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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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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