Oktoberfest Race Weekend Quick Notes

By: Kevin Ramsell We are just hours away from the 53rd Oktoberfest Race Weekend getting underway at the La Crosse Fairground Speedway in West Salem, Wisconsin. Here are some last minute notes heading into the big four days of racing. OXFORD 250 WINNER TRAVELING TO FEST Oktoberfest Race Weekend promoter Gregg McKarns announced that Oxford […]

Super Late Model Expected Entry List Released for Oktoberfest, Racing all Four Days

West Salem, WI- Super Late Models will take to the LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway all four days of this weekend’s 53rd annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend, October 6-9, 2022.  Currently 55 Super Late Model teams have indicated their participation in at least one of the four days of racing activities on the 5/8-mile paved oval nestled beneath the fall […]

Six Championships On the Line at Oktoberfest

By: Kevin Ramsell The 53rd Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend at the La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway in West Salem, WI always provides thrills and memories for both competitors and fans. Part of the thrill and memories include the six championships to be decided during the four-day race weekend, which starts this Thursday, October 6th. The best […]

Pumpkin Coloring Contest Returns Sunday Morning of Fest

West Salem, WI – Come one and come all! The annual pumpkin coloring contest takes place Sunday, October 9th at 9:00 AM of the 53rd Oktoberfest Race Weekend in the Fair Exhibition Hall on the Main Stage! Make sure you are there to be part of the FUN! Also happening in the Exhibition Hall is […]


West Salem, WI- Over the past week, our crews have been working around the clock to dismantle the old fencing, dig new footings, plant new upright poles, and attach the new fabric that makes up the new fencing. This project spans from the staging area along the back of the quarter mile all the way […]


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, […]

15th Running of the Dick Trickle “99” Will Show Who is the Best in the Midwest

By: Kevin Ramsell For many Oktoberfest Race Weekend race fans, it still feels like it was yesterday when the first Dick Trickle “99” event was held at the La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway in West Salem, WI. The 53rd Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend will feature the 15th running of the famed Friday night event on October […]

Speed Screen Video Board Added to 53rd Oktoberfest Race Weekend

West Salem, WI – The fan experience continues to be enhanced at the 53rd Oktoberfest Race Weekend OCT 6-7-8-9, 2022. Fans will now be able to take in the live action as well as replays on the Speed Screen Video Board which will be located in the infield at this years Oktoberfest. 53rd Oktoberfest Fan […]

MidwestTour.TV Set to Broadcast All Four Days of Fest

West Salem, WI – Unable to make it out to LaCrosse Speedway for Oktoberfest this year? You’re in luck! All of the action at the 53rd Oktoberfest Race Weekend OCT 6-7-8-9, 2022 will be streamed live on MidwestTour.TV. See all the action all weekend long from the comfort of your home or anywhere in the […]

Static Echo Set to Perform Saturday Afternoon

West Salem, WI- Static Echo, who has been rocking the region for years, is set to perform in the afternoon in the Exhibition Hall on Saturday, October 8th at 1:00 PM. Make sure to swing by to join in the fun before the races! Don’t forget to stop by after the races in the Exhibition […]