Coles County Speedway

Welcome to Coles County Speedway!

Coles County Speedway is the oldest micro midget race track in the United States. Founded in 1956, this track has been offering great entertainment and family fun every Saturday night at a great price! Our season runs from May through the end of September, hot-laps starting at 6:30 with racing to follow.

We feature great racing with Modified Midgets (Jr. Sprints, Restrictor, Non-Wing and Multi Classes)!


Saturday August 12th - OPEN

We will be OPEN Saturday, August 12th.

Saturday August 5th - Closed

We will be closed Saturday, August 5th.

Saturday July 29th - Fan Appreciation Night

To say thank you to our fans grandstand prices will be $2.50 for members, kids 7-12 and senior citizens. $5.00 for non members.

Saturday July 22nd

Due to the heat, will will be starting an hour later.

Entry Fees

6 and under: Free
7-12: $5.00 per person
13-62: $10.00 per person
63 and up: $5.00 each

May 20th Races rescheduled to May 27th

Because we were rained out May 20th, we WILL be racing May 27th.

Armed Forces Day Rescheduled

Armed Forces Day has been rescheduled to June 3rd. See more details here.

Summer Nationals July 8th

View the flyer here to see details and payout.

Work Days

Work days are as follows:

  • February 25th at 8 am
  • February 26th at Noon
  • March 11th at 8 am
  • March 12th at Noon

Car Show March 25th

Get those cars ready..... Neal Tire in Charleston is having a Car Show March 25th at 11:00 with Judging at 2. Winner'
s will receive a plaque!! Hot dogs, chips and drinks provided. You may park your truck and trailer in the lot across the street

Club Meeting Wednesday February 15th

The meeting is at 7:00 pm at the Charleston Police Firing Range

Directions to the Charleston Police Firing Range:

Thank you to everyone who came to the 2016 Banquet!

 A huge thank you to all the volunteers who helped plan, set up and clean up!

Congratulations to all the new officers and board members.

President: Dustin King

Vice President: Ed McKinney

Track Board:

Larry Drake
Mike Fulk
Charlie Johnson
Scott Justice
Dale Ridgeway

Saturday November 12th - 2016 Coles County Banquet

Join us Saturday November 12th at the Moose Lodge 615 7th St Charleston IL.

Social Hour 6-7 Illinois Time
Dining begins at 7
Awards around 8

Kids Meal~~ $ 7.00 each
Chicken strips and Macaroni & Cheese

Adult Meal~~ $ 10.00 each
Fried Chicken or Baked Ham (Choose 1)
Baked potatoes, corn or green beans
a roll and dessert
Tea, Lemonade and coffee will be provided

(Cash bar will be Available)

Please have food choices and payment to Gail by October 22nd.

You are encouraged to bring a raffle item.

Saturday September 10th - Racing For Ta-Ta's (Breast Cancer Awareness)

Our 2nd annual Racing for Ta-Ta's night (Breast Cancer Awareness ) is September 10th. We are pre-ordering shirts and will be wearing them for a group picture that night. The shirts will be $ 10.00 each and all proceeds will go to SBLHC mobile mammography unit. You may order them at the track or let Gail know.

Saturday September 3rd - Coats for Kids

Bring a new or gently used coat to the front gate and you will be admitted free. (1 coat per person) Bring a coat to the pits and you will be admitted for half price. Help us help others!

Where We Are:

10743 E County Road 900 N, Mattoon, Illinois

Our Sponsors:


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Track Location: 10743 E County Road 900 N, Mattoon, Illinois
Track Phone: 1-217-348-8035

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