Thunder In The Mountains Ready To Return

Another season of Friday Night Thunder is ready to get underway, as Elkins Raceway prepares for the upcoming season with some anticipated changes falling into place on opening night. Friday May 5 is the planned starting evening as Raceway management will be celebrating the 65th anniversary of the track’s original activities. Classes will remain the […]

Elkins Raceway Finishes 2016 Season Strong

Elkins Raceway management capped a strong 2016 season with its 17th program of the year, Season Championship Night, with double points being awarded to determine the summer’s champions. The two point leaders in the Jenkins Ford Super Late Models were separated by a scant 10 markers heading into the evening. Billy Holbert, one of the […]

Armstrong Memorial Returns To Elkins Raceway

Elkins Raceway management is excited to announce the renewal of the R. H. Armstrong Memorial this weekend, a tribute to the long-time race-car owner/builder and one-time track promoter, and is co-sponsored by Rick Sturms and Styers’ Concrete. The two-day weekend will kick off with a regular five division Friday Night Thunder program, with the Jenkins […]

Track Champions Crowned At Elkins Raceway

(Kerens, W.V. 08-21-15) Another full hillside saw Season Championship night presented by Leggett Refrigeration at the Elkins Raceway for the 2015 season. In the Jenkins Ford Super Late Models, Cody Hardesty held a 4 point advantage over Tim Senic going into the night. After winning his heat, Hardesty upped the cushion to 7. Also taking […]

Wilmoth Returns, Trimble Again, Judy First Career At Elkins

By Jeff Yost (Kerens, W.V. 08-07-15) Another full hillside enjoyed racing Friday night at the Elkins Raceway. The Bilstein STARS Series was the highlight as the Miller’s Used Cars Mod Lites saw a down to the wire finish. Jeff Teeters grabbed the point at the drop of the green with Mitch Ward, John Cogar, Logan […]

Harper Takes Super Win At Elkins

By Jeff Yost (Kerens, W.V. 07-25-15) The Mid Season Championship originally scheduled for July 3 finally got into the record books this week. Presented by Jody Parrack of State Farm Insurance. Double points night gave a very good crowd some edge of your seat side by side racing. After Shane Hitt and Cody Hardesty notched […]

Senic Wins 5th Annual Jim Hitt Memorial

(Kerens, W.V. -7-04-15) On the fourth try, (on July 4 no less) Elkins Raceway finally got the 5th annual Jim Hitt Memorial in the books. The Hitt Memorial presented by; Hitt’s Garage, Middletown Homes, TKS Construction, Holbrook Nursing Home, High Point Construction and Mike Ross Inc, started last Friday night. Jared Hawkins was awarded the […]

Trimble Takes Elkins Mod Special With 5th Win

(Kerens, W.V. 06-12-15) Mother Nature couldn’t score the win this week at the Elkins Raceway. As a black cloud slowly approached the track, and caused a 12 minute delay, but she couldn’t take the win. One of the biggest crowds and the biggest car count of the year gave way to exciting racing. With the […]

New Faces Grace Victory Lane At Elkins

(Kerens, W.V. 5-15-15) Three weeks are now in the books at the Elkins Raceway. Another strong car count are setting the stage for a battle royal for the track Championships. In the Jenkins Ford Super Late Models, Tim Senic and Cody Hardesty were heat race winners. Senic jumped to the lead with Hardesty, Paul Wilmoth […]

Watson, Hitt Take Career Firsts At Elkins

(Kerens, W.V. 05-08-15) The second week of racing is now in the books at the Elkins Raceway. Car counts and fans grew in numbers. And two Mini Wedge graduates win their first career ‘upper class’ features! In the Jenkins Ford Super Late Models, Steve Wilmoth and Gary Dalton shared prelim honors. At the drop of […]