Press Release


Tickets and Campsites for 2017 Events Available This Monday, February 13 at 10 a.m.

The renewal deadline for 2017 events, including the 4-Crown Nationals, is 11:59 PM Wednesday.

ROSSBURG, Ohio (February 7, 2017) – The renewal period offered to Eldora Speedway’s loyal patrons to secure their same reserved seats and campsites for the 64th season of racing events is nearing the finish line.

Fans who held tickets in 2016 have until 5 p.m. by phone or 11:59 p.m. (Eastern) to renew their tickets to Eldora’s robust 2017 schedule headlined by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, USAC’s National Midgets, Sprint Cars and Silver Crown series, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions and the Sunoco American Late Model Series. The stars of the DIRTcar UMP Modified division and Eldora Stocks will take to the high-banked half-mile oval several times each as they pursue their coveted championships.

Tickets, campsites and individual VIP Suites for all 2017 racing events go on public sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 13 at the speedway office, by phone at (937) 338-3815 and online via

“Our renewals for all events this coming season have been very strong,” said Tess Clark, ticket manager and the granddaughter of Eldora founders Earl and Berniece Baltes. “We want to make sure everyone takes advantage of their renewal opportunity before our public sale on Monday.”

Track owner Tony Stewart has penciled in several of Eldora’s events into his racing calendar as he returns to dirt racing. Fans can expect Stewart back behind the wheel of a sprint car in May, June, September and October.

The 2017 event tickets feature victory lane images of Dennis Erb, Jr., Donny Schatz, Kyle Larson and Bobby Pierce, the winners of the Dirt Late Model Dream, Kings Royal, Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby and World 100. While the event tickets for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event feature a three-way battle between Larson, Pierce and 2015 winner Christopher Bell.

The 2017 racing schedule is as follows:

April 1564th Season Opener
April 22Saturday Night SpeedFest
May 12#LetsRaceTwo
May 13#LetsRaceTwo
May 20Family FIREWORKS Night #1
May 28Johnny Appleseed Classic
June 0823rd Annual Dirt Late Model Dream
June 0923rd Annual Dirt Late Model Dream
June 1023rd Annual Dirt Late Model Dream
June 17Ohio Sprint Speedweek
July 13Jokers Wild
July 14Knight Before the Kings Royal
July 1534th Annual Kings Royal
July 18Tuesday Night Tailgate
July 19Eldora Dirt Derby ft NCWTS
August 12Family FIREWORKS Night #2
September 0310th Annual Baltes Classic
September 0747th Annual World 100
September 0847th Annual World 100
September 0947th Annual World 100
September 22BeFour The Crowns Showdown
September 2336th Annual 4-Crown Nationals
October 05Fall Nationals
October 06Fall Nationals
October 07Fall Nationals
October 14The Sprintacular

For a detailed (and printable) PDF schedule, CLICK HERE

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. Eldora will celebrate its 64th consecutive season of racing in 2017 featuring the biggest events in short-track racing, including the: $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream Weekend on June 8th-9th-10th; the $50,000-to-win Kings Royal Weekend on July 13th-14th-15th; the Camping World Truck Series’ Eldora Dirt Derby – NASCAR’s only race on dirt on Wednesday, July 19th; the 47th Annual World 100 Weekend on September 7th-8th-9th; and the historic 4-Crown Nationals on September 22nd and 23rd. The complete schedule for Eldora’s 64th consecutive season, including ticket and campsite information will be posted at Fans can get off-season access from Eldora Speedway by following @EldoraSpeedway on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat, hitting ‘Like’ at and adding to over 4.8-million views of exclusive video on