Opening Night | Saturday, May 25, 2024

ELKO! Speedway, Elko, MN
Saturday, May 25, 2024

Event Information


Saturday, May 25th! Happy Memorial Day!


Front Gates open at 4:30pm, Action Starts at 5pm

Come celebrate the extra-long weekend of Memorial Day with outdoor entertainment at ELKO! with the Eve of Destruction! see the return of fan favorites including Monster Trucks, Drifters, Lumberjacks, and Late Model, Thunder Car, Power Stock, Legend, Bando Racing as well as our famous school bus races!

What will be there?


Monster Trucks

Who will win the title of king of the monsters? The monster trucks are here to fight in freestyle runs that tear across the infield in stunts and jumps and see cars crushed before them!


See the smoke fly as the Drifters burn rubber on the blacktop! Enjoy an exciting display of skill and daring.


Five classes of racing including the popular Late Models, Thunder Cars, Power Stocks, Legends, and Bandoleros are running! Cheer them to the checkered flag!

Spectator Drags

Be the king of the track for a night! Participants race until they lose, pitting themselves in one-on-one laps around the track until only one remains. Cheer them on or enter them yourselves!

Farm Animals

Chickens and rabbits, goats and more! Let your kids have a close encounter of the farming kind! See, pet, and feed a variety of barnyard animals on our Concourse. You might even see a hedgehog or two.

School Bus Figure-8 Races

The school bus races are the most dangerous race each night! Watch these crazy drivers bump and bang into each other as they race cross through the infield. Come see the chaos unfold!

Live Music with Willie B Blues Band

The local hit group graces our stage in Champions.


There’s always good food, great entertainment, and the best racing at ELKO!

Enjoy a night full of family-friendly entertainment, and we’ll see you at the races!

Opening Night | Saturday, May 25, 2024
ELKO! Speedway, Elko, MN