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August 21, 2016 - Rice Lake Speedway Wet; Remaining Schedule Finalized
Rice Lake WI, August 20 – A steady, all day rain ended any chances that racing action would take place Saturday night at the Rice Lake Speedway. It was scheduled to be Season Championship night at the track.

The rest of the schedule for the remaining two weekends of racing for the 2016 season has been nearly finalized with only a few details yet to be worked out.

Next Saturday, August 27th, the rescheduled Season Championships will be held in all five divisions that race at the track. Points will be used to line up the heat races with the highest season point total drivers slated to start at the front of their heats. The finish of the heats will determine the starting order for the Season Championship features to follow. <<MORE>>

August 20, 2016 - Rain Wins for August 20 at Rice Lake Speedway
Rice Lake WI, August 20 – Mother Nature has taken the win for Saturday, August 20 at Rice Lake Speedway. The Season Championships will now be held next Saturday.

We will return to action next Saturday, August 27 in a racing program that will be co-headlined by the Season Championships as well as the UMSS Winged & Traditional Sprint Cars PLUS a Weekly Racing Series Event. The program will be featuring: USMS Winged & Traditional Sprint Cars, WISSOTA Modified, WISSOTA Super Stock, WISSOTA Midwest Modified, WISSOTA Street Stock & RLS Pure Stock.

August 13, 2016 - Austin Ellis Tops Rice Lake Speedway Winners as Dad Celebrates Hall of Fame Status
1Rice Lake WI, August 13 – It was Hall of Fame night at the Rice Lake Speedway Saturday and six new members were inducted into the Hall as a part of the celebration. One of those added to the Hall was Rick Ellis. In storybook fashion, later on Saturday evening Rick's son Austin would win his first feature event of the year in the Midwest Modifieds and only the second of his career for the fifteen year old to highlight the last point race of the season. A late afternoon downpour threatened to stop the show but Mitch Hansen and Duane Bisonette again performed their magic and produced a good racing surface for the drivers so that the show could be run.<<MORE>>

July 12, 2016 - Rice Lake Speedway Schedule Change Announced
Rice Lake Speedway has made an announcement about an upcoming schedule change for their 2016 racing season at the Rice Lake Speedway.

With the One Main Challenge Series WISSOTA Late Model special scheduled at the track for Saturday, July 30th and then followed up with the Street Stock “Little Dream” race just three days later on Tuesday, August 2nd, the Speedway has decided to take the night off on Saturday, August 6th.

This was originally scheduled to be a full night of racing for the five divisions that regularly race at the track weekly plus bike races. The bike races will be rescheduled to a date yet to be determined.

The schedule now shows a regular five division program of racing on Saturday, July 16th. The following Saturday, July 23rd, the speedway will not be racing due to the Barron County Fair. Racing returns on Saturday, July 30th with a full program in all five divisions plus the return of the Late Models for the Challenge Series race. Tuesday, August 2nd is the date for the annual Street Stock “Little Dream” race plus Modifieds. The track will now take off on August 6th and return to racing on August 13th for a full program plus Hall of Fame night.


April 13, 2016 - 2016 Hall of Fame Nominees Selected for Rice Lake Speedway
1Rice Lake WI – The Rice Lake Speedway Hall of Fame committee recently met and selected their nominees to join the Rice Lake Speedway Hall of Fame. The 2016 group with be the sixth group of inductees elected to join the Hall. As in previous years, voting was conducted in two categories. One group will consist of drivers and the second group will consist of Friends of the Speedway which includes such people as car owners, sponsors, former Board Members and supporters of the Rice Lake Speedway along with race fans, race mechanics and employees of the track.

Six new members will make up the class of 2016. Selected as the three drivers of this year's class are Rick Ellis, Don(Doc) Cimfl and Dave Erickson. The three Friends of the Speedway include Troy Newman, Ralph Sirek and the late George Cook.

The actual induction ceremony will take place on Saturday night, August 13th during the intermission of that night's racing program. The six new members of the Hall will be feted in a pre race social hosted by track co-owners Dave Adams and Mitch Hansen at which the thirty eight members already elected to the Hall will also be invited to socialize with the new inductees.

Anyone with questions about the Rice Lake Speedway and its Hall of Fame should access the speedway's new website at www.ricelakespeedway.net where biographies of all the members are posted.

April 11, 2016 - Attention Rice Lake Speedway Pure Stock Drive
Rice Lake is allowing weights to be added any where inside the trunk area but weights must be secured to a frame rail. Our current rule states weights need to be secured directly over the axel in between shock mounts. This is only for Rice Lake Speedway and not for Eagle Valley Speedway or Red Cedar Speedway. Reminder weights need to be painted white and have your current car number clearly visible on each weight.

March 12, 2016 - Rice Lake Speedway Sets 2016 Racing Schedule
1 Pending any last minute adjustments, Adams-Hansen Inc. have released the racing schedule for the Rice Lake Speedway for the 2016 racing season. A twenty two race night schedule has been planned for the speedway with nineteen Saturday night shows, two Tuesday shows and a lone Sunday night program to conclude the racing season.

Variety will mark the schedule for 2016 as along with the regular five class program which includes WISSOTA sanctioned Modifieds, Super Stocks, Midwest Modifieds and Street Stocks along with the Rice Lake Pure Stocks, the Sprint Cars will make two appearances at the track and the Late Models return for a highly anticipated program also.

The first activity of the 2016 season comes with the annual car show to be once again held at Rice Lake's Cedar Mall. The cars will enter the mall on Thursday, March 31st and will be removed from the mall at the conclusion of business on Sunday, April 3. A large number of drivers are expected to show their new or refurbished race cars and with a considerable number of drivers switching classes for 2016, drivers are more than anxious to show off their new rides. <<MORE>>


March 11, 2016 - Rice Lake Speedway Launches New Website; Prepares for 64th Season
A brand-new website has been launched for Rice Lake Speedway at www.RiceLakeSpeedway.net as Northern Wisconsin's longest-running track prepares for 2016.

Please mark your calendar's that a car show will be held on April 1st - 3rd at Rice Lake's Cedar Mall. On Tuesday, April 12th and Wednesday, April 13th a pair of practice nights will be held from (6 p.m. - 9 p.m.).

The lid lifts on the 2016 season on Saturday, April 16th with a program featuring WISSOTA Modified, WISSOTA Super Stock, WISSOTA Midwest Modified, WISSOTA Street Stock & RLS Pure Stock. The program will mark the 64th consecutive season opener for the 1/3 mile oval.

Make plans to join us and check back often for the latest updates and news.