Nostalgia drag racing started in the Missouri 80's when old racers started using their front-engine dragsters, funny cars and Super Stockers to race again, and picked up in the early 90's. Nostalgia drag racing is gaining in popularity as the original drag racers become old men and there are many nostalgia drag racing teams trying to preserve the vehicles and racing culture of the s and s. After Henry Ford started making automobiles more affordable for Americans by manufacturing them on an assembly line, it wasn't long until people started racing them.
Track owner, Chris Payne, is targeting an opening date for the drag strip 60 days later in mid-July. The new drag strip will be named Central Power Dragway. So there's a generation that hasn't even set foot on that track.
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Pre-register today to reserve your space for race and show car. Forms below. The goal being to duplicate the look and feel of the Drag Strip in Summer
Had a great day! Lots of food and drink benders. Nitro mall was packed, needed a few more cashiers but didn't mind.
Typically, when we hear about race tracks closing, it's a result of financial factors. Oftentimes, they close due to the persistent complaints of dim-witted busybodies who bought McMansions in new subdivisions built close to formerly-secluded tracks. This might be the first time we've heard of a track closing due to environmental reasons.
Iowa's Raceway Park of the Midlands is a 2. And it's currently under 14 feet of water, another victim of the devastating floods that continue their lethal creep across the upper Midwest. Photos shared by the complex's Facebook page show the circuit and NHRA-sanctioned drag strip transformed into an inland sea by record floodwaters pouring out of the Missouri River. A lone row of bleachers and the roofs of track buildings are all that hint at what lies beneath the water's surface.
Listen Listening Investment in racing in the Kansas City area is even ramping up, as evidence by Kansas City-based developer Chris Payne purchasing the old I Speedway property this summer. Payne plans to not only revive the dormant track near Odessa, Missouri, into a half-mile clay oval but also install a quarter-mile drag strip that has been missing from the Kansas City area for almost a decade.