State Park Speedway is a ¼ mile racing oval located just outside the city of Wausau in the Town of Rib Mountain.  State Park Speedway takes pride is its history.  For over 35 years guys like Dick Trickle, Dave Marcis, Bobby Allison, Mark Martin, Tom and Bryan Reffner, Jim Back, Marv Marzofka, and Scott and Chris Wimmer have all competed at the track.

Special Events
Flip Merwin Memorial Race
This race was started in 2003 in honor of Flip Merwin, a former snowmobile racer, pit crew worker and race fan who was killed in a snowmobile racing accident in 2003. It has quickly become one of the track's signature events.

Past Flip Merwin Memorial Race Winner
2003 - Wayne Breitenfeldt        2011 - Mark Mackesy
2004 - Jeremy Lepak               2012 - Mark Eswein
2005 - Chris Weinkauf             2013 - Mark Mackesy
2006 - Neil Knoblock               2014 - Tim Sauter
2007 - Jesse Haase                2015 - Tim Sauter
2008 - Chris Wimmer              2016 - Derek Kraus
2009 - No Race                      2017 - MG Gajewski
2010 - Chris Weinkauf

Larry Detjens Memorial Race
Started in 1981, the Larry Detjens Memorial race pays tribute to one of the greatest short track racers of his time.  Detjens, a former Wausau short track racing star and 1977 track champion lost his life in a racing accident in 1981 at Wisconsin International Raceway.

Past Larry Detjens Memorial Race Winners at SPS
1981 - Dick Trickle             2007 - Eugine Grerorich Jr.       
1982 - Dick Trickle             2008 - Eugine Gregorich Jr.
1983 - Kevin Stepan           2009 - Andrew Morrissey
1984 - Tom Reffner            2010 - Chris Weinkauf
1985 - Dick Trickle            2011 - Chris Weinkauf
1986 - Kevin Cywinski        2012 - Mark Mackesy
1987 - Tom Reffner            2013 - Tim Sauter
1988 - Wayne Breitenfeldt  2014 - Tim Sauter
1989 - Wayne Lodholz        2015 - Johnny Sauter
1990 - Bryan Reffner         2016 - Derek Kraus
1991 - Donnie Woller
1992 - Kirby Kurth
1993 - Joe Krzykowski
1994 - Donnie Woller
1995 - Kirby Kurth
1996 - Wayne Breitenfeldt
1997 - Donnie Woller
1998 - Jesse Haase
1999 - Mark Mackesy
2000 - Chris Wimmer
2001 - Scott Wimmer
2002 - Scott Wimmer
2003 - Chris Weinkauf
2004 - Charlie Menard
2005 - Allen Check
2006 - Mark Mackesy

 Wayne “Lodi” Lodholz Memorial Race
The first annual Lodi Memorial Race took place in 2009 to honor a local Wausau racer who unexpectedly lost his life.

Past Wayne “Lodi” Lodholz Memorial Race Winners at SPS
2009 - Mark Mackesy
2010 - Chris Wimmer
2011 - Steve Holzhausen
2012 - Jesse Haase
2013 - Chris Wimmer
2014 - Tim Sauter
2015 - Tim Sauter
2016 - Tim Sauter


Track Record: Chris Wimmer - 13.336
Schedule
FRIDAY
Bandoleros-Mini Stock-Mini-Mod
Miller Lite Big 8 Race
3:30pm - Pit Gate Opens
4:30pm - Fan Gates Open
6:00pm - Fred Mueller Qualifying
7:00pm - Racing Begins

SATURDAY
Mini Stock-Mini Mod-Pure Stock-LLM
Merrill Steel Detjens Memorial 100
1:00pm - Pit Gate Opens
3:30pm - Fan Gates Open
5:00pm - Fred Mueller Qualifying
6:00pm - Racing Begins

*Full Schedule Available on Home Page








Ticket Prices
Adults (13 and up) - $15
Kids (6-12) - $8
5 and under - FREE
​DETJENS MEMORIAL WEEKEND

FRIDAY, JULY 28 & 
SATURDAY, JULY 29TH

PLUS SUPPORT DIVISIONS
RAIN DATE: SUNDAY, JULY 30TH