Press Release


4 p.m. Showtime Announced For Sprint Cars, Modifieds and Stock Car Special; Beer Still Just $2

ROSSBURG, Ohio (April 16, 2018) – Eldora Speedway officials have announced the 65th Season Opener featuring the National Racing Alliance (NRA) Sprint Invaders, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and Eldora Stock Cars will be flex-scheduled to 4 p.m. this Saturday.

Eldora officials have expanded the use of flex-scheduling – optimizing event schedules in the interest of fans, competitors and track conditions after consulting a contracted meteorological service – for the 2018 season to include its April events, September’s 4-Crown Nationals and October’s season finale.

The schedule for Saturday will see competitor registration begin at 12:30 p.m., Pit and Spectator Gates open at 1 p.m., with Hot Laps for the three divisions taking to the track at 3 p.m. The invocation, the National Anthem and the first green flag of Eldora’s 65th consecutive season of racing will take place shortly thereafter.


Tickets are just $12 and all seating is General Admission for the event. Children (12 years old and younger) are admitted FREE. Parking on Eldora grounds is free, Coca-Cola products in 12oz cans are still just $1 and the Eldora’s ‘World Famous Pizza Burgers’ and chicken wings will be hot and ready.

Ice cold beer is still just $2 per 12oz can.

Ticket and event information is available at (937) 338-3815 and

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 celebrates its 65th consecutive season of racing in 2018 featuring the biggest events in short-track racing, including: the 24th running of the $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream Weekend on June 7th-8th-9th; the 35th Annual $50,000-to-win Kings Royal Weekend on July 12th-13th-14th; the Camping World Truck Series’ Eldora Dirt Derby – NASCAR’s only race on dirt on Wednesday, July 18th; the 48th Annual World 100 Weekend on September 6th-7th-8th; and the historic 4-Crown Nationals on September 21st and 22nd. The complete schedule for Eldora’s 2018, including ticket and campsite information, is available at Fans can get behind-the-scenes access by following @EldoraSpeedway on social media channels Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. Exclusive video content posted on has been viewed over 4.2-million times.