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

Williams Grove To Honor Keith Kauffman With Tribute Night Race August 30

Mechanicsburg - Williams Grove Speedway will celebrate the career of one of the track and oval’s most prolific sprint car winners coming up on Friday, August 30 when it hosts Keith Kauffman Tribute Night, sponsored by VP Racing Fuels.

Kauffman will be feted in the infield from 6 – 7 pm with a joint reunion and autograph session featuring the driver himself and several of his former car owners.

A live Facebook broadcast on BeerHill Gang TV will also take place during the hour and two Kauffman racecars will be on display as well.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will compete for $4,777 to win the 25-lap feature event, honoring two of his most famed rides, the Hamilton No. 77 and the Middleswarth No. 7.

Time trials will set the heat starting grids.
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Williams Grove Speedway And All Stars Sprints To Honor Legacy Of Jack Gunn Friday

Mechanicsburg – This Friday’s twin 20s for the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprints at Williams Grove Speedway will honor late, great, promoter Jack Gunn.



The Jack Gunn Memorial twin 20-lap mains will each pay $4,000 to win with total purses for each feature worth over $20,000 each.

First run in 1983, the Gunn Memorial honors late Williams Grove promoter Jack Gunn, a native of Hancock, Maryland.

Gunn was a Hall of Fame Promoter who heralded the speedway as promoter from 1967 until his untimely death from cancer at the age of 48 in 1980.

He began working at the track during the early 1960s as an announcer and honed his skill on the microphone while eventually relaying his talent

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Jack Gunn Memorial All Stars Twin 20s At Williams Grove August 23

Twin Purses Offer Over $20,000 Each And $4,000 To Win

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present the Jack Gunn Memorial Twin 20s for the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars Series this Friday, August 23 at 7:30 pm.

Gates for the sprints-only program will open at 5:30.

Presented by Union Quarries, the Jack Gunn Memorial twin 20-lap mains will each pay $4,000 to win with total purses for each feature worth over $20,000 each.

Time trials will set the heat starting grids while the winner of the first 20-lap main event will draw for an inversion to start the second feature event.

Inversion possibilities will be four, six, eight, 10 or 12.

Both feature events will carry full points toward the 2019 Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint car Wil

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Latest Results

Haas Claims Williams Grove Sprint Main, Sheppard Wins Outlaws Late Models

Mechanicsburg – Cory Haas claimed the 25-lap sprint car feature at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, holding off late race challenges by Ryan Smith for the $4,080 payday.

And in the World of Outlaws Late Models main event, polesitter Brandon Sheppared rocketed to the $10,000 victory.

Aboard the Trone No. 39, Haas also started on the pole of his main event and took the lead over Robbie Kendall on the first lap.

The first caution flag of the race came out on lap six, erasing a 2.199 second lead that Haas had built over Kendall and Smith.

Smith used the inside on the restart to get by Kendall for

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Cory Haas, 2. Ryan Smith, 3. Robbie Kendall, 4. Freddie Rahmer, 5. Danny Dietrich, 6. Anthony Macri, 7. Kyle Moody, 8. Chad Trout, 9. Kody Lehman, 10. Rick Lafferty, 11. Rodney Westhafer, 12. Troy Fraker, 13. Dylan Norris, 14. Brian Montieth, 15. TJ Stutts, 16. Adrian Shaffer, 17. Mark Smith

DNS: Greg Plank

World of Outlaws Late Models, 40 laps: 1. Brandon Sheppard, 2. Shane Clanton, 3. Ricky Weiss, 4. Gregg Satterlee, 5. Brian Birkhofer, 6. Chase Junghans, 7. Jason Covert, 8. Rick Eckert, 9. Darrell Lanigan, 10. Cade Dillard, 11. Mason Zeigler, 12. Gary Stuhler, 13. Tyler Horst, 14. Austin Hubbard, 15. Gene Knaub, 16. Bryan Bernheisel, 17. Dennis Erb Jr., 18. Boom Briggs, 19. Blake Spencer, 20. Ross Robinson, 21. Brent Larson, 22. Coleby Frye, 23. Dylan Yoder, 24. Mike Lupfer

DNQ: Chad Julius, Matt Cosner, Jerry Bard, Dan Stone, Robbie Scott, Randy Christine

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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
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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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