Sunday Baltes Classic has been canceled due to rain. Over three inches of rain fell on the track earlier this morning. While most of the track drained fairly well, there is a soft stretch in turn one that has not, and crews feel it would surely be a problem area if laps are put on the track tonight… even if we don’t receive any further forecasted rain this afternoon.
To further complicate the decision to race or not is the fact the weather forecast the next two days is not ideal. Any issues that would have developed tonight would almost certainly still a be problem leading into Wednesday’s kickoff to World 100 week.
Patrons who purchased advanced tickets will be refunded within the next two weeks.
On Tap: Dirt Late Models, Modifieds, and Eldora Stocks.
Coolers: Coolers up to 14” are permitted. No glass bottles. Ohio Revised Code 4301.62 prohibits the carry in or carry out of alcoholic beverages. All coolers will be inspected for compliance to this law.
Carry-In Items – To ensure the safety of all Guests, carry-in items will be inspected prior to entrance. Bags, backpacks, coolers, purses, etc. larger than 14″ x 14″ x 14″ will not be permitted into the Speedway in accordance with the Eldora Speedway size requirement. Guests are welcome to bring their own food and drink inside the track. Alcohol and any food or beverage in a glass bottle will not be permitted.
Medical: A fully staffed First Aid Station is located near the Middle Gate (Turn 4). Hours of operation will be posted.
Golf Carts – Golf Carts are welcome in the Speedway campgrounds, but must meet Speedway safety specifications. The Golf Cart Permit station will be near the Middle Gate (Turn 4). Hours of operation will be posted. All Golf Carts will be required to be registered and must display an Eldora Speedway 2022 Golf Cart Permit. Golf Cart parking is outside of the Turn 4 gate. NO Golf Carts are permitted in the main parking lot. STATE LAW: Golf Carts are not permitted on any roadway. ATVs, Gators, Mules, etc are not permitted in the campgrounds.
Parking – Eldora Speedway offers several options for parking at racing events. The Main Parking Lot is located off of State Route 118. The main entrance to the track is located at the front of this lot. Parking is also available north of the Speedway, just outside of the Turn 4 Admission Gate.
Radio – Portable radios and headsets are permitted in Eldora Speedway. The public address system can be heard on FM frequency 87.9.
Seating Update: Seat cushions are permitted. Stadium style seats may NOT exceed 18 inches in maximum width in the grandstands or bleachers. High back seats or seats with arms are prohibited. Please be courteous to those around you.
Smoking Policy: Smoking in all spectator areas, buildings and lines for concessions / merchandise / tickets is prohibited per the Ohio Department of Health. Designated smoking areas will be available.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW USING THE LINK BELOW OR PURCHASE AT THE GATE ON RACE DAY
Pit Pass Price:
Though it would be next to impossible to find someone with the same persona as the late, great Eldora Speedway founder, Earl Baltes, does anyone carry a strong physical resemblance to the iconic, hall-of-fame promoter?
For the upcoming Baltes Classic on September 4, Eldora Speedway officials are searching for the best Earl Baltes look-a-like! Fans attending the final tune-up for the 52nd running of the World 100 are encouraged to enter the contest.
Features: LM – 30 laps, MOD – 20 laps, Stocks – 15 laps
More Camping Info
In order to use Golf Carts on Eldora property, a Golf Cart application must be filled and filed with the Speedway. Proof of insurance is also required. See Golf Cart App button to download form.
Restroom access available.
All lots at Eldora are dry camping (water and electric hookups not available). However, Portakleen is on the grounds to pump and fill tanks (fee) during reserved camping weekends. Showers are available during the major event weekends.
Please be aware of local restrictions on the transport of firewood, due to the Emerald Ash Borer.
Eldora Speedway displays a live feed from Timing and Scoring during most race events. The feed displays
driver info, lap times, running order and more – in real time. There are several options for accessing
this feed. Please choose the option best matches your current setup:
This free flash-based display updates in real-time as each car crosses the scoring loop. This feed
works for most computers, but not phones or tablets. If you have difficulties viewing this feed,
download the latest version of Adobe Flash or use the alternate timing & scoring display to the
This free non-flash display updates automatically every 30 seconds. This feed is generally
compatible with most computers, phones and tablets.