Press Release



ROSSBURG, Ohio (June 5, 2019) – Eldora Speedway’s first marquee event of the 2019 season, the 25th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream, begins Thursday night and culminates with Saturday’s finale and $125,000-to-win feature event.

Eldora Speedway officials indicate an armada of recreational vehicles and race haulers are headed to the high-banked dirt oval located at 13929 State Route 118, New Weston, Ohio.

Advance sales indicate fans coming from 37 states, Australia, Canada and New Zealand already have their tickets in hand. Additionally, the pre-entry roster is at its highest level in years with at least 86 team haulers from 20 states plus Australia and three Canadian provinces loaded up and headed for Darke County.

Area commuters and attendees should prepare now for increased vehicular traffic in and around the area. As well as pedestrians crossing State Route 118 to and from the campgrounds to the Speedway. The ODOT advisory and message boards usually in place for the event have been assigned to the ongoing tornado recovery efforts in the Dayton-region.

Plan ahead by visiting or download the OHGO app and monitoring @eldoraspeedway and #DLMDream25 via your favorite social channel.

Scott Bloomquist, from Mooresburg, Tennessee is the defending race winner.

Single day tickets, including reserved seats and pit passes, are available for each night, online at by calling (937) 338-3815 or at the gate. Children 12 & younger are admitted free to all general admission and grass hillside seating areas.

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 66th consecutive season of racing in 2019 featuring the biggest events in short-track racing, including: the 25th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream Weekend on June 6th-7th-8th; the 36th Kings Royal Weekend on July 18th-19th-20th; the only NASCAR National Series event on dirt – the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Eldora Dirt Derby on Thursday, August 1st; the 49th Annual World 100 Weekend on September 5th-6th-7th; and the historic 4-Crown Nationals on September 27th and 28th. The complete schedule for Eldora’s 2019 calendar, including ticket and campsite information, is available at Fans can get behind-the-scenes access by following @EldoraSpeedway on social channels Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. Exclusive video content posted on has been viewed over 5-million times.