Does RaceTrac Take EBT? Does RaceWay? Answered

Short Answer: RaceTrac accepts EBT in its convenience stores. You can use your EBT card to purchase snacks, packaged foods, and non-alcoholic drinks at RaceTrac. Additionally, many RaceWay gas stations — which have the same parent company as RaceTrac — also take EBT. For more on RaceTrac’s EBT policy, see below.

Does RaceTrac/RaceWay Take EBT?

RaceTrac accepts EBT at its gas station convenience stores. To confirm this information, we checked the SNAP retailer locator for every state where RaceTrac operates (Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee, Texas, and Mississippi) and found that RaceTrac is SNAP-approved in each state. We also contacted RaceTrac gas stations in several states, 100% of which said they take EBT.

RaceWay gas stations — which are owned by RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. but operate independently as franchises — also accept EBT at many locations. We contacted RaceWay stations in Florida, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Texas; about 85% of the RaceWay locations we checked said they accept EBT.

EBT-Eligible Items at RaceTrac/RaceWay

You cannot use your EBT card to purchase gas, alcohol, cigarettes, or hot foods. However, you can buy items like non-alcoholic drinks, baked goods, candy, bottled cold coffee, ice cream, and packaged foods. See our related research for more details of what you can and cannot buy using EBT.

Other Payment Methods at RaceTrac/RaceWay

For items that your EBT card does not cover, you will need to have a second payment method on hand when making purchases. You can use your EBT card first and then pay the difference using an alternative payment method.

RaceTrac and RaceWay accept cash, debit cards, gift cards, and all major credit cards (as previously reported).

Other Gas Stations That Take EBT

To find out more about which gas stations accept EBT, see our list of gas stations that take EBT. We also have the details of the EBT acceptance policies at Chevron, QT, Sheetz, Shell, and Speedway.