Saturday Night Speedway is a dirt track racing simulation where you race in Pro Stock, Midget and Late Model cars. There are thirteen real world tracks which are oval dirt tracks and six fantasy tracks. The race formats consist of Practice, Qualifying, Heats 1 & 2, B Main and A Main.
The Arcade mode features Single Race where you compete in a single event in a chosen car and track, there is a Championship mode where you compete in thirteen events, and Time Trial where you race alone to try to beat your lap records. Career Mode includes car repairs, car upgrades, sponsorship earnings, race earnings and more.