Road America Weather - Elkhart Lake, WI
Friday, June 28
Showers & T-Storms
NE 10-15 mph
Saturday, June 29
NE 9-14 mph
Sunday, June 30
N 5-10 mph
Forecast Discussion & Updates
NASCAR – Xfinity Series – Road America – Plymouth, WI
Fri Jul 28 – Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms. Total accumulation of around an inch of rain. Chance of rain 60%. Low around 67°F. High around 83°F. Northeast winds around 10-15 mph.
Sat Jul 29 – Mostly sunny. Low around 62°F. High around 76°F. Northeast winds around 9-14 mph.
Henry 180 – Xfinity Series – 3:00 PM
Sun Jul 30 – Mostly sunny. Low around 60°F. High around 78°F. North shifting south 5-10 mph.
An upper level trough will settle over the northeastern USA later this week. A shortwave appears to produce an MCS heading southeastward from northern Wisconsin. There is still uncertainty on how this storm will evolve, however, it appears to remain on Friday as dry, cooler air will build in the area on Saturday.
All times in EDT.
Updated: 7/26/23 6:00 PM EDT
IMSA Mark Sweeney (@IMSA_Wxman)
NHRA Elizabeth Ohlemacher (@NHRA_weather)
Road America is a motorsport road course located near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, United States on Wisconsin Highway 67. It has hosted races since the 1950s and currently hosts races in the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series, WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, IndyCar Series, SCCA Pirelli World Challenge, ASRA, AMA Superbike series, and SCCA Pro Racing’s Trans-Am Series. NASCAR will replace Road America with street racing through Downtown Chicago starting in 2023.
Many different racing series have had the occasion to race at Road America. The first was the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) on September 10, 1955. The Road America 500 is a sports car race that was part of different championships, among them the SCCA National Sports Car Championship, the United States Road Racing Championship and the IMSA GT Championship. Currently it is a points-paying race of the IMSA SportsCar Championship. The Grand Prix of Road America is an open-wheel race that was held as part of the Champ Car World Series and currently it is a part of the IndyCar Series.
Other notable series have included NASCAR’s Grand National (now NASCAR Cup Series) in 1956 and NASCAR Xfinity Series since 2010, CART from 1982 until 2007, Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Racing Series, CanAm, Trans-Am, AMA, and the SCCA National Championship Runoffs from 2009 to 2013. The Stadium Super Trucks began racing at the track starting in 2018; the trucks run a shortened course that bypasses turns 6 to 12, though the full layout is used on the final lap.
Road America also holds a variety of vintage racing events, including the Brian Redman International Challenge, now the HAWK with Brian Redman.