News and Updates

Red Clay Classic Update

ABC Raceway Staff Hoping for Biggest-Ever Red Clay Classic by Nick Gima                 Ashland, WI, September 16 — It can be argued that the ABC Raceway’s 42nd annual Red Clay Classic could be the biggest and best one yet. The traditional finale of the Northland’s stock car racing season, the Red Clay Classic is one of the most popular events on the calendar for race fans. In its four decades-plus of existence, it has grown to become one of the best-attended, highest-paying events of its kind in the Midwest. If…

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Limited Reserved Seating on Top of Main Grandstand

Additional Reserved Seating Now Available for 42nd Red Clay Classic by Nick Gima                 Ashland, WI, August 27 — With the recently-completed renovations to the ABC Raceway’s main grandstand, the Board of Directors is offering additional reserved seating for its 42nd annual Red Clay Classic, to be held on Friday and Saturday, September 29-30. The additional seating will be made available to those who wish to bring their own seats, such as folding lawn chairs and portable sports chairs. Eighty extra places have been marked along the upper walkway of…

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Season Champions Crowned

Byholm, Vernon, Ovaska & Hanson are First-Time ABC Champs; Oreskovich Repeats by Nick Gima                 Ashland, WI, August 26 — It wasn’t the crescendo to the season that the fans, drivers or track staff had hoped for, but the significant rainfall that hit the Chequamegon Bay area on Saturday forced the cancellation of the ABC Raceway’s Championship Saturday Night. Despite the decision to call off the final five-division PolyDome Dirt Track Series regular-season race program of 2017 at the award-winning northern Wisconsin speedplant, to have been presented by Pepsi, North…

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