Welcome Race Fans!

Wisconsin's only NASCAR sanctioned 5/8 mile weekly racing asphalt track is located at the intersection of Hwy 16 & Cty Rd M, in West Salem. Racing is hosted on Saturday nights throughout the summer starting at 7:30PM. Phone: (608) 786-1525

Fan Info

The following information is provided as a convenience to our fans. If you have a question not answered here, please contact us, or call (608) 786-1525.

Track Length: 5/8th Mile oval, 1/4 Mile Inner oval
Track Surface: Asphalt
Banking: 5/8th Mile: bottom: 5 degrees, Middle: 8 degrees, top: 11 degrees
Track Width (5/8th): Straights: 50′, Turns: 50-75′
Speed conversion (In MPH): 5/8th mile: 1963/lap time, 1/4 mile: 900/lap time

Track Records (PDF)

Question: What time do the races start?
Answer: Time trials begin at 6pm. The first race is at 7:30pm (for all regular events).

Question: What are the ticket prices?
Answer: For regular events, General Admission is $12.50, Students (age 12-17 with valid I.D.) are $6.50, Kids (Age 6-11) are $3.00. Children 5 and under are FREE!

Question: Is there reserved seating?
Answer: Yes, limited reserved seating is available.

Question: Is there family / non-alcoholic?
Answer: Yes, there are several sections of family and non-alcoholic seating towards turn one.

Question: Are carry ins allowed?
Answer: No. Carry in beverages and food are not permitted during any event.

Question: Have the races been cancelled due to weather?
Answer: If inclement weather occurs on race day, stay tuned to local radio stations. They are notified as soon as an event is postponed due to weather.
Question: Is camping allowed?
Answer:Camping is allowed when the grounds are not in use. Fee (Typically $25-35 per night) will be collected by a Fairgrounds Representative..

Question: Where is the closest hotel?
Answer: AmericInn is located at I-90 and exit 12. The phone number is (608) 786-3340. Yow can also call the LaCrosse Country Convention & Visitors Bureau for help at 800-658-9424 or visit www.explorelacrosse.com

Question: How can I get my business involved with the speedway promotional or advertising packages?
Answer: Call the speedway at (608) 786-1525 to get a detailed plan tailored towards your advertising needs.
Question: How can I get a rulebook?
Answer: Call the speedway at (608) 786-1525. The rule books are also available online right here on the website.

Question: When is open practice?
Answer: The speedway has open practice from 5:00-7:00pm, on the first and third Thursday of each month. (April – September).

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We will gladly consider a donation to area charitable events, as a way to give back to the community. Find out more!

Racing Divisions

LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway hosts five weekly racing divisions. To learn more about each class, click here.
To learn more about the sponsors of each division, please click the logos below.

Kids Club!

The 2015 Kids’ Club is Sponsored and brought to you courtesy of Features Sports Bar & Grill and The Big Event Company. Click here to learn more and sign up!

Inside Groove Mailer

Join the Speedway's official Newsletter Mailing list! It's FREE! You will receive in the mail each race season: In April, A "season fan-kit" with schedules, an "Inside Groove" newsletter, coupons and more that are exclusive to the mailing list subscribers. Then you will receive the Inside Groove Newsletter monthly June through August that details upcoming events, news bits and savings coupons. The final season mailing will be an Oktoberfest Race Weekend Brochure. Sign up with your name and current mailing address at this link on the right, and be sure to send us updates if your address changes.


Email List

Stay current on happenings, schedules, and more by receiving our free E-Mail Newsletter, the "Pit Pass." During the Race Season you will be emailed a newsletter twice weekly. One previews the upcoming event weekend, and one with a race recap and results following each race event. In addition, you will receive several newsletters during the off-season as news and things of interest become available. Sign up your email to the link on the right, and be sure to send us updates if your address changes.