Elko Speedway

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Elko Speedway
Elko Speedway ARCA Sideways.jpg
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
Owner The Ryan Family
Broke ground 1964
Opened 1965
Major events ARCA Midwest Tour, ARCA Racing Series, Thunder Car Nationals
Surface Asphalt
Length 3/8 mi
Turns 4

Elko Speedway, is a 3/8 mile asphalt oval NASCAR-sanctioned race track located in Elko New Market, Minnesota. Elko Speedway is a track in the Whelen All-American Series. The track is located in the former Elko portion of the merged city.


The track divisions include Limited Late Models, Thunder Car, Legends, Power Stocks, Hornets, and Bandoleros on regular Saturday Nights.

Traveling series[edit]

The ASA held races at the track, and its successor the ARCA Midwest Tour still holds events. The track has held Mid-American Stock Car Series events as well as 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] The series returned in 2013 and 2014 for the Akona 250, adding 50 laps to the event. Elko is the shortest track ARCA currently races on.

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