Press Release

Heavy Rains Postpone Eldora’s Family FIREWORKS Night

Largest Fireworks Show In Speedway History Added To Sunday, September 4th’s Baltes Classic

Heavy rains blanketed the Eldora Speedway on Saturday, August 13.

ROSSBURG, Ohio (August 13, 2016) – Heavy rains and forecasted thunderstorms throughout the remainder of the day have canceled tonight’s Family Fireworks Night at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.

The popular pre-race autograph session activities and the largest fireworks show in Eldora Speedway history will be added to the Baltes Classic by Coors Light and Homestretch Sportswear on Sunday, September 4th. The event honoring Eldora founders Earl and Berneice Baltes features the Sunoco American Late Model Series, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and Eldora Stocks.

Ticket holders for tonight’s event can use them for full face-value credit towards another event purchase. Suite holders will be contacted individually to make accommodations.

Tickets for the Baltes Classic and all remaining 2016 events, including the World 100, can be purchased at or by calling (937) 338-3815.

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 – the Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby; 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