Be there this weekend Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
Byron Dragway 7287 North River Road, Byron Illinois
Admission price is:
$15 per day to spectate, kids 5 and under are free, kids 6-12 are $5,
$30 per day to race
The weather forecast is perfect. Come down to the track to witness the world’s largest vintage drag meet. Over 500 cars are registered from all across the United States! 3 days of match racing.
There is food and ice available on site. No beer sales.
Match racing all weekend long!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Friday - 12:00pm – Racing starts
3:00pm North VS South Shootout
4:30pm Great Lakes Gassers VS Nostalgia Gasser Racing Assoc.
6:00pm North VS South Shootout
Saturday - 10:00am Racing Starts
1:58pm National Anthem
2:00pm Match Racing starts 2:00pm
2:00pm Great Lakes Gassers VS Nostalgia Gasser Racing Assoc.
4:00pm North Vs South Shootout FINAL
6:00pm Great Lakes Gassers VS Nostalgia Gasser Racing Assoc. FINAL
7:00pm or 8pm Gears & Gals Pin Up Contest
Sunday - 10:00am Racing Starts
1:00pm B’Z Rods Shootout
Open match racing
The cutoff to pre-register your car is Sunday July 13th at midnight. We need to get the list to the track first thing Monday morning. Please spread the word!!!
WHEN THE GATES ARE CLOSED, THAT MEANS NO ENTRY AFTER THAT TIME PER TRACK MANAGEMENT. NO EXCEPTIONS. ALSO DO NOT BLOCK THE DRIVEWAY BY PARKING AT THE GATE WAITING FOR THEM TO OPEN. THANK YOU
Meltdown Drags “official” Gate time:
Race cars only (gate 1):
Thursday July 17th 1-8 pm
Friday July 18th 9am-8pm
Saturday July 19th 9-12
Sunday July 20th 9-12
Spectators, Swap Meet & Car show (gate 2):
Friday July 18th 9am-9pm
Saturday July 19th 9am-9pm
Sunday July 20th 9am-5pm
Racing all 3 days:
Friday July 18th 12pm-8pm
Saturday July 19th 10am-8pm
Sunday July 20th 10am-5pm???
Did you see the Beautiful dragster we are giving away? Here is a sneak peek at it. Check out the Giveaway page for more info!
If your reading this it means your into the same stuff we are. Bad ass old cars that not only look good, but sound good and have plenty of power. Long smokey burnouts and the smell of Nitro in the air. You’ve found your home. We love 60′s cars and racing.
New for 2014, The Meltdown Drags will be 3 days, Friday Saturday and Sunday! July 18, 19 & 20, 2014!! This is our 5th year. Mark your calendar and take vacation from work! You don’t want to miss this one!
All cars that will be raced must meet event criteria and must pre-register.
Cost: $30/day to race $15/day to car show, spectate, swap
Click for a link to google maps.
7287 North River Road
Byron, IL 61010