Is Farmington Dragway open?

For the racing enthusiasts or spectators, the Farmington Dragway is open year round featuring weekly racing programs like Friday Night Thunder as well as many special events.

How much does it cost to get into Farmington Dragway?

Friday nights $10 gate fee . Testing $20 kids 12 and under free!!! Most Saturday’s gate fee $15 kids 12 and under free.

What happened at Farmington Dragway?

(WJHL) – Lucas McKinney of Elizabethton was killed in a drag racing accident Saturday at Farmington Dragway in Mocksville, North Carolina. His parents, uncle, and best friend of 15-years watched in horror as the Pontiac he was racing in overturned and rolled multiple times.

Who owns Farmington Dragway?

High Performance Holdings
Farmington Dragway recently became available after Everett Justice and family — long-time operators of the track — couldn’t come to terms on a new lease with High Performance Holdings, which owns the track.

How long is Farmington Dragway?

1/8-mile
Farmington Dragway, a 1/8-mile track in Mocksville, N.C., nicknamed “The Farm,” has a rich racing history over a half-century long, first opening in 1963. The IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular races are tailored to the track’s weekly racing programs.

How long is Mooresville Dragway?

1/8 mile
Our Track. Our family-owned 1/8 mile racing track has been our passion for three generations.

What happened Lucas McKinney?

Lucas McKinney from Elizabethton, Tennessee, was driving a timed trial at the Farmington Dragway in Mocksville when he lost control of the vehicle while slowing down, the fire department told FOX8. The crash happened between 3 and 3:30 p.m and McKinney died from his injuries, the media outlet reported.

How long is Wilkesboro Dragway?

0.625 miles
North Wilkesboro Speedway

Oval
Length 0.625 miles (1.006 km)
Banking Turns: 14 degrees Straights: 3 degrees
Race lap record 0:18.905 (Ernie Irvan, Yates Racing, 1994, NASCAR Cup Series)
Website www.northwilkesborospeedway.com

How long is Piedmont Dragway?

Sitting 20 minutes outside of Greensboro, N.C, in Julian, N.C., Piedmont Dragway has been in operation since 1957 and is home of epic 1/8-mile drag racing owned by Senecal family.

Who owns Mooresville Dragway?

Donnie Gibbs Jr.
The Leazer family built Mooresville Dragway into a major bracket racing icon during the eighties and nineties, including helping to build the Pro Modified ranks with many Quick 8 shows. Donnie Gibbs Jr. purchased the facility in early 2017.

Who owns Wilkesboro Dragway?

Phil Halbedel and his wife Pat Prout purchased the dragstrip five years ago.

What is the oldest drag strip in the United States?

Julesburg Drag Strip, located off of US-138 in Julesburg, is the oldest drag racing track in the country. The Platte Valley Custom Club conducted races on the runway of the Julesburg Municipal Airport in 1959 and it’s been a hit ever since.