2023 HIGH SCHOOL RACING ASSOCIATION AWARDS PRESENTED

The High School Racing Association (HSRA) officially closed out the 2023 race season in Wisconsin and Illinois with the presentation of the year-end awards, recognizing high school racers from the past season for their accomplishments. The HSRA features high school-aged drivers in competition throughout the summer race season at both asphalt and dirt race tracks across Wisconsin and Illinois. More …

GRUNDY COUNTY SPEEDWAY JOINS HIGH SCHOOL RACING ASSOCIATION SERIES

MORRIS, IL – Grundy County Speedway  has added the High School Racing Association (HSRA) series to its schedule in 2024  with four dates planned for the race season. Grundy, as a premier Illinois 1/3 mile high-banked paved short track, joins Sycamore and Macon Speedways as Illinois HSRA-sanctioned race tracks – both of which are dirt race tracks. “We’re thrilled to …

PLYMOUTH DIRT TRACK RACING JOINS HIGH SCHOOL RACING ASSOCIATION SERIES

PLYMOUTH, WI – Plymouth Dirt Track Racing has added the High School Racing Association (HSRA) series to its schedule in 2024  with two dates planned for the race season. PDTR will be the only Wisconsin dirt track on the HSRA schedule as of now and joins Slinger Super Speedway, Dells Raceway Park, Tomah-Sparta Speedway, La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway, and Madison …

HIGH SCHOOL RACING ASSOCIATION SERIES HEADED TO ILLINOIS IN 2023

ILLINOIS – The High School Racing Association is adding not just one, but two racetracks in Illinois to the 2023 race schedule. Sycamore Speedway and Macon Speedway have placed HSRA on their 2023 race schedules bringing the total number of HSRA-sanctioned racetracks to eight between Wisconsin and Illinois. Sycamore Speedway – located about four miles east of Sycamore, IL – …

SLINGER SPEEDWAY JOINS HIGH SCHOOL RACING ASSOCIATION SERIES

SLINGER, WI – The world’s fastest quarter-mile asphalt oval race track has added the High School Racing Association (HSRA) series to its schedule in 2023 with four dates planned for the race season. Slinger Speedway joins Beaver Dam Raceway, Dells Raceway Park, Tomah-Sparta Speedway, La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway and Madison International Speedway as HSRA-sanctioned race tracks in Wisconsin.“ Slinger Speedway …

BEAVER DAM RACEWAY JOINS HIGH SCHOOL RACING ASSOCIATION SERIES

BEAVER DAM, WI – Beaver Dam Raceway has joined the High School Racing Association (HSRA) with five dates planned for the 2023 race season at the one-third mile banked clay oval track. Beaver Dam Raceway joins Dells Raceway Park, Tomah-Sparta Speedway, La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway and Madison International Speedway as HSRA-sanctioned race tracks. “I’m very excited to introduce dirt racing …

HIGH SCHOOL RACING ASSOCIATION AWARDS MELROSE-MINDORO STUDENTS WITH ATHLETIC LETTERS & SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP, ASHTON KINSEY OF ONALASKA HIGH SCHOOL IS SEASON CHAMPION

MELROSE, Wis. – Melrose-Mindoro High School made history this year by becoming the first school in Wisconsin to offer auto racing as a letterable sport for students. This Friday, November 11, those students will receive their letters for the 2022 High School Racing Association (HSRA) race season. HSRA will host an open house on Friday at the Melrose-Mindoro High School …

NEWLY APPOINTED: JONATHAN ECKELBERG

AS THE HEAD OF WISCONSIN’S HIGH SCHOOL RACING ASSOCIATION, THIS COMPETITOR IS LASER-FOCUSED ON ATTRACTING HIGH SCHOOL-AGED YOUTH TO STOCK CAR RACING—AND HOPES TO ONE DAY REACH A NATIONAL AUDIENCE. The High School Racing Association (HSRA) started in 2020 to give young adults an economical way to enter stock car racing. The organization recently hired Late Model racer Jonathan Eckelberg …

High School Racing Association puts Wisconsin teens in stock cars

Ask any racer, series director, sanctioning body, or track operator to name the main issue discouraging youth participation in motorsports. Cost is the likely answer. For any kind of auto racing, the dollars multiply quickly when factoring in the vehicle, safety equipment, fuel, travel, and entry fees. In 2020, operators of two Wisconsin oval tracks launched what they believe could …