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Dells Raceway Park, Wisconsin Dells

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Dells Raceway Park, formerly known as the Dells Motor Speedway, is a car racing raceway located in the town of Lyndon, in Juneau County, north of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin just off of U.S. Route 12/Wisconsin Highway 16. It is a 1/3 mile asphalt track that is used for stock car racing. The track has hosted races featuring the ARTGO Challenge Series, the NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Midwest Series, the ASA Midwest Tour, the Mid-American Stock Car Series, the Wisconsin Challenge Series, and the Must See Racing.com Xtreme Sprint Car Series. The track, which opened in 1958, sits on 38acre of land.The track closed during the middle of the 2006 season over a bank fraud case, but the track was purchased during the following off-season by a group of three investors that included NASCAR driver and Dells area native Frank Kreyer. It reopened in 2007.Howard Johnson, one of the original track owners, like to call the track "Home of the Biggies". The track has a reputation of being "what a short track should be." Dick Trickle described driving the track, "You drop low in the corners and then drift high on the straights. You try to make the track into the roundest oval possible."
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  • We attended on Sat, july 1, (demo derby, school bus races, etc) We were quiet surprised at how unorganized everything was.Compared to derbys, and races where we live this was pretty boring and a total...  more »
  • Went in late October for the last race of the year. I had never been here before but went with family who could explain what was going on. The announcers were great. Easy to understand and kept everyo...  more »
  • Went with the Corvette Adventures. Short oval, so cannot get up to speed, but still fun! Allowed 3 laps per session.  more »
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  • Very family oriented. Has playground for kids near the stands. Beer and food stand on both ends. Reasonably priced. Won't break the bank to have a fun night out.
  • The fireworks last night 1 July were awesome. They were the best we have seen in a long time. Hope you continue with them.
  • Great, family / friendly local short track. Really good food. Fantastic racing!
  • Memories of great short track racers, including Dick Trickle, bring back the joys of childhood!
  • I Race here when I can , if one is coming in a Semi there is parking , you can stay the night , just be cautious the roads leading in are narrow . No weight restrictions ... Yet

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With over 8,000 hotel rooms and more than 3,000 campsites, Wisconsin Dells offers a staggering choice in accommodations for those on vacation. You can choose anything from economical inns and motels, to amenity-rich hotels and vacation home rentals. Many visitors choose to stay at the waterpark resorts, offering comfortable rooms packed with high-tech features. If you wish to stay away from the big crowds, book a room at one of the area's cozy bed and breakfasts, providing free Wi-Wi and secure parking. If you like the great outdoors, pitch a tent at a wooded campground.
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