Indiana’s Baddest Bullring is right here in Kokomo. And it’s celebrating its 70th anniversary!
Over the years the track has played host to virtually a who’s who in racing history. A.J. Foyt, Mario Andretti, Lloyd Ruby, Troy Ruttman, Johnny Parsons, Parnelli Jones, Bill Vuckovich, Pancho Carter, John Andretti, Steve Butler, J.J. Yeley, Steve Kinser, Jack Hewitt, Rich Vogler, Tom Bigelow, Tony Stewart and Mike Groff are among those who have both raced at the track as well as in the Indianapolis 500.
Kokomo Speedway is a fast, 1/4 mile semi-banked clay oval located off Davis Road. The track got its start in 1947 and now runs races every Sunday night from May to September.
It’s a family-oriented facility, even offering a family seating section that prohibits alcohol. It also has family-friendly pricing, with regular program general admission at just $12 and kids ages 10 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.
Pit passes are $25 per person, and minors are allowed in the pits with a signed release.
There’s also offer a souvenir shop, closed-circuit television screens, two full-service concession stands, permanent front stretch restrooms and a beer garden.
The 70th season is packed with great races and events, including the Artic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions on Friday, June 30. The event will feature Tony Stewart who will participate in his TSR No. 14 winged sprint car.
For a complete schedule of events and more information, visit Kokomo Speedway’s website .