Hickory Motor Speedway

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Hickory Motor Speedway

Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - March-October
  • Hours - Grandstands open at 5pm and racing starts at 7:00. Times vary with special events. See website


  • 3130 Highway 70 Southeast

    Newton,   NC   28658


One of the country's most famous short tracks, Hickory Motor Speedway is committed to providing fans with a venue where they can experience the excitement of stock car racing in a family oriented atmosphere. On Saturday nights from mid-March through October fans witness spectacular racing action featuring the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. The Speedway also hosts a variety of touring series events including the UARA-Stars, NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, PASS Super Late Models, ISCARS & more. Fully equipped with three concession stands, a souvenir stand, six large restrooms and three enclosed climate controlled suites. The Speedway also has RV parking available for fans who are looking to camp out on the grounds of the nostalgic short track. Join us this racing season and catch the action at the “Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars”

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3130 Highway 70 Southeast
Newton NC 28658


Latitude: 35° 41' 44.6604" / Longitude: -81° 16' 9.372"

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