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Mission: To provide quality short track auto racing and entertainment in a family atmosphere.

Track: 3/8-mile slightly banked clay oval located at the former Mercer County Fairgrounds that dates back into the 1800s.  Track itself is considered to be one of the oldest in America.  First official auto race held on July 26, 1951.

Race Day: Weekly Saturday night racing at 7 p.m. from late March through September (approximately 28 events per year).  Special events may have different days and starting times.

Admission Prices:

Saturday Night Live Events

General Admission:
Adult $13
Senior (60+) $11
Students (9-15) $7
Kids 8 and Under Free
Family Pass * $28 Includes Mom and/or Dad and up to four kids

Pit Pass: $25


Weekly divisions:

Luxaire Heating & Cooling and New Wilmington Motors – 410 Sprint Cars
Luxaire Heating and CoolingWith quality, high-efficiency Luxaire heating and cooling systems, your family stays more comfortable and healthy year around. Local distributors include: McCrudden Heating & Cooling in West Middlesex, Castellan Heating & Cooling in New Wilmington, Huzzy Refrigeration and Air Conditioning in Grove City, and Paul’s Specialty Heating in Hermitage.

At New Wilmington Motors in New Wilmington, PA we’re excited to put you in the driver’s seat. Allow us to demonstrate our commitment to exceptional customer service!

Approved Toilet RentalsApproved Toilet Rentals – 358 Modifieds
“Don’t be a dog!” Located in Ellwood City, Approved Toilet Rentals is one of the largest providers of portable sanitation in western PA. Environmentally safe, Approved Toilet also has handicapped and VIP rentals available with hand wash sinks, hand sanitizers and many more options for your sanitation needs.

Bonnell's Collision CenterBonnell’s Collision Center – Outlaw Sprint Warriors
Bonnell’s Collision is a AAA approved auto collision center. The AAA Approved Auto Repair program approves only facilities that meet the highest standards in accident repair & automobile painting, competency, reliability, cleanliness, overall experience and fair pricing. These repair facilities employ only trained, certified technicians, and offer timely repairs, convenient hours and good service. Two locations in Erie and Fairview.

Big Daddy’s Speed Center and Rock Concrete – Mod Lites
Big Daddy’s Speed Center is located in Grove City. They supply chassis’ and parts for mod lites, stocks, mini stocks and much more. Big Daddy’s is also the Goodyear Tire dealer for Mercer Raceway Park.

rock_concreteWhen you need a professional ready-mix concrete supplier, Rock Concrete Supply is a rock-solid choice. With more than a decade of experience, Rock Concrete Supply has the expertise you can count on to do the job right. We provide quality workmanship and service for your building applications and much more.

Precise Racing Products – Stock Cars
Precise Racing ProductsPrecise Racing Products, located one mile from Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, is now part of the Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic and Smiley’s Racing Parts family. Precise Racing caters to racers in the Western PA and Ohio that race Modifieds, Late Models, Sprint Cars, Mini/Micro Sprints, and E-Mods.

Eperthener’s Auto Wrecking and Ray’s Racing Collectibles – Mini Stocks


Facilities: Two buildings housing VIPs.  One, which was built in 2001, is 96’x12’ with seven central air conditioned suites and also houses the new men’s restrooms built in 2004.  The second is 60’ x 12’ and houses the track office and the women’s restrooms below along with the announcing tower, scoring tower, and three additional suites above.  There are two concession areas in the grandstand area plus a pit concession.  Spectator viewing includes aluminum grandstands, lawn, and 40 drive-in viewing spots.  There is pit parking for over 230 race cars, three-phase electric throughout the facility, and a state-of-the-art Daktronics LED scoreboard.

Concessions: Full concessions featuring a variety of reasonably-priced items.  Spectators permitted to bring their own food and beverage items into the facility (No glass containers).  Coolers permitted, but must fit easily into foot areas and may not occupy a spectator seat.

Parking: Free parking.  Special handicap parking areas available.

Camping: Is permitted outside the grounds in the grassy areas.  There are no hook-ups.

Pets: Absolutely no pets permitted on grounds.

Pit area access: Those 17 and under must sign the Parental Consent, Release & Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, & Indemnity Agreement at each race event with their parent or legal guardian and be supervised at all times or risk being asked to leave the pit area.

Front Office:

  • Owner: Bill Altman
  • General Manager: Frank Benic
  • Concessions Manager: Josh Sterns

Phone: 724-662-1310

Mailing Address: PO Box 577, Mercer, PA 16137

E-mail: info@mercerracewaypark.com

Website: www.MercerRacewayPark.com

Track Location: 555 Fairground Rd., Mercer, PA.  Three miles north of I-80 exit 15 (old exit 2) just off Route 19 on Fairground Road in Findley Township.  Conveniently located just minutes from the intersections of Interstates 79 and 80.  Within an hour of the following metro areas: Pittsburgh, Erie, Youngstown, and Akron.