Race Day Info

STARTING TIMES:  Pit Gates open at 4:00.  Grandstand opens at 4:00.  Hot Laps begin at 5:30. Races generally completed by 11:00.

TRACK LOCATION: 1873 Mariposa Road, five miles east of Stanley, N.C. (Lincoln County), 20 minutes from Birkdale Village, 30 minutes from Mooresville and 30 minutes from Uptown Charlotte.��

TRACK OWNER: East Lincoln Raceway,LLC

ESTABLISHED: 1991 (Construction started late 1990)

First Race: May 16, 1991

SEATING CAPACITY: 2,500 concrete grandstand, 300 topside bleachers and 300 bleacher seats in pit area.

RESERVED SEATING: Available on top row of grandstand.� Contact bobd@elspeedway.com for info.

LOST AND FOUND: During an event lost and found is located in the speedway office near the grandstand entrance ramp.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: Individuals interested in working at East Lincoln Speedway should send their resumes to  bobd@elspeedway.com

LENGTH OF TRACK: 3/10-mile

SURFACE: Red clay

TRACK PREPARATION: It all begins Monday morning following a Saturday night event and continues daily throughout the week of a race until race time.


WIDTH OF TRACK: 50 ft. corners, 50 ft. turns

DEGREE OF BANKING: Corners 20 degrees, straights 5 degrees

RETAINING WALL: Concrete retaining walls.� Brand new concrete wall poured in February of 2011.


TYPES OF RACING: Bombers, Open Wheel Modified,Stock Four, Pro Stock Four, Lightning Late Models, Renegades
RACING SCHEDULE: Every Saturday  in April through September with special events during the off season.

NO ALCOHOL SECTION: For those who prefer to sit in non-alcoholic surroundings, East Lincoln Speedway offers seating in a designated area of the grandstand.

SAFETY VEHICLES: One rescue vehicle, two wreckers and a fire safety vehicle

RACE DAY SECURITY: Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department



VIDEO TAPING: Allowed for personal use. Taping for commercial use or sale must be approved by speedway management.

PARKING: Gravel streets with grassy parking area. No charge.

NIGHT LIGHTING: Combination of quartz and incandescent; adequate for television.

RESTROOMS: Three conveniently located in pits and grandstand. Large, clean and well maintained.

CONCESSIONS: Two conveniently located in pits and grandstand serving hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, corn dogs, popcorn, soft drinks and a variety of other items. All food prepared in Lincoln County Health Department approved facilities. Friendly employees. Prices are comparable to area restaurants and fast food outlets.

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES: Weekly “Kid’s Meeting” with treats for all children present, Bicycle Races with trophies several times in the season.

COOLERS: Allowed in grandstand not to exceed 18″ in length. NO GLASS. Coolers subject to be inspected for glass when entering grandstand or for alcohol when entering pits.

ALCOHOL: Not sold on premises. Allowed in selected sections of grandstand. Please honor NO ALCOHOL SECTION. ALCOHOL NOT ALLOWED IN PITS.

TRACK MAILING ADDRESS: East Lincoln Speedway,  PO 460, Sherrills Ford, NC  28673

TRACK TELEPHONE: (704) 263-5347

POINT SYSTEM: Updated and posted weekly

COMMUNIITY INVOLVEMENT: East Lincoln Speedway is committed to being an upstanding and engaged member of the Lincoln County community. Requests for use of the speedway for charity or community events should be made to the owners.

ADVERTISING AND SPONSORSHIPS: Numerous opportunities exist for both race sponsorship and advertising signage at East Lincoln Speedway. For more information about our programs please contact Bob at bobd@elspeedway.com

GROUP RATES: For churches, companies, etc.; are also available for parties of 20 or more. Contact speedway for details.

APPAREL: Custom printed shirts and hats available.

FUEL:  Race Fuel is available at the track..

ADMISSION PRICES: Admission prices vary with type of program. Normal admission for regular races if $11.00 for adults; children, under 10 Free. Pits: $25.00

THE PROGRAM: A “regular” Saturday night program consists of over 200 laps of racing.

HANDICAPPED SPECTATORS: Special parking provided with easy access. Wheelchair fans are always admitted as guests of the speedway. Reserved area on first row atop grandstand for wheelchairs.

PRODUCTION FACILITIES: East Lincoln Speedway is a film and commercial friendly facility. We have a lengthy record of serving the film and commercial industry. Our facilities are easily adaptable to suit any and all requests. Onsite catering for such usage is available.

TRACK RENTAL: Please contact bobd@elspeedway.com for track rental information