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Road America to host the 2024 and 2025 SCCA National Championship Runoffs

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – January 21, 2023 – The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) will return to Road America in 2024 and 2025 for the 61st and 62nd running of the annual National Championship Runoffs, an event that caps the Summit Racing Equipment SCCA Road Racing program each year and has evolved into what is widely known as the pinnacle of U.S. amateur road racing.

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Mike Shank Appointed to the Board Of Directors for Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – December 14, 2022 – Elkhart Lake’s Road America Inc., recently announced the addition of Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) Team Owner, Mike Shank, to its Board of Directors. Shank comes into the position with over two decades of motorsports experience as professional IMSA and INDYCAR SERIES Team Owner. 

“We are excited to have Mike join our Board of Directors and share his vast insight and motorsports expertise as we continue into the future,” said Ron Pace, Chairman of the Board of Elkhart Lake’s Road America Inc. 

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Road America Announces 2023 Season Schedule

Event Tickets Will Be Available October 3 and Camping October 17

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – September 27, 2022 – Road America announced its 2023 season schedule today. Ten events are on next year’s season schedule, and you won’t want to miss a minute of the action.

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Christina Laun Fugate Appointed to the Board Of Directors for Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – September 22, 2022 – Elkhart Lake’s Road America Inc. recently announced the addition of Christina Laun Fugate to its Board of Directors. Fugate is a partner at Ice Miller LLP in Indianapolis. She chairs Ice Miller’s Franchise and Distribution team and is a seasoned commercial litigator. Fugate’s appointment comes in succession to a vacated seat held by longstanding board member Chris Hartwig, who passed away earlier this year.

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Vintage Racers Gather at Road America for the Ariens Art On Wheels Weekend September 16-18

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – September 13, 2022 – The Ariens Art on Wheels Weekend featuring VSCDA is history in motion — fast motion, and it’s oh-so-real. Race cars from around the world, and nearly every era of racing, wake from their slumber to not only appear before adoring fans but to relive their glory on a racetrack from September 16-18 at America’s National Park of Speed. 

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Road America Announces Featured Marque for the Weathertech International Challenge With Brian Redman in 2023

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – August 23, 2022 – Road America recently announced that the Kastner Cup would be the featured marque of the 2023 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 13-16, 2023.

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Pfaff Motorsports Brings Winning ‘Plaid-Attitude’ to Road America

- IMSA Fastlane™ SportsCar Weekend, August 4-7-

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – August 2, 2022 – Out of all the racetracks on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship circuit, none have been as rewarding to Pfaff Motorsports as Road America.

Since joining the grid in 2019, Pfaff Motorsports’ record at the fan-favorite racetrack is undefeated. The team scored its second WeatherTech Championship victory at Road America in 2019, and while not competing in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pfaff returned to claim the checkered flag once again in 2021.

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

30 All American Racers Eagles Made the Trip to Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – July 17, 2022 – The WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman at Road America concluded after three 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. 2022 ushered in Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Eagles as the featured marque, with the largest contingency of Eagles on the property (30 in total) for fans to see.

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IMSA FASTLANE™ NAMED TITLE SPONSOR FOR SPORTSCAR WEEKEND AT ROAD AMERICA

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – July 14, 2022 –  IMSA Fastlane, a digital fan engagement platform being developed by Minti Labs, has entered into a multi-year agreement with Road America to serve as the title sponsor for Road America’s most popular sportscar racing weekend starting August 4-7, 2022. The newly titled “IMSA Fastlane SportsCar Weekend” will feature the 4-hour Michelin Pilot Challenge on Saturday and the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Sunday.

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Austin Dillon Hopes to Capture a NASCAR Cup Victory at Road America

-Plan Ahead, Buy Your Tickets Early, Print at Home, Arrive Early and Expect Delays-

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – June 24, 2022 – There were only two road course events on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule when Austin Dillon joined the elite stock car series full-time in 2014.

The 2022 slate boasts six road course events, including Road America — the Kwik Trip 250 Presented by JOCKEY Made in America on July 3. Dillon finished 11th at the 4.048-mile, 14-turn course at last year’s NASCAR Cup event won by Chase Elliott in 2021.

 

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Local Racer Hopes for a Strong Showing at the WeatherTech® Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints® at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – June 15, 2022 – The WeatherTech® Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints® return to Road America this weekend, June 17-19, in one of amateur racing’s premier events in the country. The June Sprints have been held every year at Road America since 1956, just one year after the four-mile track opened.

An impressive 371 entries are expected in eight group races, featuring the best showroom stock to highly modified purpose-built race cars from around the country.

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United States Air Force 355th Wing to Perform Military Flyover for the NTT INDYCAR Series Sonsio Grand Prix on Sunday, June 12

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – June 7, 2022 – Road America proudly welcomes the 355th Wing for a military flyover during the pre-race ceremonies for the NTT INDYCAR Series Sonsio Grand Prix presented by American Medical Response on June 12. The squadron based out of Davis–Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona, will pilot four A-10 Warthogs across the sky to honor our country and pay tribute to America’s first responders during the National Anthem. 

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Road America Offers Up Close Racing as the MotoAmerica Series Returns June 3-5

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – May 31, 2022 – 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. 

The average margin of victory in the MotoAmerica Superbike races held at Road America since 2015 is 2.49 seconds. And that includes Josh Hayes’ “runaway” win over Cameron Beaubier in race two in 2015 by 4.586 seconds.

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Road America Board Member, Chris Hartwig Passes Away

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – May 3, 2022 – Chris Hartwig, a profound businessman, and long-standing Road America Board Member, passed away on April 28.

“Everyone is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Chris Hartwig. He was a member of a lengthy kinship amongst racers and a valued member of our board,” said Road America President and General Manager Mike Kertscher. “The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Road America and our extended family of partners and friends are with the Hartwig family in this difficult time.” 

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Road America and Kunes RV Partner With Plymouth Dirt Track For Winged Sprint Car Event Before the NASCAR Cup Series Race

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – April 14, 2022 – A special Thursday night winged sprint car doubleheader returns on June 30 as the Road America Challenge presented by Kunes RV at the Plymouth Dirt Track featuring the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series kicks off the NASCAR Cup Kwik Trip 250 presented by JOCKEY Made in America weekend June 30-July 3. Located just five miles from Road America at Sheboygan County Fair Park, the 1/3-mile Plymouth Dirt Track will have shuttles to transport fans to-and-from Road America.

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