Thrilling Speedways and Motorsports
Imagine the thunderous roar of engines, the jubilant cheering of crowds, and the thrill of watching speed racers zoom around the track in an intense wheel-to-wheel competition. It can only mean one thing: motor racing. Experience the excitement of the speedway when you visit one of the many racetracks in New Jersey.
New Egypt Speedway in New Egypt has been a long-time player in the car racing scene. Since 1946, fans have flocked to this local speedway, packing the bleachers to cheer on local racing legends vying for that first-place spot. Every Saturday night from April to October, come watch nearly 150 race cars rocket around the tight, 7/16-mile clay track.
In Wall Township, take your place among the crowds to watch modified, factory stocks, 4-cylinders, and more as they race around Wall Stadium Speedway’s 1/3-mile paved oval racetrack every Saturday night from April to October. On Sundays, admission to the grandstands is free, as the racetrack features a special racing series for 8-year-old to adult racers as they speed along the track in karts and microstocks.
See why Bridgeport Speedway in Swedesboro is named “The Fastest Dirt Track in the East” when you attend one of the thrilling races held March through November. With a 1/4-mile track built within the larger 5/8-mile track, this dirt speedway can host even more races for fans to cheer for; the roomy corners mean cars can reach average speeds that surpass 100 miles per hour.
A popular spot for drag racing, swap meets, and car shows, Atco Dragway in Atco is one of the busiest tracks in the country, featuring hundreds of events every year from March to December. Get a thrill as you watch drag cars speed around the 1/4-mile drag strip, which is sanctioned by the National Hot Rod Association. This raceway has also featured unexpected and awe-inspiring displays of super-fast vehicles, such as jet-powered semi-trucks that fly around the track.
At Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, spectators can delight in all-things high-speed, from drag racing and monster trucks to Motocross and kart racing. From late February through late November, bring the whole family for action packed events they’ll never forget.
Millville's New Jersey Motorsports Park boasts 700 acres of speedway action, home to two road courses (Thunderbolt and Lightning), a motorsports country club (The Drivers Club), the Yamaha Champions Riding School for motorcycle training, and the Bertil Roos Racing School for professional race training. Want to get a feel for being behind the wheel? Stop by the onsite Tempest Raceway Complex to speed along the track in a go-kart. The park grounds also feature the Battlegrounds Paintball Park for added fun and excitement.