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Scott Dixon Seeks His Third Road America Win in the NTT INDYCAR REV Group Grand Prix Presented by American Medical Response

- A Tribute to First Responders -

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - June 8, 2021 – Scott Dixon seeks his third Road America win in the REV Group Grand Prix Presented by American Medical Response on June 20 in Elkhart Lake but admits his memorable race moment at the 4.048-mile permanent road course wasn’t a victory.

Dixon was a CART Series rookie driving for PacWest Racing in 2001 when the New Zealander competed in his first event at the track. 

A spirited battle between Dixon and Michael Andretti a couple of decades ago is the most vivid memory for the rookie of the year candidate.

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BRIGGS & STRATTON RETURNS TO SPONSOR THE MOTORPLEX AT ROAD AMERICA

Sponsorship to begin in 2022; reinforces commitment to the Milwaukee and kart racing communities

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - June 7, 2021 – Briggs & Stratton today announces a long-term agreement with Road America earning Briggs & Stratton title rights to its renowned Motorplex, a world-class, multi-use, multi-configuration one-mile track used by the Road America Karting Club and the Road America Supermoto School. Road America also uses the Motorplex facility for numerous auto manufacturers’ new car introductions, ride-and-drive events, driving schools, media, and multiple group event-based programs.

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Road America Offers Up Close Racing as the MotoAmerica Series Returns June 11-13

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - June 3, 2021 – Fast racetracks breed close races. And there are none faster on the MotoAmerica schedule than Road America. Thus, there is nowhere like the iconic racetrack in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, where the difference between happiness and heartbreak is minute. 

Just ask Cameron Beaubier and Roger Hayden – two previous MotoAmerica riders on the opposite end of the Road America winning/losing spectrum.

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FANS WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE PADDOCK AT THE 2021 REV GROUP GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE AND IMSA SPORTS CAR WEEKEND

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – May 26, 2021 - As the NTT INDYCAR REV Group Grand Prix presented by American Medical Response welcomes fans again at America’s National Park of Speed, June 17-20, attendees will also be able to access the paddock free of charge. Additionally, at this year’s IMSA SportsCar Weekend, August 5-8, all fans will once again be welcome in the paddock, where race teams and drivers prepare the cars that compete on the 4-mile, 14-turn circuit. Tickets are now available for both events at www.roadamerica.com  

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Local Resident Has Her Sights Set On a Strong Showing at the WeatherTech® Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints® at Road America.

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – May 25, 2021 - Julie Dahmer treks many miles in her gig, driving big brown trucks for UPS.

Dahmer, a Sheboygan resident, has worked for the company for 23 years.

While driving is a full-time job, racing has become a part-time hobby for Dahmer, who begins her fourth season racing a Mazda Miata in the Spec Miata division at Road America. She’ll run in the WeatherTech Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints the weekend of June 4-6.

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Marwin Sports Joins Road America As Official Race Apparel Provider

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – May 21, 2021 - Road America and Marwin Sports have announced a new partnership, naming Marwin Sports the official race apparel provider of Road America.

With the 2021 Road America season now in motion, Road America and Marwin Sports look forward to the new relationship.

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JOCKEY Made In America 250 NASCAR Cup Series Race Set For Road America July 4th.

Fans Welcome - Buy Parking Early.

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – May 12, 2021 - Jockey International, a 145-year-old brand recognized for its premium underwear and apparel, has signed on to be the title sponsor of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Road America on the Fourth of July. This year’s race will be known as the Jockey Made in America 250 presented by Kwik Trip. The green flag will fly on the event at approximately 1:30 pm CST, and the race will be aired LIVE on NBC.

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VINTAGE RACING SETS THE 2021 SEASON IN MOTION AT ROAD AMERICA

- Active, Reserve, and Retired Military Receive Free Admission -

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – May 4, 2021 - It has been 71 years since racers tore through the streets of this tiny village about 60 miles north of Milwaukee. Still, every spring, you would swear time stood still when the sounds of historic racecars from days gone by echo throughout the surrounding hillsides. 

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Road America Partners With Local Short Track In Plymouth For Winged Sprint Car Event Before The NASCAR Cup Series Race Weekend

Fans Are Welcome

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – May 4, 2021 - Road America is proud to announce a unique partnership with the Plymouth Dirt Track adding a special Thursday night winged sprint car doubleheader to the many festivities held in conjunction with The NASCAR Cup Road America 250 presented by Kwik Trip weekend July 1-4.

Thursday evening, July 1, the regional Bumper To Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series will headline an all sprint car show on the 1/3 mile Plymouth Dirt Track located at Sheboygan County Fair Park, just five miles from Road America.

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Road America Announces Parade And Concours Events To Return To Elkhart Lake For The 2021 WeatherTech International Challenge With Brian Redman July 15-18

Fans Are Welcome

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – April 27, 2021 - Road America announced today that the popular racecar parade and concours for the WeatherTech International Challenge With Brian Redman would return to the Village of Elkhart Lake on July 16 and July 17. The Village of Elkhart Lake and its board ruled in favor recently to allow the racecar parade and concours and the sportscar concours to return due to the events’ outdoor nature. 

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Road America Installs Decorative Benches to Remind Young Visitors to Turn Their Passion Into a Profession

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – April 22, 2021 - As part of ongoing efforts to improve America’s National Park of Speed, Road America installed 15 benches over the off-season around the 640-acre expansive property for fans to enjoy. However, each bench is not just an average place to sit. Instead, each bench carries a lasting message. Lisa Weinberger, the wife of renowned automotive enthusiast, racer, and entrepreneur John Weinberger, who died last September, is offering a series of scholarships to benefit students who aspire to follow in his footsteps.

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Kwik Trip Named Presenting Sponsor for NASCAR Cup Series Race At Road America July 4

Fans Are Welcome

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – April 13, 2021 - Kwik Trip, a La-Crosse, Wisconsin-based convenience store chain, has agreed to become the presenting sponsor of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Road America on the Fourth of July. This year’s race will be known as the Road America 250 presented by Kwik Trip. The green flag will fly on the event at approximately 1:30 pm CST, and the race will be aired LIVE on NBC.

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Vintage Indy Returns to Road America as Part of the INDYCAR REV Group Grand Prix Presented by AMR Weekend June 17-20

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – February 9, 2021 - Road America is proud to announce that Vintage Indy™ will return to the event line-up for the REV Group Grand Prix presented by AMR weekend, June 17-20. Fans are welcome to the 4-day event weekend and are encouraged to follow safe practices, such as social distancing or wearing a cloth face-covering where social distancing is difficult to maintain. 

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Parker John’s BBQ & Wings Comes to Road America

- A Partnership in Collaboration With America's National Park of Speed -

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – January 28, 2021 - Road America announced today that Parker John’s BBQ and Wings has entered into a new collaborative operative partnership with Road America’s new Paddock Concession Stand beginning with the 2021 season. The stand, which has been managed by St. John the Baptist for 65 years, saw a complete rebuild before the 2020 season. The modern structure features enclosed patio seating for fans looking to dine in the shade, plus a large dining terrace overlooking Road America’s expanded Fan Walk.

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Henry Repeating Arms Renews Sponsorship of Road America NASCAR Xfinity Race

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – January 12, 2021 - Road America officials recently announced that Henry Repeating Arms has renewed its title sponsorship for 2021, serving as sponsor for the NASCAR Xfinity Series 180 race. This year’s Henry 180 will run on Saturday, July 3. The event will air on NBC at 1:30 PM (CT). The official race hashtag will be #HENRY180.

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Carrol Jensen Appointed to the Board of Directors for Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - December 17, 2020 - Elkhart Lake’s Road America Inc., recently announced the addition of Carrol Jensen to its Board of Directors. Jensen currently serves as Vice President of the Classic Car Club of America Museum and Events Chairman for the Masterpiece LTD automotive charity.  Jensen’s appointment comes in succession to Robert Cornog’s retirement from the board after 22 years of exemplary service.

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Road America Reflects on a Season of Giving Back.

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - December 1, 2020 - Since the mid-1950’s Road America has valued working with many non-profit groups to assist in fundraising efforts. From the early days, many non-profit organizations such as the Plymouth Optimists, Elkhart Lake Lions, and St. John the Baptist have been mainstays at concession stands for years while providing mouth-watering food at a tremendous value.

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Road America Signs MG Tire As The Official Tire For The CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - November 24, 2020  -  Road America announced today that MG Tire has signed on to be the Official Tire of the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex and the exclusive tire for the Road America Karting Club’s (RAKC) weekly karting series. With roots dating back over 20 years, the Road America Karting Club’s foundation is based around competitive kart racing in a family-friendly atmosphere.

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