• Tight races as teams prepare for season championship at Salem Speedway

     SALEM, IN, Sept. 26 – Season championships will be on the line when racing returns to Salem Speedway on Sunday afternoon, October 2nd.

    The Scott County Visitors Commission Season Championship event marks the final points race of the year for all four Salem Speedway divisions – Lucas Oil Super Stocks, Dave & Deb’s Winner’s Circle Great American Stocks, Global Assembly Pure Stocks and Six Sigma Front Wheel Drive Stocks.

  • Salem Speedway Point Standings

      A list of point standings for the 2011 Salem Speedway racing series.

    Lucas Oil Super Stocks

    1.   Todd Kempf, 501, Huntingburg, IN

    2.   Chris French, 495, Vine Grove, KY

    3.   Tony Johnson, 470, Louisville, KY

    4.   Mike Sharp, 467, Cox’s Creek, KY

    5.   Jerry Norris, 446, Louisville, KY


    Dave & Deb’s Winner’s Great American Stocks

    1.   David Bayens, 594, Memphis, IN

  • Kimmel II makes first ARCA start at Salem Speedway Sep. 17

     MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Frank Kimmel II, son of nine-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion Frank Kimmel, has had Saturday, September 17 circled on his calendar for a long time. 

    The third-generation driver will take the green flag at Salem Speedway for the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA Fall Classic by Federated Car Care, piloting the Cunningham Motorsports No. 77 Ford Fusion to the first full ARCA Racing Series race of his career.  

  • Sep. 16 Night on the Square in Salem

     SALEM, IN, Sept. 7 – The biggest racing weekend of the season at Salem Speedway kicks-off on Friday night, Sept. 16th with the annual “Friday Night On The Square” street festival in downtown Salem.

  • Excitement builds for Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA Fall Classic

     SALEM, IN, Aug. 30 - It’s anybody’s race when the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards rolls into Salem Speedway.

    And this year will be no exception when the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA Fall Classic presented by Federated Car Care unfolds on Saturday night, September 17th.

    Thirteen different drivers have won the last 14 ARCA races on the lightning-fast high banks dating back to the fall of 2004.

  • Sprint Summer Showdown Heads To Finale

      DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2011) — Past statistics show Kyle Busch as the overwhelming favorite to capture the $3 million bonus to be shared with his charity and a lucky fan among the four qualified drivers competing in Sunday’s Sprint Summer Showdown Presented by HTC EVO™ 3D finale.

  • Salem Speedway Point Standings

     Lucas Oil Super Stocks

    1.   Todd Kempf........... 501    Huntingburg, IN

    2.   Chris French........... 495    Vine Grove, KY

    3.   Tony Johnson........... 470    Louisville, KY

    4.   Mike Sharp........... 467    Cox’s Creek, KY

    5.   Jerry Norris........... 446    Louisville, KY

  • 52nd Annual Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial unofficial results

     Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series

    Fast Qualifier: Brian Gerster, 14.169 (New Track Record)

    First Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Jimmy McCune, 2. Aaron Pierce, 3. Brian Gerster, 4. Tim Cox, 5. Ryan Litt, 6. Chris Neuenschwander, 7. Jeff Bloom

    Second Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Brian Olson, 2. JoJo Helberg, 3. Mike Larrison, 4. Kyle Flint, 5. Ryan Myers, 6. Troy DeCaire, 7. Jason Blonde

  • 52nd annual James/O'Connor Memorial at Salem Speedway Aug. 6

     SALEM, IN, August 1 – The 52nd running of one of the most historic sprint car races in the nation is set to take place at Salem Speedway on Saturday night, as the Must See Racing (MSR) Xtreme Sprint Series visits the venerable high banks for the Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial.

  • USAC Sprints scratched from James/O'Connor Memorial

      SALEM, Ind. – Salem Speedway management announced today that the USAC National Pavement Sprint Car series has been removed from the event schedule for the upcoming Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial.


    In making the announcement Salem Speedway general manager Richard Deaton said, “Due to the fact that we have been informed by USAC officials that a low car count is expected, possibly as few as six cars, it leaves us with no other option than to drop USAC from the event.”