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 2017 racing season runs from March 12th to October 7th.  Our largest show, the World of Outlaws National Open pays $210,000 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 races include the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, United States Auto Club, 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 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.

Upcoming Events & results





Sept. 22 @ 8:00 PM

   410 Sprints World of Outlaws Tune Up
Hoosier Diamond Series/358 Sprints Champions Night

GA $16 Y $10




Matt Campbell Gets First Career Grove Sprint Car Win, Hammaker Wins 358s
Matt Campbell of Fawn Grove picked up his first career 410 Sprint car win Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, taking the lead from Tim Wagaman on the 10th tour of the 25-lap feature.  >> read more

Sept. 15, 2017

Feature Finishes


Sprint Car Feature (25 laps): 1. Matt Campbell. 2. Tim Wagaman. 3. Rick Lafferty. 4. Lucas Wolfe. 5. James McFadden. 6. Freddie Rahmer. 7. Danny Dietrich. 8. Brock Zearfoss. 9. Greg Hodnett. 10. Alan Krimes. 11. Nicole Bower. 12. Chad Trout. 13. TJ Stutts. 14. Chris Arnold. 15. Dwayne Gutshall. 16. Troy Fraker. 17. Landon Myers. 18. Jay Reichard. 19. Steve Buckwalter. 20. Scott Fisher. 21. Brian Montieth. 22. Jared Esh. 23. Anthony Macri. 24. Cory Haas.


Did Not Qualify: Zach Eucolono, Kyle Moody.


358 Sprint Car Feature (25 laps): 1. Doug Hammaker. 2. Jordan Givler. 3. Kevin Nouse. 4. Chase Dietz. 5. Rich Eichelberger. 6. Matt Findley. 7. Troy Wagaman. 8. Jake Eldreth. 9. Nyle Berkes. 10. TJ DeHaven. 11. Dwight Leppo. 12. Chris Frank. 13. Brett Shearer. 14. Cody Fletcher. 15. Hank Donovan Jr. 16. Shai Morris. 17. Dan Richcreek. 18. Brett Wanner. 19. Jake Galloway. 20. Brie Hershey. 21. Chad Trout. 22. Cody Keller. 23. Steve Owings.


DNS: Eric Parker.  


Latest News



Williams Grove Regulars To Tune For WoO Champion Oil National Open Friday

358-sprint track champion to be crowned in Sept. 22 show

The Lawrence Chevrolet sprint cars will tune up for the 55th annual Williams Grove Speedway World of Outlaws Champion Racing Oil National Open this Friday night, September 22 at 8 pm.  >> read more



Williams Grove Champion Racing Oil National Open Is Sept. 28, 29 & 30
The 55th annual Williams Grove Speedway Champion Racing Oil National Open for the World of Outlaws Crafstsman Sprint Car Series is just two weeks away with action slated for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 28, 29 and 30.  >> read more













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Xtreme 30 Spark Controller by Xtreme Racing Products

We have determined along with the World of Outlaws that the Xtreme 30 Spark Controller in its present configuration does not conform to the Williams Grove rule book because of its ability to adjust ignition spark timing.

Therefore making it illegal for competition. We have asked the manufacture to modify the spark controller to conform to the rule book. If the manufacture modifies the spark controller and submits an updated product we will evaluate at that time





2017 Rule Updates


410 & 358 sprint car rule updates

Part #38-230 105/18.0-15 W18 Tire allowed

Carbon Fiber: No carbon fiber parts, excluding torque tubes and brake rotors, will be allowed in the suspension (includes radius rods), steering components, or drive line.


Wheel covers: it is highly recommended that wheel covers have a minimum of 5 mounting points. However, both 5 and 3 mounting point wheel covers will be allowed for competition under the following conditions: Beginning with the 2017 racing season wheel covers having a minimum of 5 attachment points may continue to use dzus fasteners. Said dzus fasteners must be made of steel or titanium only. Wheel covers having only 3 attachment points must be bolted-on at all 3 points utilizing a minimum 5/16”, flanged steel or titanium bolt and an approved fastening (nut assembly) system. Must comply before May 18th 2017(All Stars will mandate on their April 28th event)Updated 4/11/17

Approved fastening (nut assembly) systems: Keyser Manufacturing, part #100 7-101.

Optional fastening systems that are equal or superior to the above approved system will be readily approved at the sole discretion of WGS Technical Officials.

Highly Suggested Safety Equipment

Head and Neck Restraints (World of Outlaws will mandate this by May 10, 2017)

At all times during an event, including practice, qualifying and competition (excluding starting the car for engine warm-up) drivers should wear an SFI-approved head and neck restraint device/system that is properly mounted and connected per the manufacturer’s instructions.

The device should meet SFI 38.1 specifications and display a valid SFI 38.1 label.

The head and neck restraint must be SFI 38.1 approved and display a legible and valid SFI 38.1 label.

Arm restraints are recommended and must be connected and used as instructed by the manufacturer.


Reminder: Approved fuel bladders are required and must have a solid cover over the bladder.  Bladderless fuel cells are not permitted.  Fuel tanks cannot be altered or modified and must be one-piece construction of cross-link polyethylene plastic. No carbon fiber fuel tanks.  


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


Track Notes

Attention ALL race teams!
Please download the 2017 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 2016 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.



Williams Grove Speedway
October 14, 2016
Video courtesy of DirtStation










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