2022 News

(RACE RECAP) September 17th, 2022 Eve Of Destruction

September 17, 2022- Elko, MN By Jason D Searcy The 2022 race season is ramping down but the action on the track is only increasing during the penultimate Eve of Destruction at Elko Speedway. The NASCAR sanctioned Late Models raced two 25 lap features on Saturday night. The first race was won by former ELKO two-time Thunder Car Champion #37 Bryce Blohm from Prior Lake (MN), Blohm took the lead on the opening lap and […]

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(RACE RECAP) September 10th, 2022 Eve Of Destruction

September 10, 2022 – Elko, MN By Jason D Searcy The Elko Speedway recognized Hero’s including local FireFighters, Law Enforcement and military, celebrated current racers with a Sportsmanship award and memorialized local legends with special races on Saturday night. Two NASCAR sanctioned Late Model features were raced on Saturday night including a 40 lap event in memory of a former ELKO 2-time Champion who died in 1994, Dwain Behrens. The race was won by Jacob […]

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(RACE RECAP) September 3rd, 2022 Eve Of Destruction

September 3, 2022 – Elko, MN By Jason D Searcy Another huge crowd was in attendance for a Labor Day weekend Eve of Destruction at Elko Speedway. The NASCAR sanctioned Late Models raced two 25 lap feature events on Saturday night. The first race was won by former Thunder Car Champion #32 Jeremy Wolff from Chaska (MN), he started third row outside, worked his way up to the front and took the lead on lap […]

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(RACE RECAP) August 20th, 2022 Eve Of Destruction

August 20, 2022 – Elko, MN By Jason D Searcy Kids showed up in force for the annual School Pride night at Elko Speedway on Saturday night and enjoyed a full night of entertainment during Eve of Destruction. Just before the opening ceremonies Schmitty and Sons Transportation gave well over 20 busloads of kids a ride around the 3/8th mile high banks at ELKO. During intermission Elko Speedway drivers and their sponsors gave away dozens […]

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(RACE RECAP) August 13th, 2022 Eve Of Destruction

August 13, 2022- Elko, MN By Jason D Searcy Fans at Elko Speedway have been blessed with good weather so far in 2022, the clouds rolled in and temperatures were mild Saturday night but the action on the track was hot for Eve of Destruction. The NASCAR sanctioned Late Model division raced two 25 lap feature events, the first race was won by #8 Billy Mohn from New Market (MN). Mohn started the race in […]

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(RACE RECAP) July 30th, 2022 Eve Of Destruction

July 30, 2022 – Elko, MN By Jason D Searcy July went out with a bang with an action packed Eve of Destruction at Elko Speedway. The NASCAR sanctioned Late Model division sponsored by The Car Lot of New Prague (MN) had two 25 lap feature events on Saturday night. The first Late Model feature was won by #6 Owin Giles of New Market (MN), Giles started the race in the 3rd row and worked […]

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(RACE RECAP) July 16th, 2022 Eve Of Destruction

July 16, 2022 – Elko, MN By Jason D Searcy The summer is heating up and so is the racing at Elko Speedway during Eve of Destruction. After a long layoff from racing at ELKO, former Big 8 division Champion #19 Jake Ryan from Elko (MN) is now back in the groove in 2022, he won his second NASCAR sanctioned Late Model feature event sponsored by the Car Lot of New Prague (MN) on Saturday […]

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(RACE RECAP) July 2nd, 2022 Eve Of Destruction

By Jason D Searcy July 2, 2022- Elko, MN Elko Speedway fans packed the stands during the Independence Day Holiday weekend at Elko Speedway for Eve of Destruction. The NASCAR sanctioned Late Model division sponsored by The Car Lot of New Prague (MN) raced two exciting 25 lap feature events. The first race had Steve Anderson Jr #50 from Lakeville (MN) winning his first career feature event at Elko Speedway. Anderson is the son of […]

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(RACE RECAP) June 25th, 2022 ARCA Race Night

June 25, 2022- Elko, MN By Jason D Searcy The annual NASCAR ARCA Menards series race has become a great tradition, a time for the true race fans to spend a full day at the track enjoying practice, qualifying and some of the best NASCAR racing to be found in all the Nation all here on the 3/8th mile Elko Speedway, the smallest track on the historic ARCA circuit. Elko is the shortest track in […]

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(RACE RECAP) June 18th, 2022 Eve Of Destruction

June 18th, 2022 – Elko, MN By Jason D Searcy June 18, 2022 – Elko, MN A large and enthusiastic crowd was in attendance for a fathers day weekend Eve of Destruction at Elko Speedway. Jake Ryan #19 from Elko (MN) won the first of two 25 lap main events in the NASCAR sanctioned Late Model division sponsored by The Car Lot in New Prague (MN). Jake Ryan, son of ELKO Hall of Fame driver […]

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(RACE RECAP) May 28th, 2022 Season Opener

May 28, 2022 – Elko, MN By Jason D Searcy The Memorial day weekend Eve of Destruction marked the 57th season opener at Elko Speedway with a huge crowd and nearly perfect weather. NASCAR weekly racing coordinator Emma House was in attendance and the opening ceremonies were highlighted by the Apple Valley VFW Color Guard. The NASCAR Late Models presented by the Car Lot of New Prague (MN) had 21 cars and had two 25 […]

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