Oktoberfest Pays Tribute to its Roots with Sunday’s Vintage Races

Oktoberfest Pays Tribute to its Roots with Sunday’s Vintage Races

West Salem, WI- Some are tribute cars to heroes of yesterday, others are down right bad fast racing machines with vintage bodies, but there is no denying how great they look racing around LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway with the fall foliage as a backdrop each Oktoberfest Race Weekend.  The vintage cars will once again be part of […]

Popularity of Six Cylinder Racing to be on Display at Oktoberfest

Popularity of Six Cylinder Racing to be on Display at Oktoberfest

West Salem, WI- In what is a relatively new racing division in the upper Midwest, the local Auto Value Street Stocks will be joined by six cylinder racers from across the region during the 51st Oktoberfest Race Weekend which begins on Thursday night October 8, 2020 at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway.  Drivers from four local tracks have already […]

Following Fan Friendly Fair Time Races, CWRA Returns to Fest

Following Fan Friendly Fair Time Races, CWRA Returns to Fest

West Salem, WI- Midwest Racing Legend Steve Carlson picked up the first win in CWRA competition in over twenty-five years at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway, this past July during the Fair Time Races.  While no fair was held this year, the racing continued and those in attendance were witness to some of the best mid-summer racing in […]

Notify Ready for Saturday Pre-Race Concert at Oktoberfest

Notify Ready for Saturday Pre-Race Concert at Oktoberfest

West Salem, WI- A new addition to the 51st Oktoberfest Race Weekend is a pre-race concert featuring Black River Falls band ‘Notify’ performing in the LaCrosse Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall from 1-5pm on Saturday October 10.  Notify, known for their great sound and crowd interaction remains an integral part of the Oktoberfest Experience. “Notify has been a great […]

Oktoberfest Camper Village Opens in One Week

Oktoberfest Camper Village Opens in One Week

West Salem, WI- In just one week’s time, Camper Village will be opening at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway for the 51st annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend.  The spacious fairgrounds will be opened at noon on October 5 for reserved campsites as well as the open free camping on the far southwest end of the grounds.  New this year, campers will […]

Number 51 Returns to 51st Oktoberfest Race Weekend

Number 51 Returns to 51st Oktoberfest Race Weekend

West Salem, WI- He won Fest in 1991 and again in 1992.  Tom Carlson twice bested the ARTGO Challenge Series Oktoberfest field, joining Midwest racing legend Larry Detjens as the only back to back winners of the annual racing festival to that point.  For the 51st annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend, October 8-11, 2020, Carlson and his familiar #51 […]

Oktoberfest Championship Sunday Shaping Up to Be Best Yet

Oktoberfest Championship Sunday Shaping Up to Be Best Yet

West Salem, WI- Championship Sunday during the 51st Oktoberfest Race Weekend at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway finds six drivers in the mix for the ARCA Midwest Tour Championship.  The ‘Stars and Cars’ of the Tour will contest a 200 lap Championship feature on Sunday afternoon October 11, 2020 as the final event of the four day racing festival.  The […]

51 Reasons Fest is Best

For the 51st Oktoberfest, we’ve compiled a list of 51 reasons #FestisBestWhat are your favorite traditions and memories? The Best Drivers 200 Lap Feature Sunday The Beautiful Fall Colors Four La Crosse LM Features Winner’s Hats and Banners After-Race Parties Meeting Your Racing Heroes Big 8 Championship Feature The Original Dick Trickle 99 Exploring the […]

Big 8 Series Highlights Action Packed Saturday at Fest

Big 8 Series Highlights Action Packed Saturday at Fest

West Salem, WI- Kwik Trip presents the third night of racing action during the 51st annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend, Saturday night October 10, 2020.  Champions and Challengers from weekly tracks across the region are anticipating their chance at Oktoberfest Glory during the Big 8 Late Model Series headlining feature.  Feature events for the Mid-American Stock Car Series, Midwest […]