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 starts at 7 p.m. from late March through September (approximately 28 events per year). Special events may have different days and starting times. Pits open at 4 p.m. Gates open at 5.
Saturday Night Live Events
Kids under 13- Free
Pit Pass- $30
Seniors Pit Pass- $25
Special events may have different times, and pricing.
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Eperthener’s Auto Wrecking and Ray’s Racing Collectibles – Mini Stocks
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.
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.
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.
- Owner: Edward Michaels
- Office Manager: Kat Hairhoger
- Operations Manager: Jim Miller
Mailing Address: PO Box 1, Mercer, PA 16137
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.