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Racing

  • Salem Speedway races Aug. 10

     54th Annual Scott County Visitors Commission - Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial - Saturday August 10, 2013

    Divisions: Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series and the Lucas Oil Great American Stocks.

    Event: Eighth of 12 Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery 2013 events.. 

    Schedule of Events:

    12-noon – Vintage Race Car Pits Open

    12:30 p.m. – PNC Pits Open

    3:00 p.m. – Spectator Gates Open

  • Unofficial Results: Touchstone Energy Midwest 150

     Unofficial Results - Touchstone Energy Midwest 150 presented by Focus Eyewear at Salem Speedway, fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, Saturday, June 22, 2013:

    Jegs CRA All-Star Tour

    Fast Qualifier: Chuck Barnes Jr, 16.987

  • Spring Speed Fest Saturday at Salem Speedway

     SALEM, IN – One exciting night of racing and family entertainment is set to take place on Saturday evening at Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery.

    The Casey’s General Store Spring Speed Fest presented by Salem True Value Hardware features racing on both the half-mile high banks and the quarter-mile infield oval.  The night of racing action will be topped off with a gigantic post-race fireworks show presented in part by Washington County lodging.

  • Friday Night on the Square preludes Spring Speed Fest at Salem

     SALEM, IN - The buildup to the Casey’s General Store Spring Speed Fest presented by Salem True Value Hardware kicks-off in downtown Salem on Friday night, May 17th with the annual spring edition of “Friday Night On The Square”.

    The popular Friday evening event, which draws thousands of visitors to the historic town square and offers fun and festivities for all ages, will serve as a prelude to the next night race at Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery.

  • Hessert pass on last lap earns ARCA win at Salem

     SALEM, Ind. - Tom Hessert won his second straight ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race at Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery Sunday, passing Spencer Gallagher on the last lap to take the checkered flag.

    Will Kimmel placed third, Kyle Weatherman fourth and Travis Swaim fifth.

    "It got wild out there," Hessert said after the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 presented by Crosley Radio. "It was exciting. My car is a little banged up, but not as bad as some of the others."

  • Kimmel's Salem stats endure, but winless since '08

     (TOLEDO, Ohio) - If nine national championships in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards aren't enough, Frank Kimmel's Salem Speedway stats we'll surely get your attention.

    With the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 presented by Crosley Radio coming April 27-28, Kimmel will be making his 39th ARCA start on the historic southern Indiana short track, long considered his home track having grown up in nearby Clarksville, Indiana - bout a half hour down the road.

  • Unofficial results, Salem Speedway: April 7, 2013

     Unofficial Results: Taco Bell/Pizza Hut Express Short-Track Festival - Salem Speedway, Salem, Indiana, Sunday, April 7, 2013:

    O’Reilly Auto Parts Pure Stocks

    Fast Qualifier: Travis Rogers, 16.746 (New Track Record)

    First Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Ken Sumner, 2. Todd Whitfield, 3. Kenneth Shake, 4. Nick Wilkerson, 5. Brian Ferguson.

  • Salem Speedway begins 67th season April 7

      SALEM, IN, April 1 – Salem Speedway kicks-off its 67th year on Sunday afternoon, April 7th with four different divisions visiting the quarter-mile infield oval for the season opening Taco Bell/Pizza Hut Express Short-Track Festival.

    The O’Reilly Auto Parts Pure Stocks, Portland Recycling Front Wheel Drive Stocks and the FAST Series Legends Cars and Bandoleros are set to share the track for a full slate of racing action.

  • Pre-season Test and Tune scheduled Mar. 23 at Salem Speedway

     SALEM, IN, March 15 – A pre-season test & tune session for both the Salem Speedway infield short-track and the half-mile high banked oval is set for Saturday, March 23rd reports track management.

    The three-hour practice session is open to all Salem Speedway divisions and any traveling series scheduled to compete at Salem during the 2013 season.  Pit gates are scheduled to open at 10 a.m., with practice getting underway at 12-noon.

    Spectators are invited to view the activities from the grandstand area at no charge.

  • 2013 Salem Speedway season tickets now selling

     SALEM, Ind. – Salem Speedway season tickets are currently selling for the 2013 racing season.  They are priced at just $170 for reserved seats and $140 for non-reserved seating.

    Season tickets are good for admission to all 2013 motorsports events at Salem Speedway, including the spring and fall ARCA races, the Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial sprint classic, the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Midwest 150, the Firecracker 200, the Halloween 200 and much, much more.