Elko Speedway

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Elko Speedway
Location Elko New Market, Minnesota
Coordinates 44°34′10″N 93°19′53″W / 44.569353°N 93.331255°W / 44.569353; -93.331255Coordinates: 44°34′10″N 93°19′53″W / 44.569353°N 93.331255°W / 44.569353; -93.331255
Capacity Unknown
Owner The Ryan Family
Broke ground 1964
Opened 1965
Major events ASA Midwest Tour, ARCA Racing Series, Thunder Car Nationals , Elko Dirt Nationals
Surface Asphalt
Length 3/8 mi
Turns 4

Elko Speedway, is a 3/8 mile Asphalt oval race track located in Elko New Market, Minnesota. Elko Speedway is sanctioned by NASCAR Home Tracks. The track is located in the former Elko portion of the newly merged city.


The track divisions include Super Late Models, Big 8 Sportsman, Thunder Car, Power Stocks, Hornets and Legends on regular Saturday Nights. Figure 8's, Cruisers and other divisions race on Eve of Destruction nights.

Traveling series[edit]

The ASA held races at the track, and its successor the ASA Midwest Tour still holds events. The track has held Mid-American Stock Car Series events in their now-defunct Super Truck division.[1]

The ARCA racing series held the Akona 200, their first ever race in Minnesota, at Elko Speedway on June 2, 2012.[2] Elko is the shortest track ARCA currently races on.

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