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Kings Royal
Eldora Speedway | Rossburg, Ohio
Saturday, July 15, 2023
Race Recap  

KING DONNY XL: Donny Schatz Triumphs in 40th Kings Royal for Sixth Crown

A thread throughout Donny Schatz’ career is rising to the occasion. When the lights are brightest, Schatz never shies away from the stage. Instead, he summons the greatest of his talents.

That fearlessness of the moment continued on Saturday night at Rossburg, OH’s Eldora Speedway. The 10-time World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car champion put together at perfect drive in the 40th edition of the coveted Kings Royal. Schatz led every single circuit of the 40-lap Feature on his way to a comfortable win.

Royal Sovereign Bobby Allen presided over the coronation as Schatz was crowned for the sixth time in his illustrious career. The 46-year-old is now only a single Crown away from matching “The King” himself – Steve Kinser’s – record count of seven Kings Royal triumphs. The victory also brought him $175,000 worth of spoils – equaling the largest payday he’s earned behind the wheel. Another noteworthy number is 13, which is now how many six-digit paychecks the Fargo, ND has collected in his career.

For Schatz and his Tony Stewart/Curb Agajanian Racing team who’ve combatted struggles as of late, the win was especially rewarding and made the emotion swell for Schatz.

“I think it’s the adversity lately” said a choked up Schatz when discussing what felt different about this Crown. “We’re not performing the way we want, and tonight we did. These guys brought a car down from upstairs with a two-year-old motor there. Obviously, it runs pretty damn good. We tried a lot of different stuff this week. We came here in May, and we were really good, but the racetrack is different. It just takes everything you can get. These guys just kept digging. There isn’t anybody in this pit area that wants to run seventh, eighth, twelfth, sixteenth, but we’ve done that. Tonight, I don’t know what you say. I guess the stars lined up.”

The stars most certainly did align throughout the entire evening at “The Big E.” A 24th-place Qualifying effort positioned him third in the lineup for the sixth Heat Race. At the start of the Heat, he immediately moved into second. But Schatz knew he needed more as winning the 10-lap bout would put him on the pole of the Feature, and running second would’ve slotted him 12th. Schatz secured the pole by muscling around Aaron Reutzel for the top spot on lap one.

The Feature went about as smooth as possible for the 10-time World of Outlaws champion. Schatz grabbed the lead when the green flag flew and hardly even faced a challenge. The only potential obstacle to confront was the way the day’s weather impacted the track with morning and afternoon rain providing plenty of moisture and a lightning-fast surface.

“I don’t remember a race even being that pace,” Schatz said. “That was wide open for 40 laps. I just told Scuba (crew chief, Steve Swenson) I don’t know if there’s much left there. I used every bit of it. Normally that’s not the case here, but we got that rain, and it’s been a little bit choppy in spots all week. I don’t think it was as bad as it is, but when you get behind someone in dirty air, and you hit that stuff, I mean I did it last night. That’s why I wasn’t going to try to tear the car up. You don’t want to try to do that. We want to race for championships. Tonight doesn’t really count for that, but it sure does count for a $175,000 payday and this pretty damn cool crown.”

Donny Schatz
Donny Schatz was in control of the entire 40th running of the Kings Royal (Trent Gower Photo)

Even with the tricky conditions, Schatz wasn’t impacted as he survived a bevy of restarts and sliced through traffic throughout the entire race. Early runner-up – David Gravel – showed him a nose on a couple restarts but ultimately couldn’t make a move to truly challenge the Carquest #15. Schatz took the checkered flag with a nearly four-second advantage.

“When you get in a race car and you go out and hot lap when you put your foot down, you kind of know if you’re going to be in the game or you’re not going to be in the game,” Schatz said. “The last three days, I don’t feel like I’ve been in the game. When we hot lapped tonight and qualified tonight, I could tell there was a little something there that we hadn’t had in the car that made the car roll around there different. This is my 28th Kings Royal, so I’ve got a little bit of experience. You kind of feel like you know what you’re doing.”

Finishing a spot behind Schatz with a valiant charge to the runner-up position was Brent Marks. In his quest for back-to-back Kings Royal titles, the pilot of the Murray-Marks #19 started 11th and wheeled his way forward to second. Oddly enough, the only driver to ever earn consecutive Kings Royal Crowns – Schatz – was the one who prevented Marks from becoming the second. Winning is always preferred, but after battling some struggles of his own throughout the week, Marks came away with his head held high.

“We had a really good race car tonight,” Marks said. “We just didn’t have enough speed to catch Donny there at the end, but this whole Murray-Marks Motorsports team just did a phenomenal job all night long and all week, really. We just made huge gains and had some adversity to overcome this week. It’s just been a tough week, so to finish second tonight is just an amazing feeling.”

Rounding out the top three to equal his career-best Kings Royal finish was David Gravel. The Big Game Motorsports driver stayed in contention all race but couldn’t find the speed necessary to get by Schatz and then slipped to third when Marks moved around him. The Watertown, CT native narrowly missed out on the final leg of Sprint Car racing’s Triple Crown that he needs.

“Track position was huge there, and it just wasn’t in my cards tonight,” Gravel said. “I had one opportunity on that one restart to get by him and couldn’t clear him, and after that he was gone. I didn’t even see him at the end. He definitely was the dominant car tonight and it showed, and the fastest car won.”

Sheldon Haudenschild and Kyle Larson completed the top five.

KSE Racing Hard Charger honors went to Rico Abreu as he wheeled his #24 from 20th to sixth.

In Low-E Insulation Qualifying, Justin Peck claimed his first Simpson Performance Products QuickTime of the season and the third of his career.

CASE No.1 Engine Oil Heat One went to Kerry Madsen (192nd Heat Race win of career). NOS Energy Drink Heats Two through Six were topped by Lance Dewease (52nd of career), David Gravel (230th of career), Sheldon Haudenschild (92nd of career), Parker Price-Miller (21st of career), and Donny Schatz (517th of career).

Carson Macedo claimed the Micro-Lite Last Chance Showdown.

The Smith Titanium Brake Systems “Break of the Race” went to Hunter Schuerenberg as he transferred to the Feature but engine issues prevented him from truly competing.

UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars roll eastward to “The Keystone State” to faceoff with the PA Posse for a trio of battles. The first tilt is set for BAPS Motor Speedway on Wednesday, July 19. The final two will consist of the Champion Racing Oil Summer Nationals at Williams Grove on July 21-22. For tickets, CLICK HERE.

If you can’t make it to the track, catch all of the action on DIRTVision.

RESULTS:

NOS Energy Drink Feature (40 Laps): 1. 15-Donny Schatz[1]; 2. 19-Brent Marks[11]; 3. 2-David Gravel[4]; 4. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild[3]; 5. 57-Kyle Larson[15]; 6. 24-Rico Abreu[20]; 7. 83-James McFadden[16]; 8. 41-Carson Macedo[21]; 9. 9-Kasey Kahne[8]; 10. 83JR-Michael Kofoid[13]; 11. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr[24]; 12. 7S-Robbie Price[18]; 13. 42-Sye Lynch[23]; 14. 11-Cory Eliason[17]; 15. (DNF) 9P-Parker Price Miller[2]; 16. (DNF) 71-Shane Stewart[7]; 17. (DNF) 55-Kerry Madsen[6]; 18. (DNF) 39M-Lance Dewease[5]; 19. (DNF) 18-Giovanni Scelzi[22]; 20. (DNF) 21H-Brady Bacon[14]; 21. (DNF) 8-Aaron Reutzel[12]; 22. (DNF) 1M-Landon Myers[9]; 23. (DNF) 13-Justin Peck[19]; 24. (DNF) 39-Hunter Schuerenberg[10]

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Results  
Feature Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
11015Donny Schatz 400.00040Running90$175,000
211+919Brent Marks 40-3.972Running90$25,000
34+12David Gravel 40-6.753Running90$15,000
43-117Sheldon Haudenschild 40-7.548Running90$12,500
515+1057Kyle Larson 40-7.880Running90$10,000
620+1424Rico Abreu 40-8.554Running90$8,750
716+983James McFadden 40-9.866Running90$7,500
821+1341Carson Macedo 40-10.675Running90$7,000
98-19Kasey Kahne 40-13.221Running90$6,500
1013+383JRMichael Kofoid 39-1 LapsRunning90$6,500
1124+1315HSam Hafertepe Jr38-2 LapsRunning90$6,000
1218+67SRobbie Price 38-2 LapsRunning90$5,850
1323+1042Sye Lynch 37-3 LapsRunning90$5,825
1417+311Cory Eliason 37-3 LapsRunning90$5,800
152-139PParker Price-Miller 23-17 LapsDNF90$5,650
167-971Shane Stewart 23-17 LapsDNF90$5,625
176-1155Kerry Madsen 17-23 LapsDNF90$5,575
185-1339MLance Dewease 10-30 LapsDNF90$5,425
1922+318Giovanni Scelzi 10-30 LapsDNF90$5,400
2014-621HBrady Bacon 3-37 LapsDNF90$5,375
2112-98Aaron Reutzel 2-38 LapsDNF90$5,350
229-131MLandon Myers 1-39 LapsDNF90$5,250
2319-413Justin Peck 1-39 LapsDNF90$5,125
2410-1439Hunter Schuerenberg 0-40 LapsDNF90$5,000
KSE Hard Charger: Rico Abreu
Last Chance Showdown Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
11041Carson Macedo 150.00015Running0$0
24+218Giovanni Scelzi 15-1.946Running0$0
32-142Sye Lynch 15-2.330Running0$0
46+215HSam Hafertepe Jr15-3.600Running0$0
55049Brad Sweet 15-4.859Running90$2,500
610+445Tim Shaffer 15-5.661Running90$2,000
79+21SLogan Schuchart 15-6.520Running90$1,500
88025Lachlan McHugh 15-7.064Running90$1,250
93-655TMcKenna Haase 15-7.412Running90$1,000
1011+121Brian Brown 15-8.392Running90$950
1115+421TCole Macedo 15-9.413Running90$900
1212055PDaryn Pittman 15-9.932Running90$850
1324+1111TT.J. Stutts 15-10.337Running90$800
1420+667Justin Whittall 15-11.678Running90$750
1513-226Zeb Wise 15-12.867Running90$700
1623+720BCody Bova 15-14.010Running90$700
1721+420GNoah Gass 14-1 LapsDNF90$700
1816-25Spencer Bayston 10-5 LapsDNF90$700
1914-53ZBrock Zearfoss 9-6 LapsDNF90$700
2019-135Zach Hampton 9-6 LapsDNF90$700
2122+111NHarli White 3-12 LapsDNF90$700
2217-535BAustin Bishop 3-12 LapsDNF90$700
237-1619LC.J. Leary 3-12 LapsDNF90$700
2418-61AJacob Allen 1-14 LapsDNF90$700
C Main Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
13+235Zach Hampton 120.00012Running0$0
24+267Justin Whittall 12-1.627Running0$0
37+420GNoah Gass 12-3.672Running0$0
41-311NHarli White 12-5.032Running0$0
55020BCody Bova 12-6.036Running0$0
611+511TT.J. Stutts 12-6.436Running0$0
79+25CDylan Cisney 12-7.809Running90$600
816+825RJordan Ryan 12-8.584Running90$500
920+1146Michael Bauer 12-9.749Running90$450
1017+72MDConner Morrell 12-10.389Running90$400
118-319WTrent Pigdon 7-5 LapsDNF90$350
1218+656RRyan Myers 5-7 LapsDNF90$350
1310-311KKraig Kinser 3-9 LapsDNF90$350
1413-16Bill Rose 3-9 LapsDNF90$350
1521+66XFrank Rodgers 3-9 LapsDNF90$350
162-145TTravis Philo 0-12 LapsDNS90$350
176-11101Cody Maroske 0-12 LapsDNS90$350
1812-699Skylar Gee 0-12 LapsDNS90$350
1914-54Chris Windom 0-12 LapsDNS90$350
2015-552Blake Hahn 0-12 LapsDNS90$350
2119-2W20Greg Wilson 0-12 LapsDNS90$350
2222091Kyle Reinhardt 0-12 LapsDNS90$350
Heat 1 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11055Kerry Madsen 100.00010Running
22071Shane Stewart 10-1.517Running
33083JRMichael Kofoid 10-2.490Running
46+213Justin Peck 10152.814Running
55041Carson Macedo 10-5.237Running
64-219LC.J. Leary 10-7.028Running
78+126Zeb Wise 10-7.901Running
89+111NHarli White 10-9.216Running
97-220GNoah Gass 10-10.545Running
101006Bill Rose 10-12.199Running
111104XBradley Ashford 0-10 LapsDNS
Heat 2 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11039MLance Dewease 100.00010Running
2209Kasey Kahne 10-2.006Running
34+121HBrady Bacon 10-3.061Running
45+142Sye Lynch 10-4.201Running
56+124Rico Abreu 10-10.427Running
63-325Lachlan McHugh 10-7.134Running
78+13ZBrock Zearfoss 10-8.817Running
87-15TTravis Philo 10-9.264Running
99019WTrent Pigdon 10-10.427Running
101004Chris Windom 0-10 LapsDNS
Heat 3 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
1102David Gravel 100.00010Running
2201MLandon Myers 10-2.333Running
34+157Kyle Larson 10-3.531Running
43-155TMcKenna Haase 10-5.867Running
56+11SLogan Schuchart 10-6.274Running
68+221TCole Macedo 10-8.245Running
77035Zach Hampton 10-8.970Running
85-35CDylan Cisney 10-10.042Running
99052Blake Hahn 10-10.764Running
10100W20Greg Wilson 10-12.698Running
Heat 4 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
12+117Sheldon Haudenschild 100.0001Running
21-139Hunter Schuerenberg 10-0.2409Running
34+183James McFadden 10-1.332Running
43-118Giovanni Scelzi 10-2.627Running
57+245Tim Shaffer 10-3.447Running
6605Spencer Bayston 10-4.499Running
75-267Justin Whittall 10-5.575Running
88011KKraig Kinser 10-6.043Running
99025RJordan Ryan 10-7.825Running
1010046Michael Bauer 10-9.432Running
Heat 5 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
1109PParker Price-Miller 100.00010Running
24+219Brent Marks 10-1.103Running
32-111Cory Eliason 10-2.927Running
46+249Brad Sweet 10-3.773Running
55021Brian Brown 10-5.104Running
63-335BAustin Bishop 10-7.728Running
78+120BCody Bova 10-8.519Running
87-111TT.J. Stutts 10-9.094Running
9902MDConner Morrell 10-10.573Running
101006XFrank Rodgers 1-9 LapsDNF
Heat 6 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
13+215Donny Schatz 100.00010Running
21-18Aaron Reutzel 10-2.724Running
32-17SRobbie Price 10-3.838Running
44015HSam Hafertepe Jr10-4.751Running
55055PDaryn Pittman 10-6.528Running
6601AJacob Allen 10-8.008Running
79+2101Cody Maroske 10-10.360Running
88099Skylar Gee 10-12.128Running
910+156RRyan Myers 9-1 LapsRunning
107-391Kyle Reinhardt 5-5 LapsRunning
Qualifying Flight 1 Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
12113Justin Peck Monrovia, IN12.8270.000
25424Rico Abreu St. Helena, CA12.853-0.026
3241SLogan Schuchart Hanover, PA12.859-0.032
475Spencer Bayston Lebanon, IN12.882-0.055
53349Brad Sweet Grass Valley, CA12.917-0.090
6201AJacob Allen Hanover, PA12.925-0.098
73441Carson Macedo Lemoore, CA12.926-0.099
81342Sye Lynch Cowansville, PA12.933-0.106
945CDylan Cisney Port Royal, PA12.933-0.106
104667Justin Whittall Vincentown, NJ12.934-0.107
112921Brian Brown Higginsville, MO12.942-0.115
121855PDaryn Pittman Owasso, OK12.954-0.127
13119LC.J. Leary Greenfield, IN12.966-0.139
143121HBrady Bacon Broken Arrow, OK12.968-0.141
151157Kyle Larson Elk Grove, CA12.971-0.144
164283James McFadden Alice Springs, NT12.974-0.147
17519Brent Marks Myerstown, PA12.998-0.171
182815HSam Hafertepe JrSunnyvale, TX13.003-0.176
191983JRMichael Kofoid Penngrove, CA13.004-0.177
203825Lachlan McHugh Gold Coast, QLD13.017-0.190
214955TMcKenna Haase Des Moines, IA13.028-0.201
225318Giovanni Scelzi Fresno, CA13.030-0.203
232635BAustin Bishop Elverson, PA13.032-0.205
245815Donny Schatz Fargo, ND13.034-0.207
252371Shane Stewart Bixby, OK13.035-0.208
26279Kasey Kahne Enumclaw, WA13.039-0.212
2761MLandon Myers York, PA13.041-0.214
283717Sheldon Haudenschild Wooster, OH13.047-0.220
294111Cory Eliason Visalia, CA13.051-0.224
30457SRobbie Price Cobble Hill, BC13.058-0.231
311255Kerry Madsen Knoxville, IA13.059-0.232
323639MLance Dewease Fayetteville, PA13.067-0.240
33592David Gravel Watertown, CT13.074-0.247
344739Hunter Schuerenberg Sikeston, MO13.076-0.249
35169PParker Price-Miller Kokomo, IN13.099-0.272
3628Aaron Reutzel Clute, TX13.103-0.276
375620GNoah Gass Mounds, OK13.111-0.284
38145TTravis Philo Waterville, OH13.128-0.301
394335Zach Hampton Mooresville, IN13.128-0.301
40945Tim Shaffer Aliquippa, PA13.135-0.308
415111TT.J. Stutts Liverpool, PA13.136-0.309
425591Kyle Reinhardt Neptune City, NJ13.146-0.319
433226Zeb Wise Angola, IN13.150-0.323
44523ZBrock Zearfoss Jonestown, PA13.150-0.323
452521TCole Macedo Lemoore, CA13.164-0.337
464411KKraig Kinser Bloomington, IN13.179-0.352
475720BCody Bova Struthers, OH13.214-0.387
481099Skylar Gee Leduc, AB13.215-0.388
493911NHarli White Lindsay, OK13.237-0.410
503019WTrent Pigdon , 13.241-0.414
516152Blake Hahn Sapulpa, OK13.245-0.418
524025RJordan Ryan Castalia, OH13.280-0.453
53222MDConner Morrell Bradenton, FL13.287-0.460
548101Cody Maroske Gold Coast, QLD13.297-0.470
55486Bill Rose Plainfield, IN13.315-0.488
56604Chris Windom Canton, IL13.354-0.527
5735W20Greg Wilson Benton Ridge, OH13.358-0.531
585046Michael Bauer Eighty-Four, PA13.525-0.698
59156XFrank Rodgers Lucas, IA13.756-0.929
60356RRyan Myers Lewisburg, OH13.756-0.929
61174XBradley Ashford Wilmington, OH13.756-0.929
Hot Laps Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
15424Rico Abreu St. Helena, CA13.0110.000
2592David Gravel Watertown, CT13.064-0.053
34283James McFadden Alice Springs, NT13.101-0.090
45591Kyle Reinhardt Neptune City, NJ13.132-0.121
53717Sheldon Haudenschild Wooster, OH13.145-0.134
62371Shane Stewart Bixby, OK13.211-0.200
74955TMcKenna Haase Des Moines, IA13.213-0.202
84335Zach Hampton Mooresville, IN13.221-0.210
95815Donny Schatz Fargo, ND13.223-0.212
10457SRobbie Price Cobble Hill, BC13.226-0.215
113825Lachlan McHugh Gold Coast, QLD13.263-0.252
124111Cory Eliason Visalia, CA13.271-0.260
13523ZBrock Zearfoss Jonestown, PA13.273-0.262
143639MLance Dewease Fayetteville, PA13.291-0.280
156152Blake Hahn Sapulpa, OK13.294-0.283
163349Brad Sweet Grass Valley, CA13.302-0.291
175720BCody Bova Struthers, OH13.312-0.301
185318Giovanni Scelzi Fresno, CA13.316-0.305
195620GNoah Gass Mounds, OK13.336-0.325
204411KKraig Kinser Bloomington, IN13.376-0.365
213441Carson Macedo Lemoore, CA13.380-0.369
222921Brian Brown Higginsville, MO13.438-0.427
235111TT.J. Stutts Liverpool, PA13.460-0.449
24604Chris Windom Canton, IL13.500-0.489
25486Bill Rose Plainfield, IN13.501-0.490
263226Zeb Wise Angola, IN13.502-0.491
27279Kasey Kahne Enumclaw, WA13.542-0.531
281855PDaryn Pittman Owasso, OK13.547-0.536
293121HBrady Bacon Broken Arrow, OK13.556-0.545
305046Michael Bauer Eighty-Four, PA13.566-0.555
31241SLogan Schuchart Hanover, PA13.580-0.569
323019WTrent Pigdon , 13.585-0.574
332635BAustin Bishop Elverson, PA13.600-0.589
34519Brent Marks Myerstown, PA13.604-0.593
352113Justin Peck Monrovia, IN13.619-0.608
362815HSam Hafertepe JrSunnyvale, TX13.654-0.643
372521TCole Macedo Lemoore, CA13.683-0.672
381157Kyle Larson Elk Grove, CA13.688-0.677
391342Sye Lynch Cowansville, PA13.702-0.691
403911NHarli White Lindsay, OK13.703-0.692
41945Tim Shaffer Aliquippa, PA13.725-0.714
4235W20Greg Wilson Benton Ridge, OH13.759-0.748
43201AJacob Allen Hanover, PA13.770-0.759
44169PParker Price-Miller Kokomo, IN13.773-0.762
4575Spencer Bayston Lebanon, IN13.780-0.769
461255Kerry Madsen Knoxville, IA13.790-0.779
47222MDConner Morrell Bradenton, FL13.815-0.804
481099Skylar Gee Leduc, AB13.887-0.876
494025RJordan Ryan Castalia, OH13.897-0.886
501983JRMichael Kofoid Penngrove, CA13.898-0.887
5161MLandon Myers York, PA13.955-0.944
52119LC.J. Leary Greenfield, IN14.004-0.993
5345CDylan Cisney Port Royal, PA14.076-1.065
54145TTravis Philo Waterville, OH14.098-1.087
558101Cody Maroske Gold Coast, QLD14.141-1.130
5628Aaron Reutzel Clute, TX14.150-1.139
57156XFrank Rodgers Lucas, IA14.397-1.386
58174XBradley Ashford Wilmington, OH15.180-2.169
59356RRyan Myers Lewisburg, OH15.180-2.169
604739Hunter Schuerenberg Sikeston, MO15.180-2.169
614667Justin Whittall Vincentown, NJ15.180-2.169
DIRTVision Highlights  
Event Info  

Kings Royal
Saturday, July 15, 2023
Eldora Speedway
13929 State Route 118
Rossburg, Ohio 45348 

Event Description
Hear ye! Hear ye! A 40th King will be crowned as the House of Eldora celebrates four decades of this $175,000-to-win Sprint Car Crown Jewel.

Series Racing
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series

Event Schedule
12PM Pit Gates open
12PM Grandstand Gates open
6:30PM Hot Laps/Qualifying
7:30PM Opening Ceremonies
*All times Eastern

Ticket Options  
Options And Prices
Friday
Ages 14 and up $35 GA / $40 Reserved
12 and under: Free GA, $20 Reserved
Pit pass: $40

Saturday:
Ages 14 and up $45 GA / $50 Reserved
12 and under: Free GA, $20 Reserved
Pit pass: $60

Purchase a 2-day pit pass for $95

Reserved Seating
Top 11 rows of Main Grandstand, Patio seats, NTW, plus NTA, NTB & ST (bring your lawn chair)

Handicapped Seating Location
The top row of main grandstand and terrace sections. Reserved seats are recommended. Companion seating is available, please request when ordering tickets. Chair not provided.

Pit Age Requirement
Must be 14 years of age or older. Minors aged 14 through 17 require fully completed Minor Waiver & Parental Consent form.

Parking Cost
$10 or FREE

Handicapped Parking Location
Main parking lot (entry off of State Route 118) and outside of the Turn 4 admission gate.

Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite, showers, waste services

Camping Cost
$49

Frequently Asked Questions  
Reserved Seating
Top 11 rows of Main Grandstand, Patio seats, NTW, plus NTA, NTB & ST (bring your lawn chair)

Stadium Seating
Seat cushions are permitted. Stadium style seats may NOT exceed 18 inches, cannot have arms/armrests. No high back seats.

Handicapped Seating
The top row of main grandstand and terrace sections. Reserved seats are recommended. Companion seating is available, please request when ordering tickets. Chair not provided.

Handicapped Parking
Main parking lot (entry off of State Route 118) and outside of the Turn 4 admission gate.

Pit Age Limit
Must be 14 years of age or older. Minors aged 14 through 17 require fully completed Minor Waiver & Parental Consent form.

Personal Coolers
Yes, personal coolers are allowed in the track. Maximum size is 14" in any direction. Glass items are prohibited. Fans cannot bring in their own alcohol.

ATMs
1

Credit Card Use
Concessions, Ticket Window

Alcohol Sales
Alcohol is available at the track

Smoking Policy
State law prohibits smoking in all spectator areas, buildings, structures and lines. Smoking permitted in designated areas only.

Parking Cost
$10 or FREE

Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite, showers, waste services

Camping Cost
$49

Track Info  

Eldora Speedway
13929 State Route 118
Rossburg, Ohio 45348 

Track Phone
(937) 338-3815

Track Email
[email protected]

Track Type
0.500; high banked

Sprint Car Track Record
12.599 seconds by David Gravel on 9/23/20

Late Model Track Record
14.761 seconds by Brandon Sheppard on 10/12/18

Closest Airport
Dayton, OH (DAY / KDAY) James M. Cox Dayton International Airport

Other Airport
Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport

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