World of Outlaws at Williams Grove Speedway
Williams Grove Speedway is known far and wide as a hotbed for some of the most competitive 410 sprint car racing in the world. There is no better competition than when the local Pennsylvania Posse takes on the traveling World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series in Posse country.
The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is the premier winged sprint car series in the world, featuring world class drivers. Beginning in 1978, the World of Outlaws tour invades racetracks and thrills fans in 23 different states while sanctioning events at some of the most famous dirt racing facilities in the world.
General admission tickets are $30-$35, students ages 13-20 get in for $15-$20, and as always, children 12 and under get in FREE. Tickets may be purchased in advance.
Not only will you see the best of the best wheel it around the banked half-mile, you'll also see a fireworks display as well. Racing will begin at 7:30 each night. Don't miss your chance to see the Greatest Show on Dirt!
While you're in town for the exciting Summer Nationals include these other revved up attractions in your stay.
- Eastern Museum of Motor Racing - unique displays of legendary race memorabilia.
- Doublin Gap Motorcross - AMA sanctioned track that has been hosting motocross racing for nearly 20 years.
- South Mountain Raceway - car enthusiasts have been running their vehicles on this 1/8th mile drag strip for over 40 years.
Williams Grove Speedway is fun for the entire family and an affordable entertainment option for a summer night. If you're bringing the whole crew schedule time for more family fun in Cumberland Valley. Find specific trip ideas for families or check out a few of our recommendations below.
- Carlisle Sports Emporium - go kart racing, mini golf, rock climbing, arcade games and laser tag
- Army Heritage Trail - located at the U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center in Carlisle, this one-mile loop showcases each era of the U.S. Army, with full-size exhibits and artifacts
- Hersheypark - just 30 minutes away you can visit the internationally known "Happiest Place on Earth"
Dining & Nightlife
When you're ready to unwind grab a meal and a cold one at the collection of eclectic restaurants spread throughout the Valley.
- T.J. Rockwells - find American classics and craft beer at this hotspot is located so close to Williams Grove Speedway you can hear the race from the outdoor patio
- Dining in Carlisle - head to nearby Carlisle for tastes from around the world including Moroccan, Belgian, Japanese, English and more
- Waterfront Dining - visit the three waterfront restaurants in Wormleysburg for great food and views of the sparkling Susquehanna River and Harrisburg skyline
- Breweries & Brew Pubs - the Valley's emerging breweries and collection of brew pubs are a great spot to try new craft beers or find old favorites
Stay the Night
With all these great things to see and do in Cumberland Valley, you'll want to stay the whole weekend. Compare rates and book online.
Carlisle Pennsylvania, and the surrounding Cumberland Valley, are easily accessible with connections via Interstate-81, I-76, I-83 and US 11/15. Our convenient location, just two hours west of Philadelphia and two hours north of Baltimore and Washington D.C., makes getting here a breeze. We are also surrounded by popular destinations like Hershey, Harrisburg, Lancaster, York and Gettysburg and 30 minutes from the Harrisburg International Airport and Amtrak Station.