Event Notes

September 5-7: 54th World 100 Week

On Tap Sept. 5: Full program with Twin 25-lap Features
On Tap Sept. 6:
Full program with Twin 25-lap Features
On Tap Sept. 7: Heats / B-Features / $57,000-to-win World 100

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Hillside Seating: On Thursday, September 5, admission gates will open at 9:00 am. Eldora staff members will walk each line into the facility in a 𝙨𝙖𝙛𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙤𝙧𝙙𝙚𝙧𝙡𝙮 fashion. Lines will be walked to each respective holding area. Once all fans have safely moved inside the facility, the Eldora staff members will simultaneously release each line to begin placing chairs on the hillside. Tickets will not be needed to enter the facility at 9am.

Digital Ticketing: View the Digital Ticketing Guide for step-by-step instructions <HERE>

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: Fully staffed First Aid stations are located near the Middle Gate (Turn 4), behind the Turn 1 bleachers, and in the infield building. 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 2024 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. On larger scale events, parking is also available across North Star Ft Loramie Rd in the Northside Camp & Park lot, as well across State Route 118 in the Eldora Village lot.

Radio: Portable radios and headsets are permitted in Eldora Speedway. The public address system can be heard on FM frequency 87.9 and frequency 454.5000.

Seat Cushions: 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. A third party vendor will be on-site with seat back rentals.

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.

Porta-Kleen: Porta-Kleen will be on the grounds for flag-down service in the campgrounds.

Cornhole Tournament: TBA

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Plan ahead! Rain date for the major events is always the next clear and race-able day(s). If an event is completed, there are no refund, credit, or exchange opportunities.

Seating Chart

Below is the Eldora Speedway seating chart, along with information regarding reserved seating for special events

Seating Map

 

MAIN GRANDSTAND (FRONTSTRETCH)

  • Row 1 is the top row. Sections H, I, J, K & BB contain 24 rows – all others contain 28 rows – these are the rows closest to the track.
  • Patio seats are three rows of seats with seat backs in bleacher units that set above the grandstand (except Sections B & D where personal standard-size lawn chairs are needed).
  • The roofline of the covered grandstand extends to Row 11.
  • Roof support poles are located in legroom between Rows 10 & 11 in the vicinity of: Sections A through J, Seats 6 – 7 & 15 – 16; Section K, Seats 1 – 2 & 10; Section AA, Seats 6 – 7, 14 – 15 & 25 – 26; & Section BB, Seats 6 – 7 & 14 – 15.
  • Wheelchair Accessible seats are located in Patio seat area of Sections B & D.
  • Stadium seats used in this area may not exceed 18” in width or 16” in depth.
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NORTH BLEACHERS (TURNS 3 & 4)

  • Row 1 is the bottom row & closest to track. Row 15 is the top row.
  • Section NF is non-alcoholic.
  • Stadium seats used in this area may not exceed 18” in width or 16” in depth.
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NORTH TERRACE (TURNS 3 & 4)

  • Row 1 is the top row. Row 5 is the bottom row and closest to track.
  • North Terrace area (Sections NTA, NTB, NTC & NTD) will now be sold by the individual seat for 2012 (no longer sold as Boxes of 4). Personal standard-size lawn chairs required in all seats (except in Section NTA Row 1). No captain’s, director’s, elevated, high-back chairs or stools.
  • Section NTA, Row 1 (also known as North Terrace Wall – NTW) is one row of concrete wall-based seats/standing room spots with a fence back & walkway in front. No lawn chairs permitted.
  • Wheelchair Accessible seats are located in Section NTA, Row 2, Seats 113 through 139.
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SOUTH BLEACHERS (TURNS 1 & 2)

  • Row 1 is the bottom row. Row 16 is the top row in Sections SA – SC & SG – SR. Row 22 is the top row in Secs SD – SF.
  • Section SA is Non-Alcoholic.
  • Stadium seats used in this area may not exceed 18” in width or 16” in depth.
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SOUTH TERRACE (TURNS 1 & 2)

  • Row 1 is the top row. Row 3 is the bottom row and closest to track. Rows are separated by Grass Hillside areas.
  • Personal standard-size lawn chairs required. No captain’s, director’s, elevated, high-back chairs or stools.
  • Wheelchair Accessible seats are located in Section ST, Row 1, Seats 1 through 56.
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GRASS HILLSIDES

  • GENERAL ADMISSION GRASS HILLSIDES Grass Hillsides are General Admission/Festival seating. These areas may only be marked with personal standard-size lawn chairs intended for use and may only be held/tied together by rope or tape. The use of blankets, plastic, rocks, ropes, spray paint, stakes, trash cans, etc., to mark spaces is prohibited. No digging or shovels. These areas may not be marked until the time designated for the event – anything placed prior will be removed.
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Ticket Prices

Tickets for 54th World 100

Ticket and camping renewals for the entire 2024 schedule will begin the week of December 11th and run through February 12, 2024. Eldora’s popular Add & Exchange period for renewing customers will be the week of February 19, 2024. The public sale for all events will begin on Friday, March 1, at 10 a.m. Eastern.

Despite increased purses and sanctioning fees at many events, plus continued escalation of operational costs, Eldora officials are pleased to announce that 2024 General Admission and Reserved seat ticket pricing will remain steady for the third straight season.

All patrons with ticket and/or camping renewal opportunities will receive a postcard in the mail via USPS as well as an email once the renewal window officially opens.

 

General admission

On Thursday, September 5, admission gates will open at 12:00 pm. Eldora staff members will walk each line into the facility in a 𝙨𝙖𝙛𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙤𝙧𝙙𝙚𝙧𝙡𝙮 fashion. Lines will be walked to each respective holding area (see map below). Once all fans have safely moved inside the facility, the Eldora staff members will simultaneously release each line to begin placing chairs on the hillside. Fans are encouraged to use the attached map to ensure they end up in the area they want to place chairs. Tickets will not be needed to enter the facility at 9am.

Gates will then close at 1:00 pm on Thursday for a complete sweep of the facility. All fans inside at that time will be asked to proceed outside the gates. Grand opening of all gates is scheduled for 2:00 pm. Chairs may continue to be placed on the hillsides once gates are reopened (just make sure you have your ticket at that point!)

Notes:
* Fans lined up at the main gate will have the option to proceed to the holding areas at either end of the grandstands once the doors open.
* South end campers will be lined up between sections SI and SJ.
* When placing chairs, absolutely no stakes in the ground. No spray paint. No rocks. It is recommended that you mark your spot by tying caution tape to your chairs.
* Only mark off space equal to the number of people in your party. If there are large unused sections in your area, our ushers may start filling it with guests who need space to sit.
* Once placed, chairs may be left in place from day to day. Chair owner assumes all responsibility of chairs left on the hill.


September 05, 2024
Ages 14 & up
General
$35
Reserved
$40
Ages 13 & under
General
Free
Reserved
$20
Pit Pass: $45 (3-day $145)
General
Reserved
September 06, 2024
Ages 14 & up
General
$35
Reserved
$40
Ages 13 & under
General
FREE
Reserved
$20
Pit Pass: $45 (2-day $105)
General
Reserved
September 07, 2024
Ages 14 & up
General
$45
Reserved
$50
Ages 13 & under
General
FREE
Reserved
$20
Pit Pass: $65
General
Reserved

 


Time Schedule

ITINERARY FOR THE 54th WORLD 100 WEEK

The event schedule for the 54th World 100 week is below. Times are subject to adjustments closer to event week.

 

  • Sun - Sep 01st
  • 12:00 PM
    Eldora Village opens for Reserved World 100 camping
  • 12:00 PM
    Northside Camp & Park opens for Reserved World 100 camping
  • 2:30 PM
    Baltes Classic Ticket Sales Begin
  • 3:00 PM
    Pit Gate Opens
  • 4:00 PM
    Turn One South End Camping Opens
  • 4:00 PM
    Spectator Gates Open
  • 6:30 PM
    Baltes Classic Hot Laps
  • 8:00 PM
    Baltes Classic Racing
  • Mon - Sep 02nd
  • 12:00 PM
    Lots 1-5 Camping Areas Open (Baltes Classic campers must vacate their spaces by this time)
  • Tue - Sep 03rd
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Main Gate Ticket Office Open
  • Wed - Sep 04th
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Main Gate Ticket Office Open
  • 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Turn One Camping Load-In
  • 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Pit Pass Sales at Pit Gate (G4)
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Early hauler parking (optional)
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Early tech-inspection for infield haulers (optional)
  • Thu - Sep 05th
  • 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Showers open (front of Lot 2)
  • 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Breakfast at Concession Trailer outside of Turn 4 Concession Building
  • 10:00 AM
    Turn 3 Race Registration opens (Pit Passes & Media Credential Sign-in)
  • 10:00 AM
    Main Gate Ticket Office opens (Tickets, Pit Passes, & Will Call)
  • 10:00 AM
    Turn 4 Ticket Office opens (Tickets & Pit Passes)
  • 11:00 AM
    All A.D.A. Parking opens (must show permit)
  • 12:00 PM
    Gates open - fans proceed to holding areas in orderly fashion - no chairs on hillsides until instructed by Eldora Officials. Details to be provided in person at that time.
  • 12:00 PM
    Turn 3 Pit Gate opens
  • 1:00 PM
    Grandstand Cleared and Secured for Grand Opening
  • 2:00 PM
    Grand Opening – all admission gates open
  • 2:00 PM - End of Event
    Turn One Camping Load-In
  • 2:00 PM
    Suites open
  • 2:00 PM
    All Concessions open
  • 5:00 PM
    Mandatory Driver Meeting
  • 6:30 PM
    Hot Laps
  • 8:00 PM
    Show Begins
  • Fri - Sep 06th
  • 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Showers open (front of Lot 2)
  • 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Breakfast at Concession Trailer outside of Turn 4 Concession Building
  • 10:00 AM
    Turn 3 Race Registration opens (Pit Passes & Media Credential Sign-in)
  • 10:00 AM
    Main Gate Ticket Office opens (Tickets, Pit Passes, & Will Call)
  • 10:00 AM
    Turn 4 Ticket Office opens (Tickets & Pit Passes)
  • 11:00 AM
    All A.D.A. Parking opens (must show permit)
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cornhole Check-In at Gate 3
  • 12:00 PM
    Turn 3 Pit Gate opens
  • 1:00 PM
    Grandstand Cleared and Secured for Grand Opening
  • 2:00 PM
    Grand Opening – all admission gates open
  • 2:00 PM - End of Event
    Turn One Camping Load-In
  • 2:00 PM
    Suites open
  • 2:00 PM
    All Concessions open
  • TBA
    Cornhole Tournament in Fan Zone Barn
  • 5:00 PM
    Mandatory Driver Meeting
  • 6:30 PM
    Hot Laps
  • 8:00 PM
    Show Begins
  • Sat - Sep 07th
  • 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Showers open (front of Lot 2)
  • 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Breakfast at Concession Trailer outside of Turn 4 Concession Building
  • 10:00 AM
    Turn 3 Race Registration opens (Pit Passes & Media Credential Sign-in)
  • 10:00 AM
    Main Gate Ticket Office opens (Tickets, Pit Passes, & Will Call)
  • 10:00 AM
    Turn 4 Ticket Office opens (Tickets & Pit Passes)
  • 10:00 AM
    All A.D.A. Parking opens (must show permit)
  • 11:00 AM
    Grandstand Cleared and Secured for Grand Opening
  • 12:00 PM - End of Event
    Turn One Camping Load-In
  • 12:00 PM
    Turn 3 Pit Gate opens
  • 12:00 PM
    Grand Opening – all admission gates open
  • 12:00 PM
    Suites open
  • 12:00 PM
    All Concessions open
  • 2:00 PM
    Church Service Behind House Near Turn 4
  • 3:30 PM
    Driver Autograph Session (Fan Zone)
  • 4:30 PM
    Mandatory Driver Meeting (open to public)
  • 6:30 PM
    Hot Laps
  • 7:00 PM
    Show Begins
  • Sun - Sep 08th
  • 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Showers open (front of Lot 2)

WORLD 100 HISTORY

 

Bruce Gould receives a kiss in victory lane from Miss World 100 after winning the first ever World 100 on October 3, 1971
Bruce Gould receives a kiss in victory lane from Miss World 100 after winning the first ever World 100 on October 3, 1971

It’s the Biggest Dirt Race in the World! Entering its 54th running, the World 100 is rich in Dirt Late Model History.

There’s so much history in fact, it won’t all fit on this page!  Click the link below to see a complete rundown of finishes and other statistical information from the 53-year history of the World 100…

CLICK HERE FOR HISTORY


PIT PASS UPGRADES

 

A Pit Pass Upgrade is the process of adding a pit pass to a previously purchased ticket. This can be done for any and all of the September 5-7 event days.

All ADULT pit pass upgrades must be performed at the Upgrade Station located outside of turn 4, near Gate 3. You must have a valid ticket for each day you want to upgrade (meaning if you come on Thursday and want to upgrade to a 3-day pit pass, you will need your Thursday, Friday, & Saturday ticket in hand to do so).

Minimum age in the pit area is 14. Ages 14-17 require parental consent waivers to be signed.

Pit pass upgrade prices:
Thursday only: $10
Friday only: $10
Saturday only: $20
3-Day (Thur/Fri/Sat): $30
2-Day (Fri/Sat): $25

When upgrading a reserved seat ticket – you still retain the reserved seat location.

Regular full price pit passes are available at any ticket window around the track.

MINOR PIT PASSES:

All MINOR pit passes and MINOR pit pass upgrades must be processed at Gate 4. Minor waivers will not be accepted at any other ticket office or ticket window on property.


HILLSIDE MARKINGS

 

On Thursday, September 5, admission gates will open at 12:00 pm. Eldora staff members will walk each line into the facility in a 𝙨𝙖𝙛𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙤𝙧𝙙𝙚𝙧𝙡𝙮 fashion. Lines will be walked to each respective holding area (see map below). Once all fans have safely moved inside the facility, the Eldora staff members will simultaneously release each line to begin placing chairs on the hillside. Fans are encouraged to use the attached map to ensure they end up in the area they want to place chairs. Tickets will not be needed to enter the facility at 9am.

Gates will then close at 1:00 pm on Thursday for a complete sweep of the facility. All fans inside at that time will be asked to proceed outside the gates. Grand opening of all gates is scheduled for 2:00 pm. Chairs may continue to be placed on the hillsides once gates are reopened (just make sure you have your ticket at that point!)

Notes:
* Fans lined up at the main gate will have the option to proceed to the holding areas at either end of the grandstands once the doors open.
* South end campers will be lined up between sections SI and SJ.
* When placing chairs, absolutely no stakes in the ground. No spray paint. No rocks. It is recommended that you mark your spot by tying caution tape to your chairs.
* Only mark off space equal to the number of people in your party. If there are large unused sections in your area, our ushers may start filling it with guests who need space to sit.
* Once placed, chairs may be left in place from day to day. Chair owner assumes all responsibility of chairs left on the hill.

 


CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

 

TBA


POST-RACE TRAFFIC

 

Everyone arrives at different times throughout the week but most leave at the same time after the race. As such, parking lots and roadways can be congested. To help alleviate congestion, local authorities will be initiating a post-race traffic pattern that will get the lots emptied quicker.

Please look at the map below (click it for a printable version). Each lot will exit in a specific direction. If you find yourself going in the opposite direction that you need to be going, check out a local map of the area roads. Many roads and highways in this area are square mile blocks so getting yourself pointed in the right direction should be a breeze.

 


ENTRY LIST

 

TBA


Camping Info

Camping At Eldora

Eldora offers plenty of camping space for race fans wishing to spend the weekend at the Speedway. Camping lot availability and pricing varies by event.

Purchase Camping


LOT INFO FOR WORLD 100 WEEK:

World 100 camping officially opens at noon on Monday, but if your spot is open, you are welcome to slide into it early if you are attending the Baltes Classic. If your spot is occupied by someone attending the Baltes Classic, they are not required to move out until Monday at noon.

ELDORA OWNED LOTS:
All Eldora owned camping lots are now full for the World 100 week. The only spots that will come available at this point would be resale spots (when an previously purchased spot is resold by the original buyer). To check if there are any resale spots available, use the red camping button above. If any camping is available you will see a Buy Tickets button next to camping. Otherwise, it will say Sold Out. For those still looking for camping options, the following campgrounds still offer availability for event week:

SPEEDY CAMPING
Speedy Camping, located across State Route 118 from Eldora is now sold out for World 100 week.

DARKE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
Location: Greenville, OH (17 mile south)
Price: $30-$40 per day (w/ hookups).
Dump station: Yes ($10)
Contact: darkecountyfair.com/camping/ or 937-548-5044

MERCER COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
Location: Celina, OH (18 mile north)
Price: $35-$45 per day (w/ hookups).
Dump station: Yes (free for campers)
Contact: mercercountyohiofair.com/camping-info/ or 419-586-3239

J&M RANCH
Location: Ansonia, OH (12 miles southeast)
Price: $25 per day (primitive) / $35-40 per day (hookups)
Contact: https://thejmranchenterprise.com or 937-417-1365

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Other Camping Notes:

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 section for more.
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 at the front of Lot 2.
Please be aware of local restrictions on the transport of firewood, due to the Emerald Ash Borer.


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Live Timing

Live Feeds for Scoring and Timing

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:


 

On a Computer

Primary Timing & Scoring Display

Free Service

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 right.


On a Computer/Smartphone/Tablet

Alternate Timing & Scoring Page

Free Service

This free non-flash display updates automatically every 30 seconds. This feed is generally compatible with most computers, phones and tablets.