Press Release


Saturday’s Eldora Test and Tune Canceled Due To Weather; Little Eldora Event On For Sunday

pr_4apr16ROSSBURG, Ohio (April 6, 2016) – With rain and cold temperatures befalling Darke County and forecasted through late Friday night, Eldora Speedway officials have canceled the Test and Tune Day scheduled for Saturday, April 9.

Little Eldora’s opener, the 2016 SpringBuster, is still set for Sunday, April 10. The driver’s meeting is set for 11:15 a.m. (EDT) and racing begins at 12:30 p.m.

Eldora’s 63nd season opener will be on Saturday, April 16 with the Sunoco American Late Model Series, the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and the Eldora Stock Cars competing on the legendary half-mile clay oval.

Admission gates will open at 2 p.m. with hot laps beginning at 4:30 p.m. Eldora’s early season post-time is in effect with the complete racing program beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets can be bought at, by phone at (937) 338-3815 or at the box office at the race track. It’s $12 for adults and kids 12 and under are admitted free.

The complete schedule for Eldora’s 63nd consecutive season, including ticket and campsite information, is available at

About Eldora Speedway:
Since carved from a cornfield in the natural amphitheater that existed between the Eldora Ballroom and the Wabash River by bandleader Earl Baltes in 1954, Eldora Speedway has grown to be a frontrunner in motorsports growth and stability. Baltes chose to sell the legendary high-banked clay oval to motorsports entrepreneur and NASCAR, IndyCar and USAC champion Tony Stewart in 2004. Celebrating its 63nd season in 2016, Eldora hosts the biggest events in short-track racing including the 22nd annual Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Mowers; the 33rd annual Kings Royal Weekend; the fourth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on dirt; and the 46th annual World 100. The complete schedule for Eldora’s 63rd consecutive season, including ticket and campsite information, is available at and can be requested by phone at (937) 338-3815. Fans can get behind-the-scenes access of Eldora Speedway by following @EldoraSpeedway on Twitter, hitting ‘Like’ at and on