Auto Racing Events: Your Guide to the Top NJ Auto Races

NJ Auto Racing

Auto Racing lovers: Discover The Popular Auto Racing and Car Show Events
at New Jersey Tracks

New Jersey auto race tracks include the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) member tracks that host Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock car races.

For drivers  who want to race their own car there are plenty of venues who welcome you to participate. Many of these tracks have "Drive your own" races and "time trials" for beginners, amateurs, and pros.




Northern NJ Auto Race Tracks

Island Dragway
Island Dragway
20 Island Rd
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
908) 637-6060
Website
The racetrack is a straight quarter-mile (1,320ft.) It's primarily for drivers who want to race their car down the track for fun, referred to as "test & tune" or "time trials". Check in with their website for an online schedule beforehand to ensure that they are offering these on the days you are attending, as some specialty events are reserved for only a specific make or model of car, but the majority of the days do offer test and tune.

Central NJ Auto Race Tracks

Old Bridge Raceway Park
Old Bridge Raceway Park
230 Pension Road
Englishtown NJ
732-446-7800
Website
Old Bridge Township's Raceway Park hosts a full schedule of thrilling Fast Family Fun events, featuring a variety of the nation's top drivers, from many forms of racing. These nights create a family-friendly motorsports carnival, ideal for families looking for exciting things to do in New Jersey .They offer Karting & Motocross Practice and Race Schedules for Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays that cater to both Novice and Pros!! As always, Beginners are welcome!

Wall Stadium
Wall Stadium SpeedWay
1803 Route 34 South
Wall, NJ
732-681-6400
Website
The only paved oval in New Jersey offering stock car racing every Saturday night. This is a very affordable family venue with no charge for parking. Attendees are coolers for all events except Formula Drift. You may bring food/drinks/alcohol in to the stadium. No glass allowed!

Southern NJ Auto Race Tracks

Atco Dragway
Atco Raceway
1000 Jackson Rd
Atco, New Jersey
856-768-2167
Website
A NHRA Member Track, they feature a 1/4 mile drag strip venue that hosts Jet Dragsters, Pro-stocks, , Muffled Street Cars, Motorcycle Racing, and Funny cars.

Bridgeport Speedway
Bridgeport Speedway
83 Floodgate Road
Swedesboro, N
856-467-6757
Website
A Fast dirt track with a banked 5/8th mile dirt oval, featuring a dirt 1/4 mile oval embedded in the center. Their events feature Bridgeport Modifieds, and Proformance Cuts Outlaw Stock Cars

New Egypt Speedway
New Egypt Speedway
720 Route 539
New Egypt, NJ
609-758-1900
Website
A venue hosting Drag, Motorcross, and funny cars. A 7/16-mile D-shaped clay ova, track where over 130 race cars compete weekly

New Jersey Motor Sports Park
New Jersey Motor Sports Park
47 Warbird Drive
Millville, NJ
(856) 327-8000
Website
It features a 2.25-mile racetrack "Thunderbolt Raceway." The park includes two world-class road courses, Thunderbolt and Lightning, a motor sports country club known as the "Drivers Club" with the Finish Line Pub and Breighton Room Restaurant, and F1 New Jersey, one of the top karting facilities in the U.S.
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Popular 2022 Auto Racing Events

Note: Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

April 2022 NJ Auto Racing Events

Ron Faison 305 Spring Nationals
April 2, 3, 2022
Bridgeport Speedway
83 Floodgate Road
Swedesboro, N
856-467-6757
Website
MASS Sprint Cars, 602, USAC EC, Street Stocks SUN April 3 Ron Faison 305 Spring Nationals Modifieds ($5000 to win), MASS Sprint Cars ($1000 win/$200 start), 4 cylinders

Spring Meet

April 9, 2022; 8am - 4pm
Island Dragway
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
908) 637-6060
Website
Thousands of parts for racing, restorations, & customizing.

NHRA NHRA Northeast Division PCRichard.com National Open Series!

April 14 - 16, 2022
Atco Raceway
1000 Jackson Rd
Atco, New Jersey
856-768-2167
Website
Sportsman classes featuring Top Sportsman & Top Dragster! Spectators FREE ALL WEEKEND!

LZ Drift Party
April 16, 2022; 2pm - 10pm
Old Bridge Raceway Park
230 Pension Road
Englishtown NJ
732-446-7800
Website
Come out and have some fun with the crew as they drive their hearts out at one of the best venues in the northeast!

Roll-Racing Spring Shakedown!
April 16, 2022
New Jersey Motor Sports Park
47 Warbird Drive
Millville, NJ
(856) 327-8000
Website
1/4 Mile Roll Racing, street cars only.

New Egypt/Manchester Night
Saturday, April 23, 2022
New Egypt Speedway
720 Route 539
New Egypt, NJ
609-758-1900
Website
Modifieds, Crates, MASS 305, Street Stocks + Rookies (1/2 price adult general admission for all residents)

Wall Stadium Speedway Opening Night
April 30, 2022; 4:00 pm Qualifying starts: 5:00 pm Intermission: 6:00 pm Feature Races start: 7:00 pm ​
Wall Stadium SpeedWay
1803 Route 34 South
Wall, NJ
732-681-6400
Website
New racers, returning racers and defending champions will be fighting for the first wins of the season!




May 2022 NJ Auto Racing Events

Nostalgia Spring Fling plus NETO
Sun 1 May 1, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Island Dragway
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
908) 637-6060
Website
Nostalgia Race & Show Classes for all cars 30 years -older.

Ladies Night/Mother's Day
Saturday, May 7, 2022
New Egypt Speedway
720 Route 539
New Egypt, NJ
609-758-1900
Website
Modifieds, Crate Twin 20's, NEWS, Street Stocks, Rookies + Vintage(1/2 price adult general admission for all ladies)

Mother's Day Special
Saturday, May 7, 2022
Wall Stadium SpeedWay
1803 Route 34 South
Wall, NJ
732-681-6400
Website
Grandstands open: 3:00 pm Party on the Racetrack: 4:00 - 5:15 Qualifying starts: 5:30 pm Intermission: 6:30 pm Feature Races start: 7:00 pm
Meet the racers, get autographs and take selfies on the racetrack!

Extreme Experience

May 11-15, 2022
New Jersey Motor Sports Park
47 Warbird Drive
Millville, NJ
(856) 327-8000
Website
Book your driving or riding Xperience on a world-class racetrack in supercars like Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porsches and more! No experience necessary. Our Professional Instructors will teach you how to drive the racing line, as you cross 'Drive a Supercar' off of your bucket list! Ride-alongs, driving experiences, and group packages available.

Index Insanity
May 14, 2022
Atco Raceway
1000 Jackson Rd
Atco, New Jersey
856-768-2167
Website
Index & Pro Dials (no muffelers)

World of Outlaws
Tuesday, May 17,2022
Bridgeport Speedway
83 Floodgate Road
Swedesboro, N
856-467-6757
Website
World of Outlaw Sprint Cars, Street Stocks ($500 to win, $100 to take the green)

Family Fun Night
Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 28, 2022
Wall Stadium SpeedWay
1803 Route 34 South
Wall, NJ
732-681-6400
Website
Demolition Derby Main Event
Grandstands open: 4:00 pm Qualifying starts: 5:00 pm Intermission: 6:00 pm Feature Races start: 7:00 pm




June 2022 NJ Auto Racing Events

Formula Drift
June 10,11, 2022
Old Bridge Raceway Park
230 Pension Road
Englishtown NJ
732-446-7800
Website

Twenty Four Hours of Lemons
June 10-12, 2022
New Jersey Motor Sports Park
47 Warbird Drive
Millville, NJ
(856) 327-8000
Website
The weekend consists of tech inspection and track testing on Friday, long-ass endurance race sessions on Sautrday and Sunday, with breaks for sleeping, eating, and Band-aid application every night. Count on plenty of noise, water fights, and questionably civilized fun before, during, and after the track sessions. This event weekend features 24 Hours of Lemons racing, car shows, and more. This is a rain or shine event!

Summit ET Raceday A7
June 11 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Gates open 9am
Island Dragway
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
908) 637-6060
Website
Time Trials 12pm, elim around 3pm

Garden State Gunfight 5
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 (rain date June 15th)
New Egypt Speedway
720 Route 539
New Egypt, NJ
609-758-1900
Website
Modifieds (60 Laps), Crates + Eastern 600 Sprints RAINDATE: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15

Father's Day Special
Saturday, June 18, 2022
Wall Stadium SpeedWay
1803 Route 34 South
Wall, NJ
732-681-6400
Website
Grandstands open: 4:00 pm Qualifying starts: 5:00 pm Intermission: 6:00 pm Feature Races start: 7:00 pm ​
In honor of Father's Day, they are celebrating Dads and Grandpas with exciting races and great food! All dads will enjoy a $2 discount and we will be featuring hearty homemade food specials at the concession stand! ​ ​ *ALL RACES ARE CONE RACES* Modifieds | Sportsman | Factory Stocks 2 x 25 laps| Fast 4s | INEX Legends.

Index Insanity
June 18, 2022, 2022
Atco Raceway
1000 Jackson Rd
Atco, New Jersey
856-768-2167
Website
Index & Pro Dials (no muffelers)

Saturday Night Rumble

Saturday, June 18, 2022
Bridgeport Speedway
83 Floodgate Road
Swedesboro, N
856-467-6757
Website
Modifieds ($6000 to win/40 laps), 602 Sportsman, Street Stocks, 4 Cylinders, Rookies




July 2022 NJ Auto Racing Events

5th Annual Firecracker 40
Saturday, July 2, 2022
New Egypt Speedway
720 Route 539
New Egypt, NJ
609-758-1900
Website
Modifieds (40 Laps), Crates, Street Stocks + Modified Match Race

Triple 40's
Sunday, July 3, 2022
Bridgeport Speedway
83 Floodgate Road
Swedesboro, N
856-467-6757
Website
Modifieds - 40 laps, up to 10,000 to win Super Late Models - 40 laps SpeedSTR's - 40 laps 4 Cylinders

Nostalgia Nationals plus NETO

July 3 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Island Dragway
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
908) 637-6060
Website
Nostalgia Race & Show Classes for all cars 30 years -older.

Jersey Shore 150 Nascar Whelen Modified Tour
Saturday, July 9, 2022
Wall Stadium SpeedWay
1803 Route 34 South
Wall, NJ
732-681-6400
Website
Tour Modified Drvers will sign autographs at intermission
150 Laps | Sportsman | Factory Stocks 50 laps | INEX Legends ​
Grandstands open: 4:00 pm Feature Races start: 7:00 pm

Pan American Nationals
July 14-17, 2022
Atco Raceway
1000 Jackson Rd
Atco, New Jersey
856-768-2167
Website

SCCA US Majors Tour
July 15 - 18, 2022
New Jersey Motor Sports Park
47 Warbird Drive
Millville, NJ
(856) 327-8000
Website
This the pinnacle of amateur championship racing in the United States. The Northeast Conference wraps up its racing season at New Jersey Motorsports Park this weekend.
Friday, July 15th is a test day and open for spectators. This is a rain or shine event.

SVRA New Jersey Speed Tour Featuring F4 United States Championships and Formula Regional Americas Championship

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, July 29, 30, 31, 2022
New Jersey Motor Sports Park
47 Warbird Drive
Millville, NJ
(856) 327-8000
Website
SVRA conducts Vintage events at legendary race tracks throughout the country including Road America, Sonoma Raceway, Watkins Glen International, Auto Club Speedway, Virginia International Raceway and newly added to the roster, New Jersey Motorsports Park.




August 2022 NJ Auto Racing Events

Stars of the Past Night #3
Saturday, August 6, 2022
New Egypt Speedway
720 Route 539
New Egypt, NJ
609-758-1900
Website
Honoring & Remembering Ron John Koczon: Modifieds, Crates, NEWS, Street Stocks + Vintage

Funny Car Throwdown plus 62nd Anniversary

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Island Dragway
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
908) 637-6060
Website
Featuring Nitro and Alcohol Funny Cars plus Nostalgia and Modern Car Show and Drag Racing

Summer Slam
August 12th - 14th 2022
Atco Raceway
1000 Jackson Rd
Atco, New Jersey
856-768-2167
Website
Drag Racing & Roll Racing

Road Couse School and Open Track
August 14, 2022; 9am - 5pm
Old Bridge Raceway Park
230 Pension Road
Englishtown NJ
732-446-7800
Website
This Novice Class is designed for those eager to compete in Open Track events, or those with little or no road course racing experience.

Country Western Night
Saturday, August 20, 2022 ​
Wall Stadium SpeedWay
1803 Route 34 South
Wall, NJ
732-681-6400
Website
​Modifieds 40 laps | Sportsman 2 x 20 laps | Factory Stocks 100 laps $1,000 to win | INEX Legends ​
Grandstands open: 4:00 pm Qualifying starts: 5:00 pm Intermission: 6:00 pm Feature Races start: 7:00 pm

All-Star Circuit of Champions
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Bridgeport Speedway
83 Floodgate Road
Swedesboro, N
856-467-6757
Website
410 Sprint Cars, 602 Sportsman ($2000 to win)

Extreme Experience
August 25 - 28. 2022
New Jersey Motor Sports Park
47 Warbird Drive
Millville, NJ
(856) 327-8000
Website
Book your driving or riding Xperience on a world-class racetrack in supercars like Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porsches and more! No experience necessary. Our Professional Instructors will teach you how to drive the racing line, as you cross 'Drive a Supercar' off of your bucket list! Ride-alongs, driving experiences, and group packages available.




September  2022 NJ Auto Racing Events

Ol Daze Drags plus NETO & MANDRA
September 11 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Island Dragway
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
908) 637-6060
Website
Nostalgia Race & Show Classes for all cars 30 years -older.

Import Fall Nationals
September 16 - 18, 2022
Atco Raceway
1000 Jackson Rd
Atco, New Jersey
856-768-2167
Website
11 Classes

Championship Night
Saturday, September 17, 2022
New Egypt Speedway
720 Route 539
New Egypt, NJ
609-758-1900
Website
Crates, NEWS, 4-Cylinders, Street Stocks + MASS 305 (All Points End)

Englishtown Swap Meet & Auto Show

September 23, 24, 25, 2022: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Old Bridge Raceway Park
230 Pension Road
Englishtown NJ
732-446-7800
Website
Held on pavement and grass, over 300 Car for Sale spaces, and free parking for attendees. Sale merchandise consists of a wide array of parts, accessories and miscellaneous items.

Party On The Ractrack

Saturday, September 24, 2022 ​
Wall Stadium SpeedWay
1803 Route 34 South
Wall, NJ
732-681-6400
Website
Meet the racers, get autographs and take selfies on the racetrack! Don't miss this rare opportunity! ​ ​ Modifieds 40 laps | Sportsman | Factory Stocks | Fast 4s | INEX Legends | ATQMRA TQ Midgets ​
Grandstands open: 3:00 pm Party on the Racetrack: 4:00 - 5:15 Qualifying starts: 5:30 pm Intermission: 6:30 pm Feature Races start: 7:00 pm

Danny Serrano 100 Weekend
Saturday & Sunday, September 24, 25, 2022
Bridgeport Speedway
83 Floodgate Road
Swedesboro, N
856-467-6757
Website
Modifieds Triple 20's, MASS Sprint Cars, Modified Dash, Precision Hydraulic & Oil 602 Sportsman Invitational 602 Sportsman practice (only 2 rounds take 6)
Modifieds (100 Laps), Match Race, 602 Sportsman (40 Laps), 4 cylinders




October  2022  NJ Auto Racing Events

Double Points Season Finale
Saturday, October 1, 2022. Rain Date: October 8th.
Wall Stadium SpeedWay
1803 Route 34 South
Wall, NJ
732-681-6400
Website
Champions wil be crowned.​ ​ Modifieds 40 laps | Sportsman | Factory Stocks | Fast 4s | INEX Legends ​
Grandstands open: 3:00 pm Party on the Racetrack: 4:00 - 5:15 Qualifying starts: 5:30 pm Intermission: 6:30 pm Feature Races start: 7:00 pm

Fall Nostalgia Classic plus NETO & MANDRA

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Island Dragway
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
908) 637-6060
Website
Nostalgia Race & Show Classes for all cars 30 years -older

Index Insanity
October 15, 2022
Atco Raceway
1000 Jackson Rd
Atco, New Jersey
856-768-2167
Website
Index & Pro Dials (no muffelers)

8th Annual Legends of the Fall
Saturday, October 22, 2022: (rain date Oct 23rd)
New Egypt Speedway
720 Route 539
New Egypt, NJ
609-758-1900
Website
Modifieds (50 Laps), Crates (25 Laps), 4-Cylinders, USAC East Coast Sprint Cars (40 Laps) + Eastern 600 Sprints

SprintOberfest
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, October 28, 29, 30, 2022
Bridgeport Speedway
83 Floodgate Road
Swedesboro, N
856-467-6757
Website
Fri: Non Winners triple 20's – Features for all 3 divisions (410 Sprint Cars, URC 360 Sprint Cars, and USAC East Coast Wingless Sprint Cars) Plus open practice for 3 divisions
Sat: 410 Sprint cars ($5000 to win, $500 to start) URC Sprint Cars, USAC East Coast Wingless Sprint Car Triple 20 Qualifiers
Sun: 410 Sprint cars ($15,000 to win, $1000 to start/40 laps), URC Sprint Cars (40 Laps), USAC East Coast Wingless Sprint Cars (40 laps)




November  2022 NJ Auto Racing Events

High Banks Classic Weekend
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, November 4, 5, 6, 2022
Bridgeport Speedway
83 Floodgate Road
Swedesboro, N
856-467-6757
Website
Fri: USAC East Coast Wingless Sprint Cars, 602 Sportsman Underdog, SpeedSTRs, Street Stocks
Sat: URC 360 Sprint Cars, 602 Sportsman topless, Street Stocks, Vintage Cars
Sun: Modifieds - 50 laps $5000 to win 602 Sportsman - 30 Laps $2000 to win 4 Cylinders

Grocery Getter Race plus Test & Tune

November 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Island Dragway
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
908) 637-6060
Website
Open Time Trials for all vehicles. Racing starts at 11am. End time may vary +/- based on car count

Fall Finale - Swap Meet & Car Show
November 13, 2022
Atco Raceway
1000 Jackson Rd
Atco, New Jersey
856-768-2167
Website
BOP, ATCO Nostalgia & Vintage Classic

American Endurance Racing (AER)
November 18-19, 2022
FREE Spectator Event
New Jersey Motor Sports Park
47 Warbird Drive
Millville, NJ
(856) 327-8000
Website
American Endurance Racing (AER) is the premier endurance racing series in the U.S., with simple rules and classes & lots of seat time – at the best tracks across the country. This race is rain or shine.