LaSalle Speedway (IL) Listed For Sale | Performance Racing Industry
LaSalle Speedway (IL) Listed For Sale
October 22, 2019
Track owner Kerry Izzo has chosen to retire and sell LaSalle Speedway, located in Illinois. The short track—which was founded in 1947 as Tri-City Speedway—is listed at $2.0 million and features a 1/4-mile dirt oval.
LaSalle Speedway (IL) Listed For Sale

Track owner Kerry Izzo has chosen to retire and sell LaSalle Speedway, located in LaSalle, Illinois. The short track is listed at $2.0 million. The near 56-acre facility is located 90 miles west of Chicago and 80 miles east of Davenport, Iowa, just south of the I-80 and I-39 interchange.

The facilty, which features a 1/4-mile dirt oval, hosts popular events including the Thaw Brawl, the UMP Summer Nationals, the IMCA One Night Stand, the Bill Waite Jr. Memorial IRA Sprint Car Special, and more. Sanctions that visit the track also include the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Models, the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and the ARCA Truck Series.

LaSalle Speedway was founded in 1947 as the Tri-City Speedway.

In 1992, LaSalle Speedway was opened by Kerry and Tony Izzo Sr. In 2000, Kerry took over sole ownership with family members assisting in operations and the addition of improvements and upgrades, including Musco lighting in the infield.

The location has also served as a temporary music venue and has hosted artists such as Toby Keith, Sawyer Brown, and Trick Pony. Additionally, the Speedway has hosted Monster Truck events, circuses (including the Shriners Circus), flea markets, and car shows.

The dirt track has attracted top and legendary racers, including NASCAR stars Kasey Kahne, Ken Schrader, Kenny Wallace, and Tony Stewart; dirt track stars Billy Moyer and Scott Bloomquist; and sprint car drivers Steve Kinser and Sammy Swindell. 

The turnkey facility comes ready to operate, and the property includes four homes ready for living or renting.

Additional features include:
- Two fully stocked concession stands
- All-purpose building (can be used for novelty sales or additional beer sales)
- Two ticket booths
- Parts Building
- Pit office (including PA system and an observation deck)
- Digital scoreboard
- Air-conditioned scoring tower (includes PA system)
- A long list of equipment necessary for track operations

- Nine air-conditioned skybox suites
- Seating for up to 4700 fans

Interested buyers can contact Brian Jortner at or at 440/935-7460.