Saturday’s Family FIREWORKS Night Washed Out at Eldora
Severe Storms Flood Infield With More Severe Weather Forecast For Saturday
ROSSBURG, Ohio (May 19, 2017) – Torrential rain during a Friday afternoon thunderstorm have flooded portions of the track surface and infield at Eldora Speedway forcing cancelation of Saturday night’s $8 Family FIREWORKS Night presented by Aaron’s.
With saturated grounds from three straight days of severe weather and more storms forecast for Saturday, Eldora Officials were resigned to call the event when the rising Wabash River flooded over half of the infield pit area.
Eldora Speedway staff will work with the fireworks technicians and event sponsor Aaron’s on re-scheduling the spectacular fireworks show planned for Saturday night.
The next event on Eldora’s calendar is a special Sunday night affair scheduled for next Sunday, May 28. The Johnny Appleseed Classic by Miller Lite will feature the Sunoco American Late Model Series, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and Eldora Stock Cars.
Bounce Houses, Autographs, Balloon Twisting Clowns, Racing, Fireworks & More!
On Tap: DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and Eldora Stocks. It is points-paying event for both divisions
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 2017 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 available online 24 hours/day up until the start of the event. Phone orders accepted through Friday, May 19 at 5:00 PM. Walk-up sales welcome on race day.
Pit Passes are sold day-of-show only are are $20 for this event. Minimum age for pit access is 14. No exceptions. Minors 14, 15, 16 or 17 years of age must submit a Minor Release and Waiver of Liability form signed by parent/legal guardian. If form is not signed in the presence of an Eldora Speedway official, it must be notarized. Form can be downloaded <HERE>
All seating for this event is General Admission.
There are no reserved seats for this event.
Buy Camping Online
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
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.