• 2012 Demolition Derby Rules

  • This Saturday night!

    Demolition Derby!

    You've been waiting for this one!

    It's finally here - this Saturday night!

    Regular admission prices, too!

    PLUS racing in all six regular classes with added money for the entire Pure Stock class thanks to Fabrication Specialties of Arkansas.

    7:30 PM - Be there!

  • This Saturday Night - June 29th!

    Pure Stocks - $225 to win!
    Factory Stocks - $250 to win!
    Smith Chevrolet USRA B Modifieds - $250 to win!
    Economy Modifieds - $300 to win!
    Super Stocks - $350 to win! 16 or more cars - $400 to win!
     USRA A-Modifieds - $701 to win! 20 or more cars - $826 to win!

    42nd Annual Firecracker Spectacular

    Everyone needs to wear their orange Curtis Tennant T-Shirts or any orange shirt if you weren't able to get one.

    The Ozark Vintage Racing Association (OVRA) will also be on hand with their classic restored race cars for show, racing and FREE rides for the kids after the race program.

    Thanks to Darren Cat Bailey at Bailey Powder Coating and John and Carolyn Holderfield, the USRA A Modifieds will be racing for a possible $826 winner's check!

    Where are you going to be this Saturday night?

  • Jr. Fan for June 15, 2013

    Here is this week's Jr. Fan, Adaleigh Plymale, with her favorite driver, Fort Smith, Arkansas' George Martin who drives the #15 USRA A Modified.

    Thanks to Mary Gray with Flag to Flag Photo and Video for the photo.

    Jr. Fan for June 15th, 2013 - Adaleigh Plymale

  • Jr. Fan for June 8th, 2013

    This week's Jr. Fan is Tyler Ward and his favorite driver is H. Palmer who drives the #X-15 in both Factory Stock and Super Stock.

    Don't forget to get your kids signed up for the Jr. Fan club for only $6. They will get one of the nice 2013 Jr. Fan shirts like Tyler is wearing, a certificate of membership, a trophy and a free popcorn/candy bar/chips and soft drink/water.

    June 8th, 2013 Jr. Fan Tyler Ward

  • Coming up June 15th!

    Hey Tri-State Speedway fans - Guess what is invading the legendary high banks next weekend?
    Give up?
    The winged warriors of the Oil Capital Racing Series are coming and they're bringing their current points leader, 18 year old Harli White, along with all of the other stars, too!
    Make sure you will be at Tri-State Speedway as Breeden Hyundai presents a full night of point racing action in all six classes plus the OCRS Sprint Cars!

    Oil Capital Racing Series with Harli White

  • 2013 Tri-State Speedway Pure Stock Rules

    The new 2013 Pure Stock rules are now posted!
    You can access the rules by hovering/clicking on the rules tab above and then selecting Pure Stock. Or you may click here.
    You will also be able to print out a copy of the rules from that location.

    This class should include most area Pure Stocks and/or Street Stocks. If you have any questions on these rules, please contact Tim at 479.806.4101 for rule clarifications.

    This class will run at Tri-State Speedway starting on Saturday, June 1st, 2013.

    You will need to register with Tri-State Speedway to be eligible to race. You can do this by clicking on the registration tab above, by clicking here, or registering at the pit shack (which is not recommended.)
    If you fill the form out online, you can either choose to email it to us or print it out and bring it with you. By doing so, it will prevent any errors in your name, address, sponsors, etc. and it will also speed up your first visit to the pit shack. If you have any issues with registration, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Here is the payout for the Pure Stocks:
    1st -  $200.00, 2nd -  $150.00, 3rd -  $125.00, 4th -  $100.00, 5th -  $80.00, 6th -  $60.00, 7th -  $50.00, 8th -  $45.00 and 9th -20th - $40.00. Pit passes are only $30, so if you start the "A" Feature you get your pass back and a little extra.
  • Coca-Cola and Dasani Water Point Races, $1 Hot Dog Night and Bicycle Races - June 8th


    Dasani Water
    $1 Hot Dogs and Bicycle Races plus the all new Road Runner class!

    The kids will race their bicycles in three age categories: 5, 6 and 7 year olds; 8, 9, and 10 years olds; and 11 and older.

    There will be prizes/awards for the top three in each age group.

    Coca-Cola / Dasani Water / $1 Hot Dogs / Bicycle Races

  • 41st Annual Firecracker Spectacular presented by Shamrock Bolt & Screw

         This Saturday night at the legendary high banks in Pocola, Oklahoma, Shamrock Bolt & Screw will present another night of high-octane, edge-of-you-seat racing excitement. 
         All five regular classes, Factory Stocks, Super Stocks, Front Wheel Drives, Economy Modifieds, and the USRA Modifieds will hit the clay for another night of point racing. After dark, the skies will light up with the giant fireworks show set to a melodic tune of American music standards.
         The start time, until further notice, will now be 7:30 PM to help with the hot summer time temperatures for not only the drivers, but for the fans, too.
         Coming into this week's races your 2012 points chase looks like this:

         * FACTORY STOCK:Pocola, Oklahoma's Kendall Hargrove (112) leads with a 112 point lead over Jerome Heinrich (4+4) from Huntsville, Arkansas.

         * SUPER STOCK: Roy Roberts (116) from Alma, Arkansas leads Pocola, Oklahoma's Shawn Sweeten (5S) by just 32 points.

         * FRONT WHEEL DRIVE: Van Buren, Arkansas' Kaelin Richesin (87) has a 95 point advantage over Sallisaw, Oklahoma driver Aaron Dyer (48.)

         * ECONOMY MODIFIED: Lance Robins (33) from Dyer, Arkansas leads Fort Smith, Arkansas driver Dallas Bourland (48) by 136 points.

         * USRA MODIFIED: Pocola, Oklahoma's Jeremy Vaughn (8) trails point leader George Martin (15) from Fort Smith, Arkansas by 178.

         Don't forget a few of the upcoming events, including the second 100 lap Enduro race of the season in mid-July and the $5,000 to win Super Stock Showdown with cars expected from four or five states at the end of July.
         Make sure you go like us on our Face Book page if you haven't done so already by clicking here! Almost 2,000 of your friends already have!

  • OCRS Sprint Cars presented by Smith Auto Group and Chevrolet Performance

         This weekend's racing will be presented by Smith Auto Group and Chevrolet Performance in Fort Smith, Arkansas, which includes Smith Chevrolet, Cadillac and Nissan, and will feature the Oil Capital Racing Series (OCRS) Sprint Cars. Our Super Stocks will not be racing Saturday night, so they can compete in a big race in Batesville, Arkansas.

         Coming into this week's action, Jamie Passmore (4J) leads rival Danny Smith (5$) by just 38 points (583 to 545.) Passmore comes in as the favorite with 4 "A" Feature wins this season.

         Also racing with the guys on Saturday will be 17 year old Harli White (17W) who continues to impress in the bigger cars this season. Harli White was severely burned, in her first ever sprint car race a few years ago, and was saved by the late Donnie Ray Crawford.

         Not will there be one lady running with the guys this weekend, there will be TWO! 19 year old Shayla Waddell (88S) will also be taking on the famous high banks in her purple, white (and pink) machine. Shayla also holds the title of first female in history to win an OCRS "A" Feature, which she accomplished a few weeks ago.

         Both of these ladies are scheduled to be available at intermission for autographs.

  • Preferred Vendors Night on June 9th, 2012


    This weekend at the legendary Tri-State Speedway it will be our Preferred Vendors Night!

         All of the great warm and soft buns for your hamburgers and hot dogs come from the IBC Bread Company. Those incredible, fresh (not frozen), 100 % pure beef patties are coming from Garner Meats in Van Buren, Arkansas.

         Our “adult” beverages come from LDF Beer Distributors and Belle Point Beverages. Plus, the ice-cold Dansani water and all of the great soda flavors come from our official soft drink provider at Tri-State Speedway over at The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Fort Smith.

         If you see any of these great vendors out and about during the week, be sure and thank them for their support at Tri-State Speedway. If you have a need for any of these products for your business, please give our Preferred Vendors a call!

         This week’s point leaders coming into Saturday night’s races are:

    ·        FACTORY STOCK – Kendall Hargrove (112) with 963 points and is 92 ahead of second place.

    ·        SUPER STOCK – Roy Roberts (116) with 822 points and is 40 ahead of second place.

    ·        FRONT WHEEL DRIVE – Kaelin Richesin (87) with 860 points and is 19 ahead of second place.

    ·        MINI-STOCK – Randy Norris (91) with 571 points and is 76 ahead of second place.

    ·        ECONOMY MODIFIED – Lance Robins (33) with 952 points and is 118 ahead of second place.

    ·        MODIFIED – George Martin (15) with 895 points and is 6 points ahead of second place.

        Also, this weekend, Miller Lite and Coors Light will be on sale for just $2!

  • OCRS Sprint Cars presented by Smith Auto Group on June 16th, 2012