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Lakeside Speedway season opener presented by Tompkins Industries fires up Friday
A lack of dirt-racing events throughout the region has left drivers and fans chomping at the bit to hit the track for a night of competition. However, this will change on Friday when the Fountain City comes to life with the roar of race engines for the Lake … read more
Prime Racing Products announces heat race sponsorship for Lakeside Speedway drivers
Attention Lakeside Speedway drivers! It’s an exciting time of year. Finally, we get to see all of our hard work from the winter put into action. We are honored to continue to be a part of the racing circle and appreciate the opportunity to serve y … read more
Lakeside Speedway 2018 race season begins with Wednesday practice and Friday racing!
Despite a recent string of lingering wintry weather, action is set to resume at Lakeside Speedway for the 64th season of competition at the oldest sporting venue in Kansas City when drivers return for the only pre-season practice session of the year on Wednesd … read more
Races, practices canceled for this week
Due to the weather and the cold temperatures coming in, the USRA Frost Buster for this weekend has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. Lakeside Speedway has canceled the practices scheduled for Wednesday, April 4, and Saturday April 7. We will hold a pr … read more
Don Burlington will be missed by racers and fans
Lakeside Speedway sends thoughts and prayers to the Burlington family. We have lost a dear friend of racing. Don will be missed by all. Although you cannot hear his voice or see his smile no more, he walks beside you still just as he did before, He listens … read more
Open practice Wednesday April 4th at Lakeside Speedway
Lakeside Speedway will hold an open practice on Wednesday, April 4. The pit gate opens at 4 p.m. with practice until 9 p.m. Pit passes are $20. Grandstands are free. See you there! … read more
Hall-of-Famer Gary C. Ainsworth passes away
Lakeside Speedway is saddened to hear of the passing of 2017 Hall of Fame inductee Gary C. Ainsworth. We send our deepest condolences to the Ainsworth family and will keep the entire Ainsworth family in our thoughts and prayers through this difficult time.  … read more
Lakeside Drivers Meeting moved to Holiday Inn KCI Hotel
Lakeside Speedway officials have just received confirmation that the drivers meeting for Lakeside Speedway for this Saturday, Jan. 27, has been moved to the Holiday Inn KCI Hotel at 11728 North Ambassador Drive in Kansas City, Mo. We had received a call earlie … read more
USRA to sanction Modifieds, Stock Cars, B-Mods at Lakeside Speedway again in 2018
Officials at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., have announced that they are continuing their partnership with the United States Racing Association for the 2018 season. Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series divisions competing at the historic 4/10-m … read more
Lakeside Speedway increases points funds for 2018
Lakeside Speedway is proud to announce that we are continuing our partnership with USRA for the 2018 season. We appreciate everyone's patience during this time as we made this decision. Modifieds, B-Mods and Stock Cars will follow USRA rules. Grand Nationa … read more

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How American Racer tires are made
You know those round, rubber things on your car that make you go around? Well, have you ever seen a green tire before? Watch the video and see the incredible transformation of an American Racer racing tire during the curing process to give the tire i… watch video

World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Highlights 10/20/17
Highlights from the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on Oct. 20, 2017.… watch video

World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series invades Lakeside Speedway 10/20/17
The FVP Platinum Battery Shootout for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series hits the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. The date coincides with the NASCAR weekend at Kansas Speedway, which is less than 10 mil… watch video

Photo Gallery: World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series