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 …

DELLS RACEWAY PARK JOINS HIGH SCHOOL RACING ASSOCIATION SERIES

WISCONSIN DELLS, WI – Dells Raceway Park in Wisconsin Dells has officially joined the High School Racing Association (HSRA) with four dates planned for the 2022 race season as of now at the one-third mile asphalt oval track. Dells Raceway Park joins Tomah-Sparta Speedway, La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway and Madison International Speedway as HSRA-sanctioned race tracks. “This is a fantastic …

MELROSE-MINDORO SCHOOL DISTRICT FIRST IN WISCONSIN TO RECOGNIZE AUTO RACING AS A SPORT

MELROSE, Wis. – The Melrose-Mindoro School Board made history at their Monday, February 28 meeting. Melrose-Mindoro High School is the first school in Wisconsin to offer auto racing as a letterable sport for students. This comes after the creation of the High School Racing Association (HSRA) in 2020 as a combined effort between La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway in West Salem, …

Eckelberg Named First Director of High School Racing Association

MADISON and LA CROSSE – The newly-created High School Racing Association has named Jonathan Eckelberg as its first director. The High School Racing Association (HSRA) was started in 2020 as a combined effort between La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway in West Salem, Wis. and Madison International Speedway in Oregon, Wis. Co-founders are Chuck Deery and Gregg McKarns, who promote those two …

Tomah-Sparta Speedway Joins High School Racing Association’s Inaugural Season

Tomah, WI- Tomah-Sparta Speedway has officially joined the High School Racing Association with three dates planned at the quarter-Mile paved oval during the 2020 race season. Becoming the third Wisconsin facility to announce dates during the inaugural HSRA season, Tomah-Sparta joins LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway and Madison International Speedway. “We think this is a great opportunity to get youth involved further …

High School Racing Association Announced

(Oregon, Wi.) Two Wisconsin racing facilities announced today the formation of a new “High School Racing Association” (HSRA). This new association is a combined effort between the LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway and the Madison International Speedway. The Speedways’ goal is to provide youths an economic entry into stock car racing. The HSRA will feature High School aged drivers in competition throughout …