Elko Speedway

Track Facts and Information

Elko Speedway
The Track:
Elko Speedway is a high-banked, 3/8-mile; paved oval track located 10 minutes south of Burnsville on 1-35, Exit 76. The track allows for 2 and 3 wide racing. The pit area is completely paved and offers paved areas for the cars. The track is well lighted with lights around the entire track. With its rich 40 year racing history, Elko Speedway is the premier racing facility in the area. 2005 will mark the 20th year that Elko Speedway has been affiliated with the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing or NASCAR. The Speedway maintains standards high enough to be one of only 60 short tracks across the country to be sanctioned by NASCAR and fly the banner of the Weekly Racing Series Presented by Dodge.
Elko Speedway has experienced tremendous growth in the past several years. Since 1991 the speedway has seen spectator counts almost triple, competitor car count increase 5 times, and corporate sponsorship involvement up dramatically.
NASCAR and Auto Racing's growth both nationally and locally is attributed to its record setting customer loyalty to the NASCAR banner and its products. Make Elko Speedway your choice of use for your marketing and advertising dollars.
The Cars:
Late Models are highly modified, with fabricated frames and fiberglass or aluminum bodies and built-for-racing engines. Sportsmen cars are mid-size sedans with stock sheet metal and major engine and suspension modifications. Thunder Cars are stock cars with minor engine and suspension modifications allowed. Street Stocks are a low-cost, entry-level division that are nearly straight from the factory. They must have stock engines, transmissions, rear ends and body components.