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Vado Speedway Park pencils-in two practice dates, sets opening weekend for May 31-June 1
While we are still putting the final touches on the new Vado Speedway Park, things are not quite ready yet so we must postpone our opening weekend to May 31 and June 1. On Friday, May 31, we will host our first event and first "Friday Night Under the L … read more
New Mexico welcomes enchanting new dirt oval
Several years ago, as Rue Stone and his boss, prominent New Mexico businessman and veteran racer Royal Jones, regularly covered the 45-mile distance from Las Cruces, N.M., to Jones’s El Paso (Texas) Speedway Park, they often contemplated a certain topic. … read more
POWRi continues expansion with addition of Border Tour 360 Sprints
Performance Open Wheel Racing, Inc., is adding another layer to their always-expanding brand with the addition of the Border Tour Sprints to the POWRi sanctioning body in 2019. A newly-formed series, the POWRi Lucas Oil Border Tour Sprints presented by Griffin … read more
2019 USRA rules posted, available for download
The 2019 rules for USRA sanctioned divisions have been posted to the USRA website atwww.usraracing.comand are available for download and printing. Racers can view the rules or download them atwww.usraracing.com/rules. Printed copies will be available at upc … read more
Action-packed schedule revealed for Vado Speedway Park
Officials from the new Vado Speedway Park in Vado, N.M., have released a tentative schedule of events for the 2019 racing season. “We met with the construction team earlier this month and we are on track for opening night in March 2019,” said Ge … read more
Carney Prevails in Round Two
John Carney II takes the checkers in round two of the 305 Sprint Shootout presented by Interstate Batteries. Eighty-six cars accumulated within the Lucas Oil POWRi 305-Winged Sprint Cars, American Documents & Dent Works Super Trucks, Mini Sprints, Sun V … read more
Ground-breaking ceremony set for Aug. 18 in Vado
The time has come that we have all been waiting for. All fans, drivers, officials, sponsors and media are invited join us on Friday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. for the Ground-Breaking Ceremony for the all-new Southern New Mexico Speedway in Vado, N.M. Located just … read more
Speedway owner plans motorsports complex in Vado
A proposal to build and operate a multipurpose motor sports complex on state trust land near Vado is under review by State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn. The proposed facility will be on 127 acres on the west side of Interstate 10, at the Vado exit. It woul … read more
Vado Speedway Park Update 1/25/2019
Vado Speedway Park is a brand new motorsports facility being constructed in Vado, New Mexico, which is on Interstate 10 between El Paso and Las Cruces ad opens in 2019. The inaugural event is scheduled for March 29-30. In addition to a world-class 3/8-mile dirt track, the venue will include motocros… watch video

Vado Speedway Park Fly Over 11/7/2018
High Desert Video visited Vado Speedway Park on Nov. 7 and a lot of progress has been made to the state-of-the-art multi-purpose motorsports facility located just off of I-10 in Vado, New Mexico. The track is scheduled to open March 2019.… watch video

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Vado Speedway Park
A brand new facility is being built to replace Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, N.M., and El Paso Speedway Park. This new track will be located in Vado, N.M., just off of I-10 at Exit 155 and is scheduled to be open by early 2019. With tracks closing all over the country, it is almost unh… watch video