grove Speedway, it was Matt Sheppard taking the $6,000 win Wednesday night. It was the 36th career series win for the four-time champion.  >> read more



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2016 Friday Rulebook....click here


Williams Grove Speedway Kicks Off PA Speedweek Friday!

358 sprints also in action as 26th annual series begins, series returns to oval July 1

Williams Grove Speedway will kick off the 26th annual PA Sprint Speedweek series coming up this Friday night, June 24 at 8 pm. The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will begin the nine-day series on Friday with a 25-lap feature paying $5,000 to win.  >> read more




iRacing to Build Virtual Williams Grove Speedway
iRacing.com and Williams Grove Speedway today announced plans to build a digital version of the historic central Pennsylvania clay oval for the popular online motorsport simulation service.   The world’s leading centralized racing game platform, iRacing recently announced plans to add dirt race tracks and racing cars to its service. >> read more










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Important Rule Updates


- Tires: Part #38-230 105/18.0-15 W18 will be allowed in 410 division only (HR-15 has been discontinued).
- Wings: A 2inch wickerbill will be allowed for the 410 division only.
- Engines with the magneto and/or distributor in a forward mounted and/or front mounted position will not be allowed.
- Handicapping penalties have been reduced from two races to one race.
- 410 heat races will now be 8 laps.




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


Track Notes

Attention ALL race teams!
Please download the 2016 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    

Click here to view the 2015 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
May 13, 2016
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