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Information on Eddyville Raceway Park

Type of race track: IHRA sanctioned 1/8 mile dragstrip on 60 plus acres of land.

Location: Just off exit 54 on Hwy 63/163 Eddyville Ia. (8 miles south of Oskaloosa IA) 3260 Merino Ave Oskaloosa IA 52577(physical address)

History: Opened in 1965, owned by John Rempe until 1993 when sold to Carl Moyer from Ankeny who totally rebuilt the facility with much larger pit area, and modern amenities. The track was purchased in 2006 by Scott Gardner (the owner of Cordova Dragway in Illinois) and Gerald Kramer from Pella. In 2014 Scott sold his part ownership to Gerald. 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the track.

Race season: Late April to mid-October, most Friday nights, most Saturday nights, and some Sundays.

Weekly Race Events:  (Over 50 race days per season)

Friday Fun Nights - Open test and tune for street legal cars and bikes, and all out race cars and bikes.

Midnight Madness - Heads up racing for street cars and bikes.

Saturday Bracket Events - There are classes for Jr Dragsters, (purpose built race cars for kids 8-18 years old), stock street cars/bikes, and classes for race cars /bikes. Special classes on select race dates.

Sundays - Bracket and special classes on select dates

Special race events:  (Special race classes on select events)

Midwest Nostalgia Nationals - will feature several Nostalgia drag classes along with some exciting match races including Fuel Altereds, Front engine A/F dragsters, nostalgia Super stocks, and Gassers.

Night of Fire - Special booked in match races featuring Nostalgia Funny Cars, Top Fuel cars, Jet cars, Wheelstanders, and much more! Many of these cars are capable of running over 200 mph! This is our biggest event of the year and is on the 4th of July weekend. This event usually has close to 300 racers in attendance.

World Fuel Altered Nationals - This is a very unique race featuring Nitro and alcohol burning wild and crazy Fuel Altereds in August. These cars are also capable of running the 1/8 mile in under 4.00 seconds at 200 mph. This race also includes many other race classes including other nostalgia drag classes, and a car show.

Race Schedule: Regular Fridays Open 5.30 pm, time trials at 6.30 pm.
Regular Saturdays Open 1.30pm time trials at 3pm, eliminations 6pm.
Sundays Open 8-9am, time trials and eliminations follow.
(Early starts on special events and late season events)

Features: Very clean modern facility, family friendly environment, clean restrooms, nice full service concession stands, kids playground, showers, camping available, and a great race track.


Track Phone - 641-969-5596
Track Manager - Gerald Kramer 641-780-3534 (cell)
E-mail -
Website -
Mailing Address - 2457 Hwy 163 Pella, Ia. 50219


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