Eldora Speedway Confirms Marquee Dates For 2020

Eldora Speedway
Eldora Speedway has confirmed 13 marquee race dates for 2020, including the Kings Royal. (Mike Campbell photo)

ROSSBURG, Ohio – With three weeks remaining before the start of the season, Eldora Speedway officials have confirmed 13 of the track’s marquee event dates for 2020.

The announcement coincided with the release of the 2020 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series schedule on Wednesday afternoon.

The 26th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream, the original $100,000-to-win race, will be contested Thursday-Saturday, June 4-6. Full racing programs will be contested on both Thursday and Friday night to seed Saturday’s event.

The fastest sprint car racers in the world take center stage in summer’s most-fabled event, the Kings Royal Weekend, for the 37th time on July 16-18.

Three full nights of World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series action kicks off with Thursday’s Jokers Wild, followed by Friday’s The Knight Before and culminating with Saturday’s legendary Kings Royal.

For the eighth year, Eldora will play host to the only NASCAR national series event contested on dirt, in primetime on Thursday, July 30. The Eldora Dirt Derby will be the only standalone mid-week event on the 2020 NASCAR schedule.

The 50th World 100 Weekend will be held the first Saturday following Labor Day, continuing a longstanding tradition.

On-track activity for the weekend will begin Thursday, Sept. 10 and followed by another full racing program on Friday, Sept. 11. The 50th annual World 100, paying $53,000-to-win, will be held Saturday, Sept. 12.

The 4-Crown Nationals Weekend will celebrate its 39th running in 2020.

The all open wheel extravaganza – showcasing the USAC Silver Crown Championship, USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars, USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series, World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and Ollies Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions – is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25-26.