Tours & News

2018 Speedway Star USA Tour Itinerary

Day One – Thursday July 19. Depart Sydney to Indianapolis. Day Two – Friday July 20. We spend the next eight nights at the Wingate Motel in Indianapolis while we attend USAC Indiana Sprint Week. This is a week of the best wingless Sprintcar racing you will ever see at some great tracks. During the day we will look at some race shops visit the Chip Canassi Indy car shop, The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Museum and take in some local shopping Malls. Night one of Indiana Sprint Week TBC. Day Three – Saturday July 21. Tonight we go to Kokomo Speedway. Day Four – Sunday July 22. We will take the two hour drive down to Lawrenceburg Speedway today. Day Five and Six – Monday/Tuesday July 23/24. Today we take it easy in Indy, maybe a casual look around Downtown Indy. Day Seven – Wednesday July 25. A highlight for me today, we get to attend USAC Sprint cars at Terre Haute, one of my favourite tracks! Day Eight – Thursday July 26. Tonight is Lincoln Park Speedway at Putnamville. Day Nine – Friday July 27. Today you get the choice to see USAC Sprint cars at Bloomington Indiana or head across to Fairbury Illinois to catch night one of the World of Outlaw Late Models. Day Ten – Saturday July 28. Night two of the WoO Late Models at Fairbury. Day Eleven – Sunday July 29. Rest day Day Twelve – Monday July 30. Route 66 will take us to Pontiac, we will stop at Streader Ill to visit the resting place of the Great Bob Tattersall.  Stopping for lunch at a Route 66 cafe. Tonight we see WoO Late Models at Plymouth Wisconsin. Day Thirteen – Tuesday July 31. World of Outlaw Late Models at Shawano Speedway. Day Fourteen – Wednesday August 1. Today we drive to St Louis. Day Fifteen – Thursday August 2. Rest day. Day Sixteen – Friday August 3. World of Outlaws at I-55 Pevely for the Ironman 55. Day Seventeen – Saturday August 4. A quick look around St Louis, maybe a Riverboat ride on the Mississippi before night two of the Ironman 55 Day Eighteen – Sunday August 5. We drive today to Knoxville Iowa for the Ralph Capitani Classic. We spend the next seven nights at the Holiday Inn Des Moines. Day Nineteen – Monday August 6. A real fun event tonight, the Front Row Challenge at Oskaloosa. Terry McCarl puts on a super event usually featuring drivers like Danny Lasoski, Brian Brown and our own Ian Madsen and Brooke Tatnell. Day Twenty – Tuesday August 7. A much needed rest day after all the races and travelling we have crammed in over the last two weeks! Days Twenty One/ Twenty Four – August 8/11. Over the next four nights you will witness the Biggest Sprintcar event on the planet. Around 100 of the best cars from around the World. The atmosphere is electric and the whole event will have you on the edge of your seat. During the day we will have some rest, visit some shopping malls and sites like the Bridges of Madison County and the birth home and National Museum of John Wayne. Day Twenty Five – Sunday August 12. Back to Indianapolis today for our flight home tonight. Well that’s the 2018 tour, we are sure you will have the Trip of a Lifetime. Thanks for joining us. 25 Day tour is $7495.00au per person. Tour includes International airfares, Twin share Motel including breakfast, rental cars and Knoxville Nationals race tickets. to book your place on this fantastic tour call Wayne Meyer 0407258132.

2018 Speedway Star Knoxville Nationals Tour

2018 Speedway Star Knoxville Nationals Tour

Speedway Star have been conducting their USA Knoxville Nationals tour  for over 35 years and have hundreds of Australian (and New Zealand) Speedway fans on a trip of a lifetime. Speedway Star USA Motorsport Tour Speedway Star have a very exciting tour lined up for the 2018 USA Month of Money. Our main tour will depart Sydney on July 19 Indianapolis. We will join any tour members that left Sydney on July 11 for the Kings Royal weekend of racing.  We will spend 10 days in Indianapolis watching the USAC Sprintcars compete in the gruelling Indiana Sprintweek. You will see the best 410 wingless Sprintcar action in America at Gas City, Kokomo, Lawrenceburg, Terre Haute, Lincoln Park and Bloomington and also see the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum and take a look at this real racing town. After Indy we will take a short trip on Route 66 and at this stage we will take in the World of Outlaw Late Models. Next is the two day World of Outlaw Ironman 55 Sprintcar show at Pevely. We attend the Ralph Capitani Classic at Knoxville, Terry McCarl’s Front Row Challenge at Oskaloosa and the highlight of the trip the 2018 Knoxville Sprintcar Nationals. The Nationals is a good way to finish your racing trip but an optional visit to Las Vegas and Los Angeles on the way home caps off a perfect racing adventure.  The full 36 day tour includes 18 races and the best sightseeing available. This year’s 27 days tour is priced at $7995* with the 9 day Kings Royal options at an extra $1500pp. So the full 36 day tour is a very reasonable $9495.00. Apart from the unbelievable racing…and you will be blown away by the racing in the USA, Wayne Meyer will also get you into places that can’t be accessed otherwise. His contacts from 35 years on racing trips enabled us to get into places like an Indy team shop in Indy for an up close look at the workings of an Indy car team. We visit the shop of legendary Midget Champion Mel Kenyon, whose 50-year career is just about unparalleled. Mel is a hell of a nice guy, and his stories of winning USAC Championships, racing the Indy 500 and racing in Australia and New Zealand were the stuff of legend, straight from the horse’s mouth. Tony Stewart quite often will open the doors of his Sprintcar and Silver Crown Facility for Wayne’s tour group. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is a must. You never quite know what you’ll end up doing – Golfing with USAC’s Dick Jordan, Go-Karting with America’s best race drivers or lunch with Brooke Tatnell – anything is a possibility. Speedway Star pride themselves on a value for money tour, where tour members see the best racing and sightseeing available at a price that is very reasonable. Despite the reasonable price, Speedway Star do not cut any corners, our accommodation is usually 4 Star (Holiday Inn or similar) and usually includes hot breakfast. We use rental cars or mini vans with four or five people in each, we don’t use 12 seat mini vans, which can be uncomfortable and limit what tour members can do in their free time and you do get some free time to relax or go exploring at your own pace. Wayne Meyer is your tour escort, you can just sit back relax and have the time of your life. Wayne arranges all transport, Motel check-ins and getting you to the track or daily activities. You are guaranteed to have “The Trip of a Lifetime” For more information or to book your place please call Wayne Meyer ASAP on 0407258132 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We will only take twenty people so get in your $2000 deposit ASAP to guarantee your place, places will fill up fast! *Prices could rise depending on Australian dollar and Motel prices. Once deposit is paid current advertised price is guaranteed.

Tour Gallery