Tucson Dragway Reunion May 5th & 6th, 2017
The 2017 Tucson Dragway Reunion is bigger and better than before!
On Friday the track will be hot for a Test and Tune for pre-’89 cars and thenostalgia dragsters and other race cars will be doing cackles, push starts and burnouts all event long. The pit area will open at 8 a.m. forparticipants. The gates will open for spectators at 4 p.m. and the show will run from 6-10 p.m.
The big show on Saturday will feature drag racing for pre-’89 cars, a large car display area featuring pre-'89 customs, hot rods, street rods, and race cars; a great collection of nostalgia dragsters, funny cars, and other race cars on display in the special Nitro Alley area; the Western Fuel Altereds running three rounds starting at 6 p.m.; the spectacular Nitro Blast with many nitro cars all running in front of the stands at the same time; and nitro car cackles, push starts in front of the stands, launches and burnouts all event long.
The gates will open on Saturday at 7 a.m. for participants and spectators. The track will go hot at 9 a.m. for test and tune. The main show will kick off at 6 p.m. with the first round of the Western Fuel Altereds.
Admission is only $10 each day, $15 for a two day ticket, and kids under 12 are free. The shops and concessions will be open both nights. Tech cards are $30 per day or $50 for both days if purchased on Friday.
Best of all, the 2017 event will continue its tradition of being a laid back, low key affair where old friends and racers can see one another and fans can meet some legendary drivers, watch some great racing, and see some historic race cars up close in the pits and on the track!
Pre-'89 race cars, street rods, hot rods, and custom cars may park inside the pits in the special car display area at no extra charge both days. You pay only the general admission on Saturday. If you want to run down the race track, you must buy a tech card.
There will also be a free Kick Off Party on Thursday May 4 at the Speed Sport/Climax Race Shop at 5401 S. Canada Pl starting at 3 p.m. with cackles starting at dusk. Come on down to see race cars and drivers up close!
More details and announcements will be posted on the event’s Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/191058387967723/
Heritage Style Nostalgia Race
In addition to Western Fuel Altereds, we will be hosting a Heritage Style Nostalgia Race on Saturday May 6th!
The race will feature the following index classes:
HR: 8.50 - 13.99
Altitude Adjustment For Tucson Are Below
HR: 8.50 - 14.30
$100 Buy in to the Nostalgia Race and 100% of the Buy In goes to the Purses! Along with your $30 Gate Fee that includes Test and Tune for the day.
The NE Classes are open to Pre '89 Door Slammers, Roadsters, and Front Engine Dragsters and will be running on a 4 Pro Heads Up Tree.
The HR Class will utilize a 5 Full tree with no Crosstalk.
Kick Off Party and Open House at Speed Sport/Climax Race Shop
5401 S Canada Pl.
Doors Open: 3pm with Cackles starting at dusk.
Admission: $10 A day or $15 For A Full Event Pass.
Kids under 12 are free!
Gates Open: 8am For Racers and 4pm For Spectators.
Spectators are $10
Racer Tech Card: $30
Participant & Spectator Gates Open: 7am
6pm: The Show Starts with the First Round of Western Fuel Altereds!