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Schedule of Events for Friday, April 28

This FRIDAY NIGHT, April 28 the season kicks off with a full 5 in 1 show featuring the Intimidator 100 for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Outlaw Super Late Models.  Super Stocks, Pro Stocks, Outlaw Cyber Stocks and Flip Flop Cyber Stocks will also be in action.  The complete schedule of events for this Friday’s season opener can be viewed here: Intimdiator 100 Schedule of Events - April 28, 2017

Shook Tops Final Pre-Season Test Before Friday’s Intimidator 100 @ the Zoo

2016 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Outlaw Super Late Model champion Mark Shook topped the speed charts Wednesday night in the final test session in preparation for the season opening Intimidator 100 coming up this Friday, April 28 at Kalamazoo Speedway.  Shook ran a lap of 12.720 seconds at 106.132mph.  Four-time Limited Late Model track champion Brandon Lyons was second fastest ahead of Matt Frazier, Jeff Bozell and Andrew Brest.  Buddy Head (Super Stocks), Shane Miller (Pro Stocks), Justin Hardy [...]

Kalamazoo Speedway Track Talk – April 26, 2017

In this edition of “Track Talk” you will find information on the second pre-season test session, the “Win a Skybox” contest, Kalamazoo Track Services as well as much, much more.  To read this weeks newsletter simply CLICK HERE. Kalamazoo Speedway will be the place to be in 2017 for fast, clean, family fun!  Kalamazoo Speedway plays host to some of the best entertainment events in the state and welcomes corporate groups, family outings and suite rentals. Call 269-692-2423 Monday through Friday to [...]

Defending Champion Tops Second Pre-Season Test Session @ the Zoo

2016 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Kalamazoo Speedway Outlaw Super Late Model champion Mark Shook was the fastest car on the property during Saturday’s second pre-season test in preparation for the season opening Intimidator 100 coming up this Friday, April 28.  Shook ran a lap of 12.617 seconds at 106.998mph.  Eric McGlothlen (Super Stocks), Kyle Ribble (Pro Stocks), Larry Richardson (Outlaw Cyber Stocks) and Danny Payne (Flip Flop Cyber Stocks) were the fastest cars in their respective divisions.   This Wednesday, April 26 Kalamazoo [...]

Schedule of Events for Saturday, April 22

Today, April 22 Kalamazoo will host the second pre-season test of the season with the final test taking place Wednesday, April 26.  Then FRIDAY NIGHT, April 28 the season kicks off with a full 5 in 1 show featuring the Intimidator 100 for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Outlaw Super Late Models.  Super Stocks, Pro Stocks, Outlaw Cyber Stocks and Flip Flop Cyber Stocks will also be in action.  The complete schedule of events for today’s test session can be [...]

Kalamazoo Speedway Track Talk – April 19, 2017

 In this edition of “Track Talk” you will find information on the first pre-season test session, Kyle Busch trackside tickets, the color our trailer contest as well as much, much more.  To read this weeks newsletter simply CLICK HERE. Kalamazoo Speedway will be the place to be in 2017 for fast, clean, family fun!  Kalamazoo Speedway plays host to some of the best entertainment events in the state and welcomes corporate groups, family outings and suite rentals. Call 269-692-2423 Monday through Friday [...]

Phil Bozell Fastest in First Pre-Season Test Session @ the Zoo

Phil Bozell was the fastest NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Outlaw Super Late Model in pre-season testing Saturday at Kalamazoo Speedway in preparation for the season opening Intimidator 100 coming up Friday, April 28.  Bozell ran a lap of 12.739 seconds at 105.974mph.  Kenny Head (Super Stocks), Greg Brown (Pro Stocks), Will Slaughter (Outlaw Cyber Stocks) and Jason Patterson (Flip Flop Cyber Stocks) were the fastest cars in their respective divisions.  Next Saturday, April 22 Kalamazoo will host the second pre-season [...]

KALAMAZOO TRACK SERVICES GETS READY FOR THE 2017 RACING SEASON

Kalamazoo Speedway will host its 2nd Annual Safety Crew Training Day on April 29 as the Speedway’s safety crew, Kalamazoo Track Services (KTS), provides classroom and hands on training on over a dozen topics vital to track safety.  Thirteen tracks representing a capacity 46 safety professionals will be in attendance.    Highlights of the day include landing zone operations (with West Michigan Air Care) and extrications with Kalamazoo Speedway’s newest pieces of training equipment, the “CutR” and the “FlipR”. The FlipR was [...]

Schedule of Events for Saturday, April 15

Today, April 15 the cars and stars of Kalamazoo Speedway hit the track for the first time in 2017.  Pit gates open at noon with testing running from 1:00-5:00.  Grandstand admission will be FREE!  The complete schedule of events can be viewed here: 4-15-17 Schedule of Events  

Kalamazoo Speedway Track Talk – April 12, 2017

The countdown to the season opener is at 16 days!  In this edition of “Track Talk” you will find information on the second annual safety training day as well as much, much more.  To read this weeks newsletter simply CLICK HERE. Kalamazoo Speedway will be the place to be in 2017 for fast, clean, family fun!  Kalamazoo Speedway plays host to some of the best entertainment events in the state and welcomes corporate groups, family outings and suite rentals. Call [...]

Kalamazoo Speedway Tech Bulletin

Going to Fridays last year was a huge learning curve as we had to find a way to cut down our total hot lap & qualifying time period easily in half.  We spent many hours that winter developing a plan that really worked out very well.  Now as we dissect it further, we see that we didn’t allow the proper time for teching cars before hot lapping, which in turn ends up being our drivers qualifying time. And now that [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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; [...]