Motorsports in West VirginiaNothing compares to an evening of racing under the stars in Almost Heaven. Whatever your sport, the Mountain State has a wide variety of motorsport activities. From dirt to asphalt, Almost Heaven is the perfect place to cheer on your favorite drivers.
West Virginia is home to a wide variety of motorsport offerings. Here, you can go off-roading on the trails, experience stock car racing or serve as a spectator for motorcross. Try your hand at ATV or UTV off-roading in southern West Virginia along the Hatfield-McCoy trails. Visit the Ohio Valley Speedway or Ona Speedway to see some premiere stock car racing. Or sit back, relax and enjoy the show at annual events like Monster Jam at the Charleston Civic Center.
West Virginia Motor Speedway, Mineral Wells, WV
Encompassing around 5/8 miles of West Virginia soil, this dirt, oval track is well known among experienced racers. Known as the ‘World’s Fastest Dirt Track’, racers reach speeds over 150 mph while viewers watch this incredible speed from a terraced hillside.
Right off I-77, near Microtel by Wyndham, the WV Motor Speedway is effortlessly easy to find and enjoyable for thrill seekers of all ages.
Ohio Valley Speedway, Parkersburg, WV
The Ohio Valley Speedway has played host to some of the nation’s best-known racers. Since opening in 1958, this lively Mountain State gem has continued to bring in racing legends and is in the top for short track excellence.
Today, the stalwart track maintains it’s aura of yesteryear and charm but with a more modern, 3/8 mile long, oval track constructed with clay.
Tyler County Speedway, Middlebourne, WV
Known as “America’s Baddest Bullring,” Tyler County Speedway is a 1/4 mile dirt tack. Opened in 1974 and located at the Tyler County Fair Grounds, it is host to many large races such as the Earl Hill Memorial, Hillbilly 100, King of the Ring, Jackpot 100, and more. Races are held every Saturday night from April-September.
Beckley Motorsports Park, Prosperity, WV
Hosting the fastest 3/8 mile clay track in the south, Beckley Motorsports Park is perfect for lovers of speed. Starting in April, races and events will be held on Friday’s and Saturday’s.
I-77 Speedway, Fairplain, WV
Located in Fairplain, West Virginia, the I-77 Speedway is a 3/8 mile dirt track. Since opening in 1967, it has held several annual events such as the Eddie Clendenin Memorial, UBB Miners Memorial, and more. I-77 Speedway opens their track for races and events from March to November.
Elkins Raceway, Kerns, WV
The Elkins Raceway is a 3/8 mile dirt track located in Kerns, West Virginia. Featuring Jenkins Ford Super Late models, Budweiser FASTRAK Crate Late Models, and more every Friday night from April to October.
Kanawha Valley Drag Park, Winfield, WV
West Virginia’s ⅛ mile paved drag strip is unlike any other racing terrain in the area. Known as the place to be for gearheads, teenage boys and shade-tree mechanics, this lively strip is a hot spot for any newbie racer.
The Kanawha Valley Drag Park cemented its mark on history with the West Virginia Drag Racers Hall of Fame being built nearby in 2017.
Summit Point Raceway, Summit Point, WV
The Summit Point Raceway has taken “Friday night lights” to a new level with 3 paved-road racetracks. Only two hours west from Washington, D.C., this rip-roaring track is perfect for any city lover wanting to dip their boots in the racing world.
Offering driver training sessions and informative racing programs, there is truly something here for everyone.
Jet Mountain-X & Camping, Roane County, WV
Ride and camp at this new hybrid (mountain, mx, scramble) track. Jet Mountain-X & Camping offers beautiful and private surroundings with views. Extremely challenging, new style, MOUNTAIN-X course.
This track doesn’t only provide the location but live music such as bluegrass, country and rock shows. Not to mention the BBQ’s and bon-fires. Just an all around great time.
Tomahawk MX Park, Hedgesville, WV
Tomahawk MX Park provides 3 tracks and 8 miles of Hare Scrambles for our customers on 110 acres in Hedgesville, WV. The facility offers a main motocross course, supercross track, beginners course, quad track, and 8 miles of wood trails. There is something for all skill levels.
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