Press Release


Casey’s General Stores presents $8 Family FIREWORKS Show, DIRTcar Modified & Eldora Stocks racing

ROSSBURG, Ohio (August 10, 2017) – A favorite of the local community and race fans alike, Casey’s General Stores $8 FIREWORKS Night returns this Saturday night to Eldora Speedway.

While the fireworks on the track will be the high-speed DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and the wild Eldora Stock Car division, the event will be topped off by a spectacular fireworks event featuring over 3,500 different effects.

In addition to the on-track activities, there will be bounce houses for the kids, balloon twisting clowns and an autograph session with the drivers and their cars in the fan zone outside of Turns 3-4 prior to the race. Also, Aaron’s will hold an “Enter-to-Win” contest for a living room set to be given away.

Gates open at 5 p.m., the autograph party runs from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m., with hot laps at 6:45 p.m. and the racing starting at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are still just $8 while kids (12 and under) are admitted FREE. Additionally, police officers, sheriff deputies and firefighters in uniform or department shirts will be admitted free at the gate. Parking is free in all trackside lots. Camping for the weekend is free in Eldora Lots 1 through 5.

Additional event information can be found at and by calling the box office at (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. 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 by Ferris Mowers 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