I-35 Speedway Season Opener this Saturday

Ten, nine, eight, seven, six... The countdown is on for the season-opening race at I-35 Speedway. It will have been 154 days since the last race at the legendary racetrack. You have been looking forward to this day all winter. It is here. The I-35 Speedway Molle Auto Group 2024 Season Opener is scheduled for this Saturday, March 23.

Keeping with our early spring hours, racing will be starting at 6 p.m. All of the Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series classes including USRA Modifieds, USRA Stocks and USRA B-Mods will headline the program, with E-Mods, Pure Stocks, Sport Compacts and Junior Sport Compacts also in action on the fast 3/8-mile.

Pit Gates Open - 3 p.m.
Grandstands Open - 4 p.m.
Hot Laps - 5:20 p.m.
Green Flag Racing - 6 p.m.

For the fans...

I-35 Speedway is located at exit 64 off Interstate 35 (1/4 mile east of the Interstate). Free Parking. Mom-approved restrooms.

General Admission $15, Seniors (age 62+) and Military $12 admission, and ages 18 and younger are free (ID may be requested).

A variety of track food favorites are available at Trackside Bar & Grill (Turn 1) serving tenderloins, hot fries, chicken strips, burgers, and an assortment of appetizers, Sugar Shack (Turn 1) is the spot for funnel cakes, deep fried oreos, root beer floats, and pretzels. The main concession (inside entrance gate, turn 4) is the place to find walking tacos, hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn, candy and much, much more.

Be on the lookout for the Molle Auto Group Upgrades with suite seats, pit passes, and food vouchers each week.

Fan of the Week... be sure to pick up your Fan of the Week ticket at the front entrance gate.

For the racer...

Early Spring Hours - Pit Gates open at 3:00 pm. Driver's meeting and pill draw close 5:00 pm. Hot Laps 5:20 - 5:50 pm. First heat race: 6:00 pm. Pit Passes: Drivers $35, Pit Crew and Pit Spectators $40, Kids 6-10 $25, Kids 5 and under are free.

I-35 Speedway Driver Registration: Register with I-35 Speedway (myracepass.com) or print form at I-35 Speedway – Dirt Trackin' at its best. complete and bring with you. One-night temporary registration $15.

USRA Classes: You must be registered with USRA, only temporary one-night licenses can be sold at the track $10. Alternative B-Mod USRA rules apply. Check out the USRA website usraracing.com.

I-35 Speedway class rules can be found on our website under the driver's tab.

Fuel (110 and Premium) is available for sale at the track. We are stocked with American Racer Tires and Real Wheels. Also available are Champion Race Products (oil, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and gear oil).

Minors (17 and under): Everyone age 17 and under must have a completed Minor's release to enter the pits.

Competitors Minor's Release: Must have a completed Minor's release for all competitors 17 and under AND it must include a copy of your birth certificate with either a valid state stamp or authentic seal.

We will see you this Saturday for Dirt Track Racing at Its Best.

For more than two decades, the United States Racing Association has attracted more and more racetracks and dirt track racers each year through fair, logical and cost-effective rules accompanied by an organization that puts the racers, racetracks and their fans first. During the 2023 Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series, more than 60 of America's finest dirt ovals hosted more than 1,000 nights of racing.

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USRA competitors can register for the 2024 Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series online at USRAracing.com/Register or call (515) 832-6000 to register by phone. You can also download the application at USRAracing.com/Downloads and then submit your completed form by email at office@usraracing.com or fax at (515) 832-7958.