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July 24, 2016 - "Little Dream", Big Money for Rice Lake Speedway Racers
Rice Lake WI – The nationally acclaimed Street Stock “Little Dream” race returns for its twenty first year on Tuesday, August 2nd to the Rice Lake Speedway.

This race, which features one of the highest purses and first place payoffs in the entire country for the Street Stock type of race car, has become a “must see” event for many fans across the upper Midwest and a race that drivers put on their “bucket list” as a race they must attend if they drive Street Stocks. <<MORE>>

July 24, 2016 - One Main Series Comes to Rice Lake Speedway
1 Rice Lake WI – The highly anticipated return of the Late Models to the Rice Lake Speedway happens next Saturday night, July 30th when the One Main Financial WISSOTA Challenge Series makes a stop at Rice Lake's third mile oval.
Late Models have not appeared at the Rice Lake Speedway since 2012 and a strong field of cars is anticipated for the middle night of a three night swing for the series that also features two nights of racing in the Twin Ports of Wisconsin and Minnesota. <<MORE>>

July 16, 2016 - Kesan Tops Last Lap Thriller at Rice Lake Speedway
1Rice Lake WI, July 16 – Ashley Wahlstrom was less than one lap away from winning her first ever Street Stock feature race Saturday night at the Rice Lake Speedway. However, on the final lap Jay Kesan made a great three wide move down the back straightaway on the final trip around the oval and drove into the lead as he won a thrilling main event to highlight the racing program at the Rice Lake Speedway.<<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.


July 9, 2016 - Viltz and Leer Gain Close Rice Lake Speedway Wins
1Rice Lake WI, July 9 – Ryan Viltz and Matt Leer both won tight feature races to highlight the Kid's Night racing program Saturday night at the Rice Lake Speedway. In Viltz's case, he fought his way back in the late going after losing the lead part way through the Midwest Modified main event while Leer fought off a strong last lap challenge that saw the top three racers take the white flag three wide. Dominating performances were put on by Curt Myers and Kevin Bogdanovic to also win main events and Jason Havel made the biggest charge of the racing season to date, coming from fifteenth to win the Pure Stock main event.<<MORE>>

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.