Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake

Historic Race Circuit Marker

Historic Race Circuit Marker

Original Road America road race course. Walk them. Bike Them. Drive them. Two historic race circuits around Elkhart Lake will take you around the corners and over the hills once traveled at high speed by the world's top sports car drivers. Fourteen historical markers are placed around these winding circuits to commemorate the big names and the big events that occurred here between 1950 and 1952. Listed on the Wisconsin and national register of historic places. Relive the excitement and check out the historic open road sports car racing circuits of Elkhart Lake.


Circuits begin at the state historical marker on Lake Street in Elkhart Lake.

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History

Tour Type

  • Bike
  • Scenic Drives

Trail Length (miles)

  • 1950 circuit 3.3 miles. 1951-52 circuit 6.5 miles.

State Historic Sign Site

  • Yes