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Racing

  • Rain halts firecracker 200: Race will resume on Sunday July 10

     SALEM, Ind. – The Papa John’s Firecracker 200 was halted by rain on Sunday evening at Salem Speedway and will be resumed one week later.

    Will Kimmel of Sellersburg, Ind., was leading the race when the red flag was displayed on lap 53 due to lightning in the immediate area.  Heavy rains started shortly after the race was stopped and the decision was then made to reschedule the remainder of the event.

  • 22nd Annual Papa John's Firecracker 200 July 3rd at Salem Speedway

     SALEM, Ind. – Racing returns to Salem Speedway on Sunday, July 3rd, as the Papa John’s Firecracker 200 continues a holiday tradition on the famed southern Indiana high banks.

    The 22nd annual classic, paying $5,000 to win, also includes the “Freedom 50” for the Global Assembly Pure Stocks and the “Independence 50” for the Six Sigma Front Wheel Drive Stocks on the quarter-mile infield oval.

  • Unofficial Results: Touchstone Energy Hoosier Hills 100

     The unofficial results from the Touchstone Energy Hoosier Hills 100 at Salem Speedway Saturday, June 25:

    Ken-Ten Late Model Series

    Fast Qualifier: Josh Brock, 17.446

    Touchstone Energy Hoosier Hills 100: 1. Josh Brock, 2. Martin Belcher, 3. Tony Conway, 4. Jeff Berg, 5. Brian Royalty, 6. Danny Smith, 7. Mike Bargo, 8. Jared Smith, 9. Jeremy Levenson, 10. Reed White, 11. Kraig Hall, 12. Frank Gavlinsky, 13. Ryan Issacs, 14.Kevin Willis, 15. Blake Hillard, 16. Chris Harmon

     

  • UPDATE: Touchstone Energy Hoosier Hills 100 at Salem Speedway now June 25

     SALEM, IN, June 18 – The Touchstone Energy Hoosier Hills 100, originally scheduled for tonight at Salem Speedway, has been postponed for one week due to the forecast of rain.

    The late model classic will now take place on Saturday, June 25th, with all of the original divisions – Ken Ten Pro Late Model Series, Super Stocks, Great American Stocks, Pure Stocks and Front Wheel Drive Stocks - still scheduled to compete.

  • Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League “Champions Tour" returns to Salem Speedway June 4

     SALEM, Ind. – It’s hard to believe that it was over 10 years ago, on an unseasonably cold night in early June, that an overflow crowd assembled at Salem Speedway to witness the inaugural Hoosier Classic Truck & Tractor Pull.

    Now, some 11 years later, the Scott County Visitors Commission Hoosier Classic, presented by Magnaflow Exhaust, is a mainstay on the Salem schedule.

  • 14th annual Spring Sizzler at Bluegrass Speedway May 28

     Spring Sizzler History

    1998- Mike Hawley, Earl Plessinger, Greg Johnson, Scotty Earl, Jeff Harrod, Jerry Rucker, Billy Meredith, Joe Godsey, Jeff Coulter, Finn Watson (top10)

     

    1999- Terry English, Scotty Earl, Jesse James Lay, Dion Deason, Mike Hawley, Fin Watson, Joe Williamson, Jr., Steven Godsey, Jeff Coulter, Dustin Neat (top 10)

     

  • Unofficial Results: Casey’s General Store Figure 8 Challenge

      Unofficial results from the Casey's General Store Figure 8 Challenge presented by Salem True Value Hardware at Salem Speedway May 22:

     

    Sportsdrome Xtreme Figure 8

     

    Fast Qualifier: Chris Harmon, 20.877

  • 9th Annual My Old Kentucky Home Shootout Apr. 30

     BARDSTOWN - The 9th annual My Old Kentucky Home Shootout is scheduled for Saturday, Apr. 30, at Bluegrass Speedway.

     

    Quick Track Facts

    Name:  Bluegrass Speedway

    Owner:  Charles Hamilton

    Promoters:  David and Anita Ferrell

    Motto:  “Where It’s Always Showtime”

    Website:  www.bluegrass-speedway.com

    Seating Capacity:  7,500

    VIP Suites:  9

  • Nascar driver David Ragan to make appearance at Salem during ARCA 200

     SALEM, IN – David Ragan, driver of the Roush Fenway Racing UPS Ford on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit, will be making a special guest appearance at Salem Speedway during the upcoming Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200.

    Ragan, a former ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards competitor, will be talking with fans and signing autographs during his Salem visit on Sunday, May 1st.

  • Kimmel, Duno, Dillion among strong line-up expected for Kentuckiana Ford Dealers Arca 200 at Salem Speedway

     SALEM, IN – Entries and story lines are loading up for the 89th running of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards tour at Salem Speedway, where the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 is set for this Sunday afternoon.

    A nine-time national champion, a IndyCar veteran, the grandson of a legendary NASCAR team owner, a wave of young talent and many others are preparing for the much-anticipated first ARCA short-track race of the season.