The summer may be winding down, but there are still lots of races to keep on your radar this fall. Take a look at our race round-up to help plan your competition schedule and check out major drag racing events across the United States.
Pepsi Nightfire Nationals & All Access Bracketeer Challenge - Firebird Raceway, ID
Aug. 9-12, 2018
Now in its 47th year, the annual Pepsi Nightfire Nationals at Firebird Raceway has attracted racing icons the likes of John Force, Don “the Snake” Prudhomme, Ed “the Ace” McCulloch, Tom “the Mongoose” McEwen, Gordie Bonin and many others. Join hundreds of racers from 15 states and Canada to battle in the All Access Bracketeer Challenge presented by IWS Sales and race for a combined purse topping $185,000.
GSTA Muscle Car Shootout - Brainerd International Raceway, MN
Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2018
No plans for Labor Day Weekend? Head out to Brainerd International Raceway for the Gopher State Timing Association Muscle Car Shootout. The event will feature the Muscle Car Series’ grand finale on the drag strip, Superbike racing on the road course, live music, a classic car show and much more.
Best of Detroit Footbrake Nationals - Bandimere Speedway, CO
Sept. 15, 2018
Now approaching its 60th anniversary, Bandimere Speedway (a.k.a. Thunder Mountain) never disappoints. The Manufacture Cup Championship is open to all Chevy, Ford, Mopar, Buick, Olds and Pontiac vehicles. The event will also feature the Sunoco King Street series and the Fastlane Automotive Stick Shift series.
King of the Coast Bracket Racing Series - Gulfport Dragway, MS
Sept. 21-23, 2018
BTE is proud to sponsor the 14th annual King of the Coast Bracket Racing Series at Gulfport Dragway. Electronics & footbrake racers will compete to win a golden check for up to $1,000! In addition, the driver who finishes highest in the 2018 Points Championship will win a BTE Top Sportsman transmission.
Battle at the Bridge - Sebring International Raceway, FL
Sept. 29, 2018
Safety-Kleen presents the Battle at the Bridge at Sebring International Raceway. Sebring’s legendary concrete front straight makes it one of Florida’s premiere tracks. The event will include drag racing, a drift contest, a car show and a power wheels race and will kick off at 1 p.m.
Fall Brawl 2018 PPV - Antioch Speedway, CA
Oct. 13, 2018
Whether it’s the close, slam-bang action of the Hobby Stocks or the fendered Stock Car competition of the Limited Late Models, the popular A Modifieds and B Modifieds, or the open wheel action of the Dwarf Cars, Antioch Speedway offers something that every fan can enjoy.
Southern Footbrake Challenge - Holly Springs Motorsports, MS
Oct. 25-28, 2018
Want more footbrake fun? Don’t miss the 6th annual BTE sponsored Southern Footbrake Challenge. We’ll have two $2,000 to win gamblers races, along with Triple 10s format on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The popular fish fry will return and livestream is tentative but likely. Pre-enter now!