The closest NASCAR Sprint Cup Series track is more than 400 miles away, the Chicagoland Speedway, but there’s plenty of racing excitement to be had at one small Minnesota town.
Elko Speedway is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The track has attracted racing legends like Jeff Gordon in years past. There will be dueling monster trucks, school bus racing, bull rides and a petting zoo for kids Saturday night at the “Eve of Destruction.”
It is the last weekend in July, so go make the most of it — with WCCO’s help, of course! Saturday night at Elko Speedway is the Eve of Destruction! There will be dueling Monster Trucks, School Bus Racing, Bull Rides and a petting zoo for kids.
Frank Kimmel moved within of victory of tying Iggy Katona’s ARCA Racing Series record Saturday, winning the Akona 250 at Elko Speedway for his 78th win. The 51-year-old Kimmel led the last 50 laps en route to his second victory of the season. “Feels great,” Kimmel said. “I love this place.” Tom Hessert was second, followed by Jonathan Eilen, Justin Boston and Ken Schrader.