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Road America Honors Founder With Life-Size Tribute

Road America Honors Founder With Life-Size Tribute

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - October 9, 2020 - Road America today unveiled a new bronze statue of its founder, Clif Tufte, next to the center that bears his name located in the paddock area of the sprawling 640-acre facility that was conceptualized sixty-five years ago. Tufte, a highway engineer, put together the land and laid out the track in 1955 after racing on the public roads around Elkhart Lake became impractical for many reasons. 

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Road America Announces 2021 Season Schedule

Tickets Are Now on Sale!

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - October 5, 2020 - Road America announced today its most robust and dynamic season schedule to date, encompassing stops for every major North American race series. Nine events are on the 2021 season schedule for Road America, and you will want to see all of them.

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NASCAR CUP SERIES RACE AT ROAD AMERICA SET FOR JULY 4TH 2021

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - September 30, 2020 - Road America announced today that the NASCAR Cup Series will run at America’s National Park of Speed on the Fourth of July in 2021. Start times and broadcast details are still being determined and will be announced at a later date.

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The 57th Annual SCCA National Championship Runoffs Takes Center Stage At Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - September 29, 2020 - Road racing champions will be crowned next week at Road America as drivers from around the country participate in the 57th running of the pinnacle amateur road-racing event in the U.S., the Sports Car Club of America® (SCCA®) National Championship Runoffs® October 9-11. The event determines the best drivers of the season within each of the 26 classes of competition and this year nearly 600 entries are expected, making the Runoffs the largest annual amateur road-racing event in the world.

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Vintage Racers Recall A Sensational Era of Racing During the Ariens Art On Wheels Weekend September 18-20

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - September 8, 2020 - Vintage racers from across the U.S. will take to the track September 18-20 as Road America hosts the Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association (VSCDA) Ariens Art on Wheels Weekend. The annual celebration of vintage and historic sports cars attracts over 280 cars to the famed 4-mile, 14-turn road course and 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 Set to Host World Challenge America, and its International Field of Top GT Race Teams August 28-30

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - Aug. 20, 2020 - Road America is set to showcase some of the world’s top GT race teams as the World Challenge America series returns to the challenging 4.048-mile, 14-turn road course August 28-30. The series is a part of a global series racing in Europe, Asia, and America showcasing a new race format with 90-minute, double-header races featuring full-service pit stops, driver changes, and increased strategy.

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Midwestern Council of Sports Car Clubs Race to Save the Children Spec Miata Enduro at Road America Raises $3,200 for COVID-19 Relief

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - Aug. 5, 2020 - Road America and the Midwestern Council of Sports Car Clubs (MCSCC) announced today that its special Spec Miata 60-minute enduro Race to Save the Children event held on Sunday, August 2nd as part of the IMSA Sportscar weekend raised $3,200 for COVID-19 relief. The Midwestern Council of Sports Car Clubs accepted donations through participant registration, sold T-shirts and facemasks and $10 of every entry also went to bolster the charitable cause.

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Road America Donates Funds Raised from The WeatherTech International Challenge Concours to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sheboygan County and Fresh Meals On Wheels of Sheboygan County

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - Road America and its charitable partners gathered today to celebrate the WeatherTech International Challenge Concours d’Elegance event’s charitable giving: the 2020 Concours raised $8,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sheboygan County and Fresh Meals On Wheels of Sheboygan County.

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LOUIE GENTINE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ROAD AMERICA

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - Elkhart Lake’s Road America Inc., recently announced the addition of Louie Gentine to its Board of Directors. Gentine is the Chief Executive Officer for Sargento Foods and succeeds his father Lou, who retired from the board after 19 years of exemplary service.

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Henry 180 NASCAR Xfinity Series Race at Road America to Include Free Admission for Frontline Healthcare Workers & Veterans, and a New Livery for Chase Briscoe

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - Amidst a racing season plagued by delays and cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NASCAR recently announced a fourth installment in a return to racing, which keeps the Henry 180 on track to see the green flag drop on Saturday, August 8th with full trackside fan attendance at Road America. 

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Road America Adds Spec Miatas To Event Schedule During IMSA Sportscar Weekend July 30 – August 2

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Road America announced today that Spec Miata has been added to its IMSA Sportscar weekend July 30-August 2. Due to a busy on-track schedule for the weekend, Spec Miata racers will be eligible for the pre-event test day encompassing various racecars on Thursday, July 30, and will participate in a 30-min qualifying and a 60-minute race on Sunday, August 2. The Spec Miata addition is sanctioned by the Midwestern Council of Sports Car Clubs.

 

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Road America Decides To Host Its Widely Popular Concours Events For The WeatherTech International Challenge With Brian Redman July 23-26 At America’s National Park Of Speed

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Proceeds to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sheboygan County and Meals On Wheels of Sheboygan County

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - In an effort to stay aligned with the tradition of the event, while ensuring that both fans and competitors are safe during these uncertain times, Road America has decided to host its popular racecar and sports car Concours d’Elegance events on the grounds at the expansive, 640-acre outdoor facility, while encouraging everyone to comply with local guidelines; such as social distancing, hand washing or using hand sanitizer stations, and wearing cloth face coverings when social distancing is difficult to maintain. 

 

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Rossi Hopes to Double-up at the NTT INDYCAR REV Group Grand Prix Presented by American Medical Response Doubleheader Weekend, July 9-12

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Active First Responders Receive FREE Entry With ID

Alexander Rossi left his IndyCar Series colleagues in the Road America dust in 2019, leading a record 54 of 55 laps in the REV Group Grand Prix presented by AMR.

 

Rossi gained the lead on Turn 1 from pole-sitter Colton Herta and never looked back. It was the best result in four IndyCar appearances at the track for the Andretti Autosport driver, who finished 28.491 seconds ahead of runner-up Will Power.

 

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Road America Invites Vintage Racers to the WeatherTech International Challenge With Brian Redman, July 23-26

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With the cancellation of many historic concours, gatherings and vintage race events across America due to COVID-19, Road America has recently announced that early registration will remain open until July 7th for the WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman, July 23-26. The registration extension allows all competitors who are looking to compete at what is widely regarded as the largest vintage racing event in North America. 

 

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