Race of Champions Weekend

Erie Sports Commission

The 68th Annual Race of Champions Weekend will be held at Lake Erie Speedway September 27 through September 29.

The three-day event is the final event of the Race of Champions’ 2018 asphalt racing calendar. The event is the second-longest consecutive-running auto racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500. This marks the return of the event to Erie for the 2nd year in a row. Event festivities will get underway on Thursday, September 27 with practice beginning for approximately 100 top racing teams from New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Events continue Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29 with the Sportsman Modifieds, Super Stocks, Late Models and the finale, the 68th Annual Race of Champions 250.

Tickets are on sale now! To purchase, visit or call (814) 725-3303. 

Learn more on the event series here

Host Hotel

Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center - Presque Isle Downs & Casino
8040 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509
(814) 864-4911
Rate: $69/night plus tax
Mention Race of Champions Weekend to receive the event rate.
Cut-off to reserve with this rate is August 25.

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