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REMINDER: Mick Brooks Bowl-A-Thon Fundraiser & 2017 “Zoo” Meet and Greet This Sunday, March 26

Please join us Sunday March 26th, 2017 at Pinz Bowling Alley in Kalamazoo on Stadium Drive.   Due to the devastating incident that happened to Mick Brooks and the hardships it has placed on his immediate family, it is time for the racing family to roll up their sleeves & help out the Brooks family!  We need bowling teams to get signed up ASAP as well as needing donations for items for the silent auction. Besides raising a ton of money [...]

Exclusive Trackside Experience with Kyle Busch Tickets On Sale Now!

What you need to know about the Exclusive Trackside Experience with Kyle Busch at Kalamazoo Klash XXV, presented by the West Michigan Toyota dealers, on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. The Exclusive Trackside Experience with Kyle Busch package is $100 and includes the following: Admission to Kalamazoo Klash XXV Reserved seating on the Toyota Party Deck (Deck opens at 1:00 PM) Dinner buffet and soft drinks (5:00 – 7:00 PM) Private autograph session with Kyle Busch (5:00 – 6:15 PM) Limited edition Kalamazoo Klash XXV T-Shirt Please [...]

Techworks Trailer Sales & Team Spirit Trailers Team up with the Zoo in 2017

The trailer raffle is back!  Team Spirit Trailers and Techworks Trailer Sales teamed up to generously donate a $9,500 nicely equipped 24’ Track Champ Enclosed Trailer as the prize.  Not only will one lucky ticket holder win this trailer, but 100% of the raffle ticket proceeds will benefit the Speedway’s Christmas family adoption program; the Kalamazoo Kares for Kids.  Kalamazoo Speedway adopted over 40 kids last year alone and donated to several local food programs over the holiday season; [...]

Kasten Insulation Blasting & Coatings Rent-a-Ride Challenge

Starting back in 2015, the Kalamazoo Speedway “Rent-a-Ride” program has turned into an overwhelming success.  Each week fans get the opportunity to strap into a real race car and actually compete in a real race against drivers that do this on a weekly basis.  Several “Rent-a-Ride” drivers have been very impressive, with one driver even winning the main event in the 2015 season.  Now, thank you to Mick Kasten, owner of Kasten Insulation Blasting & Coating, there is more incentive [...]

Kyle Busch to Pull Double Duty at Kalamazoo Klash XXV Presented by West Michigan Toyota Dealers

Kalamazoo Speedway is off to a fast start toward making Kalamazoo Klash XXV Presented by West Michigan Toyota Dealers one of the top short track events in the nation in 2017.  Former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch will headline the Wednesday, August 9 event. Busch will be pulling double duty as he will run in both the ARCA/CRA Super Series Super Late Model portion and the Outlaw Super Late Model feature. “I really enjoyed my experience at Kalamazoo Speedway a [...]

Five Midwest Tracks Come Together to Form Outlaw SLM Series

A quintuplet of short tracks in the Midwest region have come together to form a new Outlaw Super Late Model touring series. Berlin Raceway (MI), Flat Rock Speedway (MI), Toledo Speedway (OH), New Paris Speedway (IN) and Kalamazoo Speedway (MI) have joined forces to create the Sweet Manufacturing Outlaw Super Late Model Series. The series will consist of six events at five different tracks and will feature existing marquee Outlaw Super Late Model events.  Each track will retain complete control [...]

Kalamazoo Speedway Track Talk – January 2017

There are now less than 100 days until the season opening Intimidator 100 on Friday, April 28.  With that said, there is a lot going on getting ready for a great 2017 season.  In this edition of “Track Talk” you will find information on some of the things on tap for 2017 as well as much, much more.  To read this months newsletter simply CLICK HERE. Kalamazoo Speedway will be the place to be in 2017 for fast, clean, family fun!  [...]

2017 Reserved Parking Spot Information

Reserved Parking Spots are now available in the upper and lower pits for the 2017 season.  You have until January 20 to claim last years spot before all remaining spots are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Spots are not considered reserved until they are paid in full. Reserved spots will only be sold to teams that are racing full time at the Speedway in 2017.  If you are interested in a reserved spot contact Kenny at the Speedway [...]

Popular Kalamazoo Speedway Rent-a-Ride Program Returns in 2017!

The Kalamazoo Speedway’s 2017 Rent-a-Ride program begins its third year at the Speedway’s season opener on Friday night, April 28 at 7:30.  A complete sell-out in both 2015 & 2016, men and woman, 18 and over, can try out the sport or simply fulfill a lifelong dream of taking the wheel on an authentic track, competing in an authentic race. The experience includes a required mid-week orientation and practice session, all in-car and personal safety equipment, pit passes for [...]

Modified Racing Returns to Kalamazoo Speedway

CARMEL, Ind. (January 4, 2017) – The best modified drivers from across the Midwest will battle at the World’s Fastest 3/8-Mile Oval this summer when Kalamazoo Speedway, one of Michigan’s most famous short tracks, hosts the NSTA Top Speed Modified Tour on Friday, June 23. Returning after a three-year absence, the NSTA Top Speed Modified Tour will bring its unique and exciting brand of racing to a track known for producing thrilling action. “Our series is honored to return to Kalamazoo [...]

Shook Takes Home Kalamazoo Crown

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In 2015, Mark Shook entered the season finale at Michigan’s Kalamazoo Speedway as the points leader and it appeared he would be celebrating his first track championship. Unfortunately, a crash not of his doing on lap three of the 100-lap season finale cost Shook what should have been his first championship. Instead, it was Mike Brooks who captured the track championship in the Division I outlaw super late model class as Shook ended the year a [...]

2017 Kalamazoo Speedway Schedule & General Announcements!

As another calendar year comes to an end, the Kalamazoo Speedway family is thankful for a fantastic 2016 racing season!  Thank you for your support and for your friendship.  We introduced a lot of new features in 2016 for fans, race teams and track employees and with a bit of perseverance and patience on all of our parts, it worked out well.  And it sure was nice to get our two-day weekends back!! 2017 Racing & Events Schedule We’ve tried to [...]

Kalamazoo Speedway Announces Dates for 2017 Outlaw Super Late Model Specials

As part of an ongoing effort to work with other promoters and racetracks, Kalamazoo Speedway officials have announced the dates for two premier Outlaw Super Late Model events for the 2017 season. The second annual Gary Terry “Follow Your Dreams” 125 hopes to build off the success of the inaugural event and will be run on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  The 2016 event drew over 30 of the top Outlaw Super Late Model teams in the Midwest and saw Tyler [...]

Christmas Comes Early For Kalamazoo Speedway and Kalamazoo (Speedway) Track Services

Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Paul Lapaire, from New Mexico, has a story to tell on safety.  Eight years ago, his daughter’s fiancé, Ryan Bard, was killed in a fiery dirt track accident when Bard’s car flipped and he was unable to exit the vehicle.  In response, Lapaire channeled his grief into constructing the FlipR, a roll-over simulator designed to train drivers how to get out of a car following a rollover crash by building muscle memory through simulated practice.  Lapaire is [...]

Information Announced for Bowl-A-Thon 2016 Sponsored by Honor Credit Union

Each year Kalamazoo Speedway adopts several families, providing them with a Christmas beyond their dreams.  Last year we were able to adopt 27 children, from six families. This year we have an ambitious goal of 40 children!! To meet this goal, a bowl-a-thon is being planned to raise funds, allowing Kalamazoo Speedway to give local families the Christmas they deserve! Please join us Sunday October 30th, 2016 at Pinz Bowling Alley in Kalamazoo Michigan. Bowling will begin at 2pm. We [...]