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September 26, 2021 - 2021 Red Cedar Speedway Season Now Complete
The 2021 season is no completed at Red Cedar Speedway. Thanks so much to everyone, who supported us this year. Check back often as we release details on the 2021 season.

September 23, 2021 - Red Cedar Speedway Hosts Punky Manor Challenge of Champions on Thursday- Saturday, September 23-25
Red Cedar Speedway hosts the 41st Annual Punky Manor Challenge of Champions
Presented by Bill's Distributing, Tim's Automotive Machine, Mars Race Cars & Prochnow Family Farms on Thursday - Saturday, September 23-25.

•Vaccinated GRANDSTAND Attendance UNLIMITED
•Unvaccinated Attendance LIMITED
Grandstands tickets will be sold this way during the Punky Manor!
1. A Red Cedar Speedway Official will greet you upon arrival at the ticket booth. You will be asked whether you are vaccinated or not. (Please don’t take offense to this as we are required by Dunn County to do so.)
2. Red Cedar Speedway will rely on the honor system only. We will not ask for proof of vaccination (e.g valid vaccination card)
3. If you don’t wish to tell the official if you are vaccinated or not Red Cedar Speedway will include you in the limited capacity category.
4. Our pit area has NO LIMIT on competitors or crew members.
5. Red Cedar Speedway encourages fans, competitors and crew to practice social distancing
6. If you feel unsafe during your attendance please notify a Red Cedar Speedway official and your money will be refunded.
If you have absolutely any questions about this Red Cedar Speedway encourages you to reach out to any board member listed at the link below.

Thursday, September 23
Open Practice 6:00-9:00pm

Friday, September 24
Heat Races for Wissota Late Models, Modifieds, Super Stocks, Midwest Mods, and Street Stocks

Saturday, September 25
B-Mains and A-Mains for Wissota Late Models, Modifieds, Super Stocks, Midwest Mods, and Street Stocks

April 8, 2021 - Red Cedar Speedway 2021 Standard Operating Procedures
Your Friday Night Racetrack is back! 
The following information is intended to inform our race fans, race teams, event sponsors, employees and volunteers, on how the RCS will operate for the 2021 race season while still dealing with the ongoing COVID pandemic.  The Red Cedar Racing Association (RCRA) will be following general guidelines as agreed upon between the RCRA and Dunn County Government officials.  On March 17, 2021, the Dunn County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt the agreed upon Standard of Operating Procedures and allow the RCRA to operate RCS for the 2021 Race Season.

Please Click Here to Read Full Details

January 26, 2021 - Red Cedar Speedway Releases 2021 Schedule
Red Cedar Speedway has released their 2021 Schedule. Click Here to view it.

August 1, 2020 - Red Cedar Speedway 2021 Season Update
Good Morning Red Cedar Speedway Fans, Sponsors, Race Teams, and Supporters,

As promised, we would like to update everyone on some of our plans starting in 2021 race season and inform you oninformation as it relates to 2020.

On Wednesday July 29, the Dunn County board of Supervisors (29 members) voted “in favor of” the following amendments to the current contract between Dunn County and the Red Cedar Racing Association (RCS).

First off, the board is exploring having a Fall festival/gathering/party to have an awards ceremony for our 2019 class winners and top 5. We are working on a date and location and will post as soon as that is all set.

Second, the car show is scheduled for Friday and Saturday March 26 and 27, 2021. Opening night is Friday April 9, 2021. Expect a full summer of Friday night Wissota racing action. We have worked hard with Wissota officials to keep our Friday night Wissota sanctioning beginning in the 2021 season. Because we were closed in 2020 due to the virus we have “documentation” in hand from Wissota that we “are the Friday night” Wissota sanctioned track beginning in 2021 and that the historical Punky will return to is regular invitational schedule status in 2021. <Read More>

July 8, 2020 - Red Cedar Speedway to Remain Closed for 2020 Season
Red Cedar Speedway was informed Wednesday by Dunn County Government officials that the remainder of the 2020 race season at RCS will remain closed due to Coronavirus concerns.

On August 1 we will announce plans for 2021 and update everyone on our “Newly Revised” contract between the RCRA and Dunn County officials as it pertains to the lease agreement for the future. At this time negotiations are ongoing between the groups.

What we can announce is that racing is returning to RCS with Friday night Wissota sanctioning in 2021!

June 18, 2020 - Dunn County Supervisory Board Votes; Speedway Remains Closed
Tonight the Dunn County Supervisory Board voted to keep the Red Cedar Speedway closed for the 2020 season due to the affects of COVID-19. Our hope and goal was that we would be able to open starting June 19 for the remainder of our 2020 schedule. Due to the fear of COVID-19, the decision was made to not allow us to race even under very restrictive guidelines offered by the RCRA.

This news is very disappointing, frustrating, sad and unsettling as we put many hours in to come up with a plan to be able to join the many area tracks in offering racing to our teams, fans, sponsors and businesses that support us. We are lucky to have great fans, loyal race teams, awesome sponsors and the support businesses give us each year for the past 47 years.

We plan to “appeal” and try to work out a different plan to try to race yet this season. We promise to fight to salvage some sort of a season. Because of the loyalty to RCS no matter the result of 2020 as it relates to racing at the RCS we will be back in 2021 if that is the end result.

Wissota has assured us that if we don’t get to open in 2020 that in 2021 we will be awarded our Friday night Wissota sanctioning and that the historic Punky Manor will be restored to its yearly scheduled date during invitational season.

On behalf of the RCRA we want to sincerely thank all of you who took the time to “get our voice heard”, it was loud and very helpful. We will keep you posted on any upcoming progress as it relates to this season as well as upcoming scheduled events related to 2021. Stay proud, stay strong, stay safe and good luck racing the rest of the season.

June 4, 2020 - Race Fans, Red Cedar Speedway NEEDS YOUR HELP
If you want to race/attend races in Menomonie this year, we need YOU to reach out to Dunn County officials. Please express how important the speedway and local racing is to you and/or your family, friends, business, etc. and how you’ll be able to follow safe guidelines and social distancing at the track.

On June 9th, RCS will meet with the Dunn County Facility Board to discuss opening the speedway. If in favor, it will go to the Dunn County Executive Board that meets on June 10th. If in favor from that board, on June 17th the Dunn County Board of Supervisors (all 29 Districts) will meet and make a decision. The time is now to get our voice heard by our county officials, that will ultimately make a final decision to allow us to race in 2020.

Please remember to be respectful when reaching out to these individuals. Red Cedar Speedway and Dunn County officials work together to negotiate contracts between Dunn County and our speedway.
By creating a dialogue between the racing community and county officials we can show our compassion and express the critical role our business plays in the health of the local economy. <Read More>

May 29, 2020 - Red Cedar Speedway Public Announcement
Greetings friends and supporters of Red Cedar Speedway,

On June 9th the Red Cedar Racing Association (RCRA) and Dunn County Officials will meet to re-visit the status of opening the speedway. The time is now to get our voice heard by our county officials, that will ultimately make the decision to allow us to open Red Cedar Speedway (RCS).

The RCRA, fans, sponsors and competitors have always acted with dignity and respect to all entities within our community. Our goal has been and will continue to be, a valued asset of our community. <Read More>

May 20, 2020 - Red Cedar Speedway to Remain Closed Through June 15
Members of the Red Cedar Race Association along with Dunn County Administration met early this week in reference to kicking off our 2020 race season in a safe and healthy manner.

RCRA presented many options on how we felt we could safely get started. Though many strong options were presented much concern was still raised by administration in regards to large crowds at a venue during this time, with the threat of COVID-19 still around.

With that Dunn County officials feel its best to hold off on starting up our 2020 season at this time. All scheduled events from now until June 15th have been canceled.

Dunn County Administration and the RCRA will meet again on June 15th after more time has past and more data is collected, to discuss how we can safely start our 2020 season.
Stay Safe everyone! We miss you and hope to see you soon! Have a great Memorial Day Weekend!

April 27, 2020 - Red Cedar Speedway Season Update
Currently the Dunn County Rec Park and the Red Cedar Speedway remain closed. Our Association is working to open as soon as possible.

When we have an official date of the 2020 season opener, we will update our Facebook page and the website.

We appreciate everyone's support during this difficult time!

March 23, 2020 - Season Opener Postponed to April 17
The Red Cedar Racing Association (RCRA) would like to update our racers, fans, supporters and employees, that due to the COVID-19 virus, the restrictions of crowd gathering, and the mandate of closed facilities that we are cancelling our scheduled opener date of Friday April 10.

At this time we are not allowed on the speedway grounds until at least April 6th, leaving very little prep time getting all facility operations ready and as community partners, we want to do our part to keep everyone safe.

As we move forward, we will be in constant communication with our landlords and follow all mandated announcements concerning when we can logistically begin our 2020 racing season.

As of now, April 17th will be our new opener date for the 2020 Season Opener Randy Buss Icebreaker Classic. Stay tuned for further news concerning the RCS and please be cautious and stay healthy.

January 10, 2020 - Red Cedar Speedway Releases 2020 Schedule
Red Cedar Speedway has released their 2020 Schedule. Click Here to view it.

October 26, 2019 - Red Cedar Racing Association Annual Meeting Recap
Thanks to everyone that attended the annual meeting on Saturday. We would like to welcome the 2020 Red Cedar Racing Association Board:

President - Mark Thomas
Vice President - John Johnson
Treasurer - Amy Buss Peterson
Secretary - Amanda Spinner

Two-Year Term Board Members:
Dustin Doughty (2019-2020)
Brent Creaser (2019-2020)
Tony Falkner (2020-2021)
Jimmy Mars (2020-2021)

One-Year Term Board Members (2020):
Jeremy Dahl
Brad York

Class Representatives:

Late Models - Chad Bock
Modifieds - Josh Hessler
Super Stocks - Jim Harris
Midwest Modifieds - Josh Wahlstrom
Street Stocks - Leslie Jackson
Hornets - Jason Holte

**2020 Race Season Announcement**

The RCRA board has voted to discontinue the weekly running of the Pure Stock class at Red Cedar Speedway. At the October 7, 2019 RCRA board meeting, a motion was voted on to “discontinue offering the Pure Stock class part of the regular weekly race program.”

On behalf of the RCRA, we thank all of the dedicated weekly drivers that choose to spend their Friday nights at Red Cedar Speedway and we are hopeful that most, if not all, of the Pure Stock drivers will continue to race at Red Cedar Speedway by means of moving into a different weekly division.

The last three years, the Pure Stock division has had the lowest car count at our track. We tried to increase the number of Pure Stocks by sanctioning them with Wissota in 2017, however car counts continued to decline. This past season we averaged 7 Pure Stocks for our weekly shows.

By making this announcement early on in the off-season, we aspire it will allow Pure Stock race teams to evaluate their choices for their 2020 race program, and we hope that means racing at Red Cedar Speedway.

The RCRA board is constantly evaluating how to more efficiently move our weekly programs along to make the most out of Friday nights for drivers and fans. We hope that by running 6 weekly classes versus 7, that we will be able to; get all nightly features in before curfew, have no need to cut laps due to time restraints, be able to prep track surface if needed and ultimately get the show done in a timely manner so families and fans can come visit in the pits after the races, all the while getting home at a decent time.

Again, the RCRA board would like to thank all the Pure Stock drivers, families, race teams, fans and sponsors, for racing with us at the Red Cedar Speedway throughout the previous years and we hope that you will continue to attend events here in the future. Thank you for understanding.

September 22, 2019 - Red Cedar Speedway Thanks the Fans & Racers
On behalf of Red Cedar Speedway we want to extend a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who made the 40th Annual Punky Manor Challenge of Champions possible. We have some of the best fans in all of dirt track racing, as well as loyal racers and crews, not too mention all of the businesses and individuals that sponsor and/or donate in some way/shape/form. Our track prep crew did a phenomenal job, all our concession works, volunteers, office, ticket, gate and booth personnel, tow trucks, corner and flagmen, photographers, the list goes on and on. We appreciate each and everyone one of you! Thanks again and we hope everyone enjoys the rest of invitational season - see you in 2020!

February 12, 2019 - Red Cedar Speedway Releases 2019 Schedule
Red Cedar Speedway has released their 2019 Schedule. Click Here to view it.

January 28, 2019 - Red Cedar Speedway Honored by Menomoine Area Chamber
We are so honored the Menomonie Area Chamber has chose to honor Red Cedar Speedway with the Friend of Tourism award. We love being part of the Menomonie Community and bringing Race Fans from across the country to our wonderful community so they can experience this awesome place we call home. Congratulations to all Award Winners!!!

If you would like to attend the banquet to support the chamber please Click Here to register.

2021 Season Complete
Thank You For Your Support!
See Everyone in 2021!!