West Salem, WI- New for the 53rd Oktoberfest Race Weekend – Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen, a Polka Band based out of Cashton, WI, will join in the Sunday Morning festivities!

For over 40 years, Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen has been entertaining crowds all across the state. Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen plays a variety of polka music including Dutchmen, German, Czech style, Polish Style, and Slovenian style along with a variety of country, big band, swing, and 50’s and 60’s music!

Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen will be performing on the main concourse of the speedway right when you walk in the gate Sunday Morning, October 9th and will play up until opening ceremonies.

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Oktoberfest Race Weekend is a tradition in the Midwest for 53 years! Four Days of Stock Car Racing, Legendary After Race Parties, Special Challenge Races, Super Late Models, The FAMOUS Camper Village, and over 700 laps of feature racing action! Make you plans now to attend!

The Oktoberfest Race Weekend Camper Village officially opens at noon on Monday, October 3rd.

The track will be open for practice on Wednesday, October 5th from 2pm to 6:20pm.

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