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February 19, 2018 - Rice Lake Speedway Racers Gather To Conclude 2017 Season
Rice Lake WI, Feb. 17 – Approximately two hundred race drivers, track officials, race crews, families and fans gathered Saturday night, February 17th as Adams-Hansen Inc, the owners of the Rice Lake Speedway, held their annual Awards Banquet at the Rice Lake Elks Club.

The top ten drivers in points in each of the track's five divisions, along with the Rookie of the Year in each class were honored with plaques and trophies along with a couple of special awards that were also handed out. <<MORE>>

February 4, 2018 - Rice Lake Speedway Racers Set to Party
Rice Lake WI – Adams-Hansen Inc., the owners of the Rice Lake Speedway, have set the date for the 2017 awards banquet for Saturday night, February 17th.

To be held at the Rice Lake Elks Club, the banquet will honor the top ten in track points for all five divisions of cars that race at the Rice Lake Speedway. Also to be honored will be the top rookie in each division as well as a couple of special awards that are annually given out. Special awards will go out to the five track champions; Dustin Doughty of Oakdale MN in the Pure Stocks, Hunter VanGilder of Rice Lake in the Street Stocks, Shane Halopka of Greenwood in the Midwest Mods, Eric Olson of Ladysmith in the Super Stocks and Kevin Adams of Cameron in the Modifieds. It is also expected that a preliminary schedule for the 2018 racing season at the Rice Lake Speedway will be discussed.

Tickets are twenty five dollars per person and cover the meal along with beer and pop. The cut off date to return invitations is February 10th and reservations can be mailed to Box 303, Cameron WI 54822. The social hour begins at 6 pm with dinner at 7 pm and the awards ceremony and door prize drawings to be held following the meal.

The Elks Club is located one block East of North Main Street at 36 East Eau Claire Street in Rice Lake.

Any questions should be directed to Dave Adams at 715-205-2861 or Mitch Hansen at 715-205-1122.

September 3, 2017 - Anderson Brothers Top Rice Lake Speedway Winner
1Rice Lake WI, Sept. 3 – Colfax racing brothers Mike and Travis Anderson both earned trips to victory lane as the Rice Lake Speedway concluded its sixty sixth year of consecutive racing action on Sunday night. The holiday race was run after the first half of the weekend doubleheader was rained out on Saturday by severe storms. Joining the Anderson brothers in victory lane were Andrew Hanson, Jeff Brauer and Eric Olson.<<MORE>>

September 2, 2017 - Rice Lake Speedway Special Part One; Stormed Out
Rice Lake WI, Sept 2 – After over night rains on Friday and early Saturday morning forced a long day of track preparation for the Rice Lake Speedway track crew, a mid afternoon thunderstorm took car of any chances that racing would take place for night one of the Labor Day weekend doubleheader at the Rice Lake Speedway.

Just before 3 pm, a severe warned storm that popped up suddenly on the radar delivered wind, hail and lots of rain, making it impossible to salvage the track for racing on Saturday night.

Weather permitting, the 2017 racing season at the Rice Lake Speedway will conclude on Sunday night, Sept. 3 with a full program in all five classes that routinely race at the track. Extra money will be on the line for all classes in the season concluding program with racing beginning at 6 pm.

August 26, 2017 - Rice Lake Speedway Wet; 2017 Season Finale Scheduled
Rice Lake WI, August 27 – The races Saturday night at the Rice Lake Speedway were canceled early in the day by a soaking rain that left no chance of racing taking place anytime soon. The regular season finale will not be made up.

The focus now swings to this coming weekend when the Rice Lake Speedway will wrap up the 2017 racing season with their annual Labor Day weekend doubleheader.<<MORE>>

April 11, 2017 - Rice Lake Speedway Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Class
Rice Lake WI – The Hall of Fame Committee of the Rice Lake Speedway recently met to consider candidates and conduct the voting for the 2017 Rice Lake Speedway Hall of Fame class. They will join the forty four members that are currently in the Hall of Fame.

Selection was done in two categories for the Hall. Three drivers and three Friends of the Speedway were selected for induction this coming Summer. Selected in the driver category were Jim Rude, Paul Harelstad and the late Duane Mahder. The Friends of the Speedway group will add Joe Lapcinski, Terry Folz and Clayton Hargrave.

The induction ceremony will take place on Saturday night, August 12th during intermission of the race program on that night. Earlier in the evening, track owners Dave Adams and Mitch Hansen will host a reception at the track for the new inductees along with the existing members of the Hall.

For more information on the Rice Lake Speedway Hall of Fame, visit the speedway website at, click on the Hall of Fame icon and read biographies on all the members of the Hall of Fame.

April 7, 2017 - Rice Lake Speedway Set To Begin 2017 Racing Season
Rice Lake WI – In September of 1952, the first sounds of racing engines were heard to roar in the former gravel pit on the North side of Rice Lake Wisconsin. Fortunately, while many things have changed since then, some traditions remain.<<MORE>>

March 29, 2017 - Rice Lake Speedway Car Show This Weekend
Rice Lake WI – The annual preseason car show for racers at the Rice Lake Speedway will be held this weekend at Rice Lake's Cedar Mall. The cars will be entered into the Mall at 6 pm on Thursday, March 30 and will remain in the Mall through Mall hours on Sunday, April 2nd.<<MORE>>

January 29, 2017 - Rice Lake Speedway Racers Gather
1 Rice Lake WI, January 28 – The 2016 racing season was officially concluded Saturday night, January 28th when racers, crews, fans, sponsors and track employees all gathered for the annual Rice Lake Speedway banquet, hosted by track owners Adams-Hansen Inc. A full house gathered at the Rice Lake Elks Club for the banquet meal that was followed by the awards presentation, door prizes and dancing.<<MORE>>

January 5, 2017 - 2016 Awards Banquet Announced for Rice Lake Speedway
1Rice Lake Speedway has announced that the 2016 awards banquet will be held at the Elks Club in Rice Lake on January 28th, 2017. Please fill out this RSVP form, cut off and mail with payment by January 26th, 2017. Checks are payable to ADAMS-HANSEN INC. Click here to download .pdf form.

September 4, 2016 - Olson Repeats; Two Last Lap Winners at Rice Lake Speedway Finale
1Rice Lake WI, Sept. 5 – The holiday racing doubleheader was completed Sunday night at the Rice Lake Speedway and among the evening highlights were a weekend sweep accomplished by Eric Olson in the Street Stocks, two last corner passes for feature wins and another driver winning his first ever feature at Rice Lake while accomplishing the biggest upset of the night.<<MORE>>

September 3, 2016 - Season Champions Finally Crowned at Rice Lake Speedway
1Rice Lake WI, Sept. 3 – It took three attempts due to weather issues, but the Rice Lake Speedway was finally able to crown their Season Champions Saturday night with championship events held in all five divisions. With a season high one hundred and twenty three racers from three states and Canada on hand to compete, feature winners included Austin Workman, Eric Olson, Ryan Viltz, Curt Myers and Ashley Anderson. Only one of the five point champions at the track was able to double up as the Season Champion and that was Viltz, while Workman shocked the Pure Stock racers by winning not only his first feature race of the season but his first ever.<<MORE>>

July 12, 2016 - Rice Lake Speedway Schedule Change Announced
Rice Lake Speedway has made an announcement about an upcoming schedule change for their 2016 racing season at the Rice Lake Speedway.

With the One Main Challenge Series WISSOTA Late Model special scheduled at the track for Saturday, July 30th and then followed up with the Street Stock “Little Dream” race just three days later on Tuesday, August 2nd, the Speedway has decided to take the night off on Saturday, August 6th.

This was originally scheduled to be a full night of racing for the five divisions that regularly race at the track weekly plus bike races. The bike races will be rescheduled to a date yet to be determined.

The schedule now shows a regular five division program of racing on Saturday, July 16th. The following Saturday, July 23rd, the speedway will not be racing due to the Barron County Fair. Racing returns on Saturday, July 30th with a full program in all five divisions plus the return of the Late Models for the Challenge Series race. Tuesday, August 2nd is the date for the annual Street Stock “Little Dream” race plus Modifieds. The track will now take off on August 6th and return to racing on August 13th for a full program plus Hall of Fame night.

April 13, 2016 - 2016 Hall of Fame Nominees Selected for Rice Lake Speedway
1Rice Lake WI – The Rice Lake Speedway Hall of Fame committee recently met and selected their nominees to join the Rice Lake Speedway Hall of Fame. The 2016 group with be the sixth group of inductees elected to join the Hall. As in previous years, voting was conducted in two categories. One group will consist of drivers and the second group will consist of Friends of the Speedway which includes such people as car owners, sponsors, former Board Members and supporters of the Rice Lake Speedway along with race fans, race mechanics and employees of the track.

Six new members will make up the class of 2016. Selected as the three drivers of this year's class are Rick Ellis, Don(Doc) Cimfl and Dave Erickson. The three Friends of the Speedway include Troy Newman, Ralph Sirek and the late George Cook.

The actual induction ceremony will take place on Saturday night, August 13th during the intermission of that night's racing program. The six new members of the Hall will be feted in a pre race social hosted by track co-owners Dave Adams and Mitch Hansen at which the thirty eight members already elected to the Hall will also be invited to socialize with the new inductees.

Anyone with questions about the Rice Lake Speedway and its Hall of Fame should access the speedway's new website at where biographies of all the members are posted.

April 11, 2016 - Attention Rice Lake Speedway Pure Stock Drive
Rice Lake is allowing weights to be added any where inside the trunk area but weights must be secured to a frame rail. Our current rule states weights need to be secured directly over the axel in between shock mounts. This is only for Rice Lake Speedway and not for Eagle Valley Speedway or Red Cedar Speedway. Reminder weights need to be painted white and have your current car number clearly visible on each weight.

March 12, 2016 - Rice Lake Speedway Sets 2016 Racing Schedule
1 Pending any last minute adjustments, Adams-Hansen Inc. have released the racing schedule for the Rice Lake Speedway for the 2016 racing season. A twenty two race night schedule has been planned for the speedway with nineteen Saturday night shows, two Tuesday shows and a lone Sunday night program to conclude the racing season.

Variety will mark the schedule for 2016 as along with the regular five class program which includes WISSOTA sanctioned Modifieds, Super Stocks, Midwest Modifieds and Street Stocks along with the Rice Lake Pure Stocks, the Sprint Cars will make two appearances at the track and the Late Models return for a highly anticipated program also.

The first activity of the 2016 season comes with the annual car show to be once again held at Rice Lake's Cedar Mall. The cars will enter the mall on Thursday, March 31st and will be removed from the mall at the conclusion of business on Sunday, April 3. A large number of drivers are expected to show their new or refurbished race cars and with a considerable number of drivers switching classes for 2016, drivers are more than anxious to show off their new rides. <<MORE>>

March 11, 2016 - Rice Lake Speedway Launches New Website; Prepares for 64th Season
A brand-new website has been launched for Rice Lake Speedway at as Northern Wisconsin's longest-running track prepares for 2016.

Please mark your calendar's that a car show will be held on April 1st - 3rd at Rice Lake's Cedar Mall. On Tuesday, April 12th and Wednesday, April 13th a pair of practice nights will be held from (6 p.m. - 9 p.m.).

The lid lifts on the 2016 season on Saturday, April 16th with a program featuring WISSOTA Modified, WISSOTA Super Stock, WISSOTA Midwest Modified, WISSOTA Street Stock & RLS Pure Stock. The program will mark the 64th consecutive season opener for the 1/3 mile oval.

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