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Drag Strip Series: Colorado

We’re here virtually in the Centennial state known as Colorado. Although some of these tracks may be closed due to the winter season, there’s no reason as to why you can’t add them to your bucket list to visit in 2021. Bandimere Speedway John Bandimere Sr. first broke ground here in 1958 in order to establish a safe place for racing as well as a place to learn more about automotive repair and performance. The Speedway has undergone some major changes since it was first... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Drag Strip Series: California Part 2

We’re back in California to cover a couple of tracks we didn’t get a chance to highlight in our first blog . Here you’ll find drag strips that’ll cover the majority of the West coast including one in a military airport—have a look.  Samoa Drag Strip - Eureka, CA This drag strip opened 65 years ago in Humboldt County California. The dragstrip is a quarter-mile long and they offer free Street Legal Drags. As of now they’ve finished their racing... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Drag Strip Series: Arkansas

Today, we make our way to Arkansas. We’ll be honest, Arkansas made us really do some digging as we searched for drag strips. Why? Well, it could be because they really love off-road racing (so do we). Here’s where you can race in Arkansas—on the drag strip or on an off-road track. Centerville Dragway Inc. Centerville Dragway Inc. is a hot spot for drag racers all over Arkansas and a proud family-owned business. The strip is 1000 and ⅛ mile race track and has been open... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, August 24, 2020

Drag Strip Series: Alaska and Arizona

Welcome to our new series where we highlight drag strips all over the country. Today we make two stops. The first will give you chills, because it’s so cool some might even call it “ice cold.” The other will have you feeling so hot you’ll need to bring sunscreen. So, pack your coat and a pair of shorts as we make our way to Alaska and Arizona.  Alaska Alaska Raceway Park The drag strip in Alaska Raceway Park is ¼ mile and the only drag strip to... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, July 23, 2020

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