Press Release


Eldora’s racing surface remains much too soft due to excessive spring rains.

(April 8, 2015) – A week of April showers have worked against the Eldora Speedway track crew and their staunch efforts to produce an ideal racing surface for the Test and Tune Day scheduled for Saturday, April 11. With more rain forecast for Thursday and Friday, the session has been canceled.

Eldora’s 62nd season opener on Saturday, April 18 will be its richest ever scheduled – with both the Sunoco American Late Model Series and the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds vying for $5,000 winner’s purses. The Eldora Stocks will also showcase their new look in a $1,000-to-win opener.

Admission gates will open at 2 pm (EDT), with hot laps 4:30 pm and a complete racing program beginning at 6 pm.  Tickets information can be found at 

The complete schedule for Eldora’s 62nd consecutive season, including ticket and campsite information, is available at and can be requested by phone at (937) 338-3815.

About Eldora Speedway:

Since opening in 1954, Eldora Speedway has proven to be a frontrunner in motorsports growth and stability. Celebrating its 62nd season in 2015, Eldora hosts some of the biggest events in short-track racing including the 21st annual Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Mowers;  the 32nd annual Kings Royal Weekend; the third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic; and the 45th annual World 100. Fans can get behind-the-scenes access of Eldora Speedway by following @EldoraSpeedway on Twitter, hitting ‘Like’ and on The Eldora Speedway app for the iPhone, iPad and Android is available for free download via iTunes and Google Play.