Event Notes

34th Annual Kings Royal: 3 nights of World of Outlaws!

July14-July15-July16cOn Tap July 13: Jokers Wild ($10,000-to-win)
On Tap July 14: Knight Before the Kings Royal ($12,000-to-win)
On Tap July 15: Kings Royal ($50,000-to-win)

Printable Schedule

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Coolers: Coolers up to 14” are permitted. No glass bottles. Ohio Revised Code 4301.62 prohibits the carry in or carry out of alcoholic beverages. All coolers will be inspected for compliance to this law.

Carry-In Items – To ensure the safety of all Guests, carry-in items will be inspected prior to entrance. Bags, backpacks, coolers, purses, etc. larger than 14″ x 14″ x 14″ will not be permitted into the Speedway in accordance with the Eldora Speedway size requirement. Guests are welcome to bring their own food and drink inside the track. Alcohol and any food or beverage in a glass bottle will not be permitted.

Medical: A fully staffed First Aid Station is located near the Middle Gate (Turn 4). Hours of operation will be posted.

Golf Carts – Golf Carts are welcome in the Speedway campgrounds, but must meet Speedway safety specifications.  The Golf Cart Permit station will be near the Middle Gate (Turn 4). Hours of operation will be posted. All Golf Carts will be required to be registered and must display an Eldora Speedway 2017 Golf Cart Permit.  Golf Cart parking is outside of the Turn 4 gate.  NO Golf Carts are permitted in the main parking lot.  STATE LAW: Golf Carts are not permitted on any roadway.  ATVs, Gators, Mules, etc are not permitted in the campgrounds.

Parking – Eldora Speedway offers several options for parking at racing events. The Main Parking Lot is located off of State Route 118. The main entrance to the track is located at the front of this lot. Parking is also available north of the Speedway, just outside of the Turn 4 Admission Gate. On larger scale events, parking is also available across North Star Ft Loramie Rd in the Northside Camp & Park lot, as well across State Route 118 in the Eldora Village lot.

Radio – Portable radios and headsets are permitted in Eldora Speedway. The public address system can be heard on FM frequency 87.9.

Seating Update: Seat cushions are permitted. Stadium style seats may NOT exceed 18 inches in maximum width in the grandstands or bleachers. High back seats or seats with arms are prohibited. Please be courteous to those around you.

Smoking Policy: Smoking in all spectator areas, buildings and lines for concessions / merchandise / tickets is prohibited per the Ohio Department of Health. Designated smoking areas will be available.


Seating Chart

Below is the Eldora Speedway seating chart, along with information regarding reserved seating for special events

Seating Map

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MAIN GRANDSTAND (FRONTSTRETCH)

  • Row 1 is the top row. Sections H, I, J, K & BB contain 24 rows – all others contain 28 rows – these are the rows closest to the track.
  • Patio seats are three rows of seats with seat backs in bleacher units that set above the grandstand (except Sections B & D where personal standard-size lawn chairs are needed).
  • The roofline of the covered grandstand extends to Row 11.
  • Roof support poles are located in legroom between Rows 10 & 11 in the vicinity of: Sections A through J, Seats 6 – 7 & 15 – 16; Section K, Seats 1 – 2 & 10; Section AA, Seats 6 – 7, 14 – 15 & 25 – 26; & Section BB, Seats 6 – 7 & 14 – 15.
  • Wheelchair Accessible seats are located in Patio seat area of Sections B & D.
  • Stadium seats used in this area may not exceed 18” in width or 16” in depth.
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NORTH BLEACHERS (TURNS 3 & 4)

  • Row 1 is the bottom row & closest to track. Row 15 is the top row.
  • Section NF is non-alcoholic.
  • Stadium seats used in this area may not exceed 18” in width or 16” in depth.
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NORTH TERRACE (TURNS 3 & 4)

  • Row 1 is the top row. Row 5 is the bottom row and closest to track.
  • North Terrace area (Sections NTA, NTB, NTC & NTD) will now be sold by the individual seat for 2012 (no longer sold as Boxes of 4). Personal standard-size lawn chairs required in all seats (except in Section NTA Row 1). No captain’s, director’s, elevated, high-back chairs or stools.
  • Section NTA, Row 1 (also known as North Terrace Wall – NTW) is one row of concrete wall-based seats/standing room spots with a fence back & walkway in front. No lawn chairs permitted.
  • Wheelchair Accessible seats are located in Section NTA, Row 2, Seats 113 through 139.
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SOUTH BLEACHERS (TURNS 1 & 2)

  • Row 1 is the bottom row. Row 16 is the top row in Sections SA – SC & SG – SR. Row 22 is the top row in Secs SD – SF.
  • Section SA is Non-Alcoholic.
  • Stadium seats used in this area may not exceed 18” in width or 16” in depth.
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SOUTH TERRACE (TURNS 1 & 2)

  • Row 1 is the top row. Row 3 is the bottom row and closest to track. Rows are separated by Grass Hillside areas.
  • Personal standard-size lawn chairs required. No captain’s, director’s, elevated, high-back chairs or stools.
  • Wheelchair Accessible seats are located in Section ST, Row 1, Seats 1 through 56.
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GRASS HILLSIDES

  • Grass Hillsides are General Admission/Festival seating.
  • These areas may only be marked with personal standard-size lawn chairs intended for use and may only be held/tied together by rope or tape. The use of blankets, plastic, rocks, ropes, spray paint, stakes, trash cans, etc., to mark spaces is prohibited. No digging or shovels.
  • These areas may not be marked until the time designated for the event – anything placed prior will be removed.
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Ticket Prices

Tickets for 34th Annual Kings Royal

Availability:
Tickets available online 24 hours/day up until the start of the event. Phone orders accepted through Wednesday, July 12th at 5:00 PM. Walk-up sales welcome on race day.

Pit Passes:
Pit Passes are sold in-person only on race week. Minimum age for pit access is 14. No exceptions. Minors 14, 15, 16 or 17 years of age must submit a Minor Release and Waiver of Liability form signed by parent/legal guardian. If form is not signed in the presence of an Eldora Speedway official, it must be notarized.  Form can be downloaded <HERE>

Pit Pass Prices:
Thursday: $30  |  Friday: $33  |  Saturday: $39

General admission

General Admission seating is Turn 2 Bleachers (Sections SJ-SR) and grass hillsides in all 4 turns (bring your own lawn chair).

Reserved seating

All seats reserved except Turn 2 Bleachers (Sections SJ-SR) and grass hillsides.


July 13, 2017
Ages 13 & up
General
$25
Reserved
$29
Ages 12 & under
General
Free
Reserved
$10
July 14, 2017
Ages 13 & up
General
$28
Reserved
$32
Ages 12 & under
General
Free
Reserved
$10
July 15, 2017
Ages 13 & up
General
$34
Reserved
$38
Ages 12 & under
General
Free
Reserved
$14

 


Time Schedule

 

  • Fri - Jul 07th
  • 6:00 PM
    Lot 5 Unreserved Camping Areas open (do not stage prior to July 3)
  • Sun - Jul 09th
  • 12:00 PM
    All Reserved Camping Areas open
  • Mon - Jul 10th
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Main Gate Ticket Office open
  • Tue - Jul 11th
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Main Gate Ticket Office open
  • Wed - Jul 12th
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Main Gate Ticket Office open
  • 8:00 PM
    Eldora Kings Royal Pre-Race Party (Fan Zone)
  • Thu - Jul 13th
  • 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Breakfast at Turn 4 Concessions
  • 8:00 AM
    Hillside Markings may be begin (chairs only)
  • 12:00 PM
    All A.D.A. Parking opens (must show permit)
  • 11:00 AM
    Main Gate Ticket Office opens (Tickets, Pit Passes, & Will Call)
  • 11:00 AM
    Turn 4 Ticket Office opens (Tickets & Pit Passes)
  • 1:30 PM
    Turn 3 Race Registration opens (Pit Passes & Media Credential Sign-in)
  • 1:30 PM
    Grandstand Cleared and Secured for Grand Opening
  • 2:00 PM
    Grand Opening – all admission and pit gates open
  • TBA
    Driver Meeting
  • 6:30 PM
    Hot Laps begin
  • 8:00 PM
    Racing begins
  • Fri - Jul 14th
  • 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Showers open (front of Lot 2)
  • 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Breakfast at Turn 4 Concessions
  • 10:00 AM
    All A.D.A. Parking opens (must show permit)
  • 11:00 AM
    Grandstand Cleared and Secured for Grand Opening
  • 11:00 AM
    Main Gate Ticket Office opens (Tickets, Pit Passes, & Will Call)
  • 11:00 AM
    Turn 4 Ticket Office opens (Tickets & Pit Passes)
  • 11:00 AM
    Turn 3 Race Registration opens (Pit Passes & Media Credential Sign-in)
  • 12:00 PM
    Grand Opening – all admission and pit gates open
  • 12:15 PM
    Cornhole Tournament registration opens in Multi-Purpose building)
  • 1:00 PM
    Cornhole Tournament in Multi-Purpose building (Fan Zone)
  • TBA
    Driver Meeting
  • 6:30 PM
    Hot Laps begin
  • 8:00 PM
    Racing begins
  • Sat - Jul 15th
  • 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Showers open (front of Lot 2)
  • 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Breakfast at Turn 4 Concessions
  • 10:00 AM
    All A.D.A. Parking opens (must show permit)
  • 11:00 AM
    Grandstand Cleared and Secured for Grand Opening
  • 11:00 AM
    Main Gate Ticket Office opens (Tickets, Pit Passes, & Will Call)
  • 11:00 AM
    Turn 4 Ticket Office opens (Tickets & Pit Passes)
  • 11:00 AM
    Turn 3 Race Registration opens (Pit Passes & Media Credential Sign-in)
  • 12:00 PM
    Grand Opening – all admission and pit gates open
  • 2:30 PM
    National Sprint Car Hall of Fame auction (Fan Zone barn)
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Autograph Session (Fan Zone barn)
  • Follows autograph session
    Driver Meeting in Fan Zone (open to public)
  • 6:30 PM
    Hot Laps begin
  • After time trials
    Pre-Race Festivities
  • 8:00 PM
    Racing Begins
  • Sun - Jul 16th
  • 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Showers open (front of Lot 2)

Fan Activites

 

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT:
The annual Kings Royal Cornhole Tournament will once again by held on Friday of Kings Royal weekend. This year’s tournament will take place at 1:00 PM in the Fan Zone barn. $700 worth of Eldora merchandise (gift certificates to the Eldora Suite Store) are up for grabs!

Entries will be limited to 64 and registration is available at the track on race week. Entries will be accepted at the Main Gate Ticket Office Monday through Thursday. Remaining spots will be sold at the tournament site (Fan Zone) on Friday when the gates open at noon. Read the details: HERE

WEDNESDAY ENTERTAINMENT:
Racing For Relief will be running a charity Go-Kart event on the Little Eldora track out in the campgrounds on Wednesday evening. Qualifying is at 6:30 and Racing is at 7:00.

Popular local party band Erastus will be playing in the Fan Zone outside of turn four from 8:00 PM to Midnight on Wednesday night. The Turn 4 Bar will be open and most vendors will be open in the Fan Zone during that time.

NSCHoF AUCTION:
The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame will host their annual Kings Royal auction in the Fan Zone on Saturday at 2:30 PM. Tons of very nice and hard to find items will be available in the auction – many being autographed.

AUTOGRAPHS:
Fans will have two opportunities to collect some autographs during Kings Royal weekend. Friday at 4:00 PM, many of the drivers who have merchandise trailers in turn one will be at their respective trailers signing autographs. Then on Saturday, the entire Kings Royal driver roster will be in the Fan Zone at 4:00 PM to sign autographs for one hour. Following the autograph session, a public drivers meeting will take place.


Camping Info

Camping At Eldora

Eldora offers plenty of camping space for race fans wishing to spend the weekend at the Speedway. Camping lot availability and pricing varies by event.

Buy Camping Online


Lot info by race

Dirt Late Model Dream, Kings Royal, NASCAR Trucks, World 100:

  • Reserved Camping by fee: Lot 1, Lot 2, Lot 3, Lot 4, Northside Camping, Eldora Village, Turn 1 South Lot
  • Free Camping: Lot 5

Spring World of Outlaws & USAC, Four Crown Nationals:

  • Reserved Camping by fee: Lot 1, Lot 2, Lot 3, Lot 4, Turn 1 South Lot
  • Free Camping: Lot 5

All other events:

  • Reserved Camping by fee: none
  • Free Camping: Lot 1, Lot 2, Lot 3, Lot 4, Lot 5

Restroom access available.

All lots at Eldora are dry camping (water and electric hookups not available). However, Portakleen is on the grounds to pump and fill tanks (fee) during reserved camping weekends. Showers are available during the major event weekends.

Please be aware of local restrictions on the transport of firewood, due to the Emerald Ash Borer.


Live Timing

Live Feeds for Scoring and Timing

Eldora Speedway displays a live feed from Timing and Scoring during most race events. The feed displays driver info, lap times, running order and more – in real time. There are several options for accessing this feed. Please choose the option best matches your current setup:


 

On a Computer

Primary Timing & Scoring Display

Free Service

This free flash-based display updates in real-time as each car crosses the scoring loop. This feed works for most computers, but not phones or tablets. If you have difficulties viewing this feed, download the latest version of Adobe Flash or use the alternate timing & scoring display to the right.


On a Computer/Smartphone/Tablet

Alternate Timing & Scoring Page

Free Service

This free non-flash display updates automatically every 30 seconds. This feed is generally compatible with most computers, phones and tablets.



Live Video

Watch 34th Annual Kings Royal Live

This event video is available to stream live on your PC or mobile device

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