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KWIK TRIP BECOMES TITLE SPONSOR FOR NASCAR CUP SERIES RACE AT ROAD AMERICA IN 2022

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – Sept. 15, 2021 – Kwik Trip, a La-Crosse, Wisconsin-based convenience store chain, has switched places with the 2021 title sponsor, Jockey, for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Road America in 2022. Next year’s race will be known as the Kwik Trip 250 presented by Jockey Made in America. Official start times and broadcast details are yet to be determined but will be released later and the race date is Sunday, July 3, over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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Vintage Racers Gather at Road America for the Ariens Art On Wheels Weekend September 17-19

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – Sept. 14, 2021 – Vintage racers from across the U.S. will take to the track September 17-19 as Road America hosts the Ariens Art on Wheels Weekend featuring VSCDA. The annual celebration of vintage and historic sports cars attracts over 280 cars to the famed 4-mile, 14-turn road course. The fan-friendly paddock is open to spectators for close-up views of amazing racing machines prepared to era specifications all weekend. 

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Road America Announces Featured Marque for the WeatherTech International Challenge With Brian Redman

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – Sept. 7, 2021 – Road America recently announced that the AAR Eagle would be the featured marque of the 2022 WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman. Widely known as one of the largest vintage racecar gatherings in the United States, featuring over 50 classes of cars racing in several groups, The WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman will return on July 14-17, 2022.

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Racine’s Jacob Ruud Brings Perfect Season Record to Home Track for SRO GT World Challenge America this Weekend.

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – August 24, 2021 – It’s been a perfect season so far for young Jacob Ruud of Racine, Wis., during the debut of the TCX racing division in the TC America competition, a portion of the big SRO World Challange America road racing weekends. 

Driving the No. 81 Light Speed/Classic BMW BMW M2 for Fast Track Racing this year, Ruud, the 21-year-old college student, has won six main events in six starts in the TCX division including six pole positions and five fastest race laps. 

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Taylor Eager to Defend Race Win in His Return to Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - July 27, 2021 – There’s always a buzz when Road America is discussed among drivers. The layout, the challenges, and the beauty are just a few topics regarding the 4.048-mile permanent road course in Elkhart Lake.

It took 13 years and races in a slew of different cars and series for Jordan Taylor to claim his first victory at the prestigious track. 

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An Incredible Assortment of Cars Featured at the WeatherTech International Challenge With Brian Redman Vintage Event

Historic Grand National and NASCAR Cars Recaptured Thrills of Eras Past

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - July 18, 2021 – The WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman at Road America concluded after four days of excellent vintage racing action, exhibitions, Concours, awards, and activities for fans. The event has been heralded as one of the most significant vintage racing events in the country. 2021 ushered in historic Grand National and NASCAR cars as the featured marque.

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Vintage Racing Returns to Road America July 15-18 for The WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman

Historic Grand National and NASCAR Cars Recapture Thrills of Eras Past

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - July 13, 2021 – Summer is in full swing in the upper Midwest, and this year hundreds of vintage racers will make the journey to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, to celebrate the beauty and performance of some of the world’s greatest race cars and sports cars, July 15 – 18 at Road America for the WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman. 

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NTT INDYCAR SERIES Announces Extension with Road America

Historic Elkhart Lake Road Course To Remain on Calendar in Multiyear Agreement

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - July 6, 2021 – INDYCAR and Road America announced today a new, multiyear extension designed to keep the NTT INDYCAR SERIES racing at the legendary 4.014-mile permanent road course for years to come.

The series began racing at the picturesque layout in 1982. After a brief hiatus, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES returned in 2016 to packed grandstands and campgrounds. This year marked the sixth consecutive year Road America has hosted North America’s premier open-wheel series.

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Clean Electric Vehicle Charging Coming to Road America

EnTech Solutions to Install Clean Energy Microgrid to Charge EVs with Solar Energy

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - July 1, 2021 – Road America and EnTech Solutions have partnered to bring clean energy electric vehicle (EV) charging capabilities to the patrons of Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. This “Go Green” initiative will provide free clean energy EV charging for Road America guests for the 2021 season beginning in mid-July.

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Chase Briscoe Hopes to Capture a NASCAR Cup Victory at Road America.

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - June 22, 2021 – Chase Briscoe is a rookie in the NASCAR Cup Series this season, but he’ll arrive at Road America with a decent amount of experience at the 4.048-mile permanent road course.

Drivers in the top-tier Cup level will run at the Elkhart Lake track for the first time in 65 years in the Jockey Made in America 250 presented by Kwik Trip on July 4. The stop at Road America is one of several events on the Cup circuit that will have practice and qualifying.

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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 Jockey Made in 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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