Road America is a road course located
near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin on Wisconsin Highway 67. It has hosted races since
the 1950s and currently hosts races in the SCCA Speed World Challenge Series,
American Le Mans, ASRA and AMA Superbike series.
Road America is a permanent road course. It is located midway between the cities of Milwaukee and Green Bay.
The track is situated on 640 acres
(2.6 km2) in Wisconsinís Kettle Moraine and it is located near the Kettle
Moraine Scenic Drive. It has hosted races since September of 1955 and currently
hosts over 400 events a year. Of its annual events, 9 major weekends are open to
the public May through October featuring 3 motorcycle events including the AMA
Superbike series, 3 vintage car events, Sports Car Club of America (SCCA)
events, the American Le Mans Series and the SPEED World Challenge.
Road America is one of only a hand-full of road circuits in the world maintaining its original configuration being 4.048 miles (6.515 km) in length and 14 turns. The track features many elevation changes, along with a long front stretch where speeds approaching 200 mph (300 km/h) may be reached. One of the best known features of this course is a turn on the backside known as "the kink."
Road America offers open seating which allows spectators to venture through-out the grounds. Grandstands are available in several locations as well as permanent hillside seating where crowds of more than 150,000 may be accommodated. The facility includes thirteen concession stands and allows both tent and RV camping onsite for an additional fee. Complimentary perimeter parking is offered to spectators and children age 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
Briggs & Stratton Motorplex
In addition to the main course, the facility includes a 0.8-mile (1.3 km) karting track called the Briggs & Stratton Motorplex inside the Carousel. The Briggs & Stratton Motorplex hosts two series of karting events. It hosts weekly events on Tuesdays in the summer. It also hosts approximately six Saturday events during the summer.
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barn at Road America
former school house
Girl Scout camp
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