Witness the worlds of motorsports and winter collide at the Upper Michigan Ice Races as racers compete on motorcycles or quads rigged with studded or full rubber tires to keep control on the icy loop. Hosted by the Upper Michigan Ice Racing Association, 2023 races take place every Saturday from January 21st through March 11th at Forsyth Township Ball Park in Gwinn, MI. 


Ice races

Day Races

1/7 (Canceled), 1/14 (Canceled), 1/21, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 3/4, 3/11⁠

Spectator gate opens at 10AM, and races begin by 11:30 AM.


Ice races

Night Races

January 28th (night race), February 25th (night race)

Race times for night ice races to be announced. Stay tuned!


Spectator info

Ice races

Watch from your warm car while tuning into the announcer on the radio or dress to watch from outside. $5 carload donation for non-members. Porta-potties will be available for the public.  

All images courtesy of Stephen Tripp