The need for speed. It was a contagion across the U.S. in the 1950’s and ’60’s, and Soap Lake, WA, had it bad. From the early 1950’s to the very early 1970’s—the Soap Lake Speedway revved the town on Saturday nights with the sounds and excitement of stock car racing.
Mike Arvan was a local kid who fell hard for car racing. Click here to read the full story.
Planning the Soap Lake Centennial Celebration takes a lot of participation by many people. This website is intended to serve both as a source of information on Centennial activities and a place for those people or organizations planning events throughout 2019 to coordinate with the Centennial Celebration.