Tom Reffner wins Inaugural Oktoberfest 200 at New Speedway

Tom Reffner wins Inaugural Oktoberfest 200 at New Speedway

By Stan Kalwasinski Tom Reffner came home the winner of the inaugural Oktoberfest 200 late model stock car special at the LaCrosse Interstate Speedway in West Salem, Wis., on Sunday afternoon, October 4, 1970.  The new 0.545-mile paved oval, located at the LaCrosse Interstate Fairgrounds, had just opened a few months earlier on Tuesday evening, […]

Championships Up for Grabs During Thursday’s Wisconsin Lottery Oktoberfest Opening Night

West Salem, WI- Oktoberfest Opening Night, Thursday October 8, 2020 will feature seven racing divisions and eight feature events to kick off the 51st annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway.  Highlighted by Championship battles in five divisions and the first two of four NASCAR Kwik Trip Late Model features, Wisconsin Lottery Opening Night provides a […]

Super Late Model Racing on Tap at Oktoberfest All Four Days

West Salem, WI- The Super Late Models will contest five features over four days during the 51st Oktoberfest Race Weekend at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway, October 8-11, 2020.  The popular top tier asphalt division expects drivers from nine states and Canada to compete throughout the weekend of racing festivities. The Futures Super Late Model feature will be the […]

Jacoby Waterproofing Sponsors Legendary Fest After Race Parties, 35 South Set to Perform Two Nights

Jacoby Waterproofing Sponsors Legendary Fest After Race Parties, 35 South Set to Perform Two Nights

West Salem, WI- The Legendary After Race Parties will feature ‘35 South’ on the Jacoby Waterproofing Stage on Friday and Saturday night of the 51st Oktoberfest Race Weekend at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway.  The four-day racing festival takes place Thursday through Sunday, October 8-11, 2020.  This year will mark the first appearance by ‘35 South’ in the Exhibition […]

Oktoberfest Hauler Staging Now in Gravel Lot

Oktoberfest Hauler Staging Now in Gravel Lot

West Salem, WI- A new area will be utilized by race teams to stage their race haulers during the 51st annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend, October 8-11, 2020 at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway.  Providing a simpler in and out route for trailers, the gravel lot located just north of the Auto Value Auto Parts Location just off of Highway […]

Double-O Remains a Fest Fan Favorite on Thursday Night

West Salem, WI- One of the most unique racing events of Oktoberfest Race Weekend if not all of short track auto racing takes place during Thursday night of the annual event held the fifth weekend after Labor Day at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway.  While the majority of the seventeen racing divisions battle on the large 5/8 of […]