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Drag Strip Series: California

The BTE Drag Strip series is back! Today we make a pit stop in California, home to the oldest operating NHRA drag strip in the country. We’ve highlighted four, top-rated tracks, listed below.  Auto Club Raceway at Pomona - Pomona, California Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, (a.k.a Pomona Raceway and The Fairplex) has been a racing facility since 1961 and features a 1/4 mile drag strip. The facility is one of the few drag strips in the country to be operated directly by the NHRA.... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Drag Strip Series - AL

Welcome to our new series where we highlight drag strips all over the country. Our next stop is Alabama, where we find the home of the Tater Hauler as well as the NHRA-sanctioned track in Atmore. There are quite a number of tracks in Alabama, so just like in our first blog in the series, we narrowed it down to the four top-rated tracks, listed below. Baileyton Good Time Drag Strip - Baileyton, AL The title of the oldest drag strip on this list goes to Baileyton “Goodtime”... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, January 31, 2020

Drag Strip Series - TN Part I

Welcome to our new series highlighting drag racing tracks, where we explore the places you like to race across the country. We begin with Tennessee, which has quite a few tracks (so there’ll be a Part II to this state’s roundup).   Bristol Dragway Opening in 1965, the Bristol Dragway is more famously known as “Thunder Valley.” After several upgrades throughout the years, the drag strip’s elevation at the top end is 72 feet higher than the start,... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, January 10, 2020