Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get to Paragon
The Speedway is 8.0 miles South
of Martinsville on State Road 67, then west on Union St. for
1.5 miles Town
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Do you have concessions ?
Yes, We offer a great selection
of delicious food and drinks. Our tenderloin sandwich is the
specialty of the house.
What is your rainout policy ?
In the event
of a sudden shower, the starter will halt the races.
If the rain, in the opinion of the track officials,
is sufficient to cancel the remainder of the contest,
racing will not be resumed. If warm-ups and Heat races
have been completed, rain checks will Not be honored.
However, the missed events (Semi's or Features) will
be run on a subsequent evening. In any case, always
keep your ticket stub and await instructions from the
track officials. There will be NO CASH REFUNDS!
Weather forecasters seem to love to predict rain, gloom
and doom. Well... we just don't listen. We go ahead
with our racing events whenever we can, regardless of
predictions or actual conditions in the surrounding
communities. Many fans call early in the afternoon after
the weatherman threatens bad stuff. We never call an
event early if it looks like rain or even if they predict
bad weather. They seem to be wrong 99% of the time.
Should we second guess Mother Nature and be wrong, we
Please check our website or call the track phones for
current weather related messages.
In some instances, events must be cancelled. Although
the favored choice, for the safety of both participants
and spectators, these decisions must be made. We hope
you enjoy Paragon Speedway and become one of our valued
Can I bring my own cooler ?
Yes, but no glass bottles please.
Alcohol is permitted, but not sold at the track.
No glass will be allowed at the track.
What happens if it rains during racing
If it rains you must keep your general
admission ticket or pit arm band for re-admission. (Pit sign-in
sheet will no longer be used for Rain dates)
How do I get a schedule ?
Just take a look our online Schedule.
Do you have souvenirs ?
Yes. We have a souvenir stand with
Paragon Speedway Souvenirs for the whole family.
What time do the races start ?
Pit Gates Open at 4:00
Grandstand Gates Open at 5:00
Drivers' Meeting at 6:00
Hot laps immediately following Drivers's Meeting
Racing Starts at 7:30
What time is Registration / Draw
Registration / Draw is 4:00 to 6:00. The draw window will
close at 6:00 sharp.
If you do not draw before 6:00 then you must check in with
a pit official and you will be placed on the tail of a Heat
What is the cost to attend a race ?
Normal ticket prices are $13 for
Grandstands, but may be more for special events. Children
12 and under are free. Please see our Schedule
for event ticket prices.
Is there parking ?
Yes, there is plenty of FREE parking.
Can I go into the pit area ?
Yes, with a pit pass purchase. Please
see our Schedule
for Pit ticket prices.
Can my child go into the pit area ?
The pit is a restricted area. A
parent or legal guardian may choose to bring their child into
the restricted area, but they must purchase a pit pass at
full price. The parent or legal guardian must also sign a
minor release waiver.
Are campers welcome ?
Yes, There is no charge. However
we DO NOT have hook-ups and restrooms are closed after racing
Can my business advertise at Paragon
Yes. There are many opportunities
to advertise at Paragon. Please contact us for more information
or check out some of the advertising opportunities click Here
Can I rent the track for testing ?
Paragon Speedway is available for
Cost: 2 Cars $500 each additional Car $200
For more information call (765) 537-9326
Is there of plenty of seating ?
Yes, in addition to our grandstands
we have hillside parking where you can lay down a blanket
and picnic, or bring your lawn chairs.
I want to race at Paragon Speedway,
how can I get started ?
The first thing is to get the rules
for the division you want to race in. Go to the pits on a
race night and talk with race car drivers and mechanics.
How can I contact Paragon Speedway
We appreciate your suggestions
and comments and we read them all. If you e-mail us please
include your name on the e-mail so we have an idea who we
are talking with.