The Granddaddy of them all is here this weekend!

The 66th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World Series of Drag Racing will take place this Friday Aug 23, Saturday Aug 24 and Sunday Aug 25 at Cordova International Raceway (19425 IL-84 Cordova).66th Annual World Series of Drag Racing Zooms Back into Cordova

Del Worsham, a three-time IHRA and NHRA world champion, will bring two Funny Car entries to the iconic event, along with IHRA and NHRA veteran Jack Wyatt.

Dom Lagana, the fastest driver in IHRA history with a world record speed of over 338 mph, and two-time IHRA World Champion Bruce Litton will rocket down the strip in their Top Fuel dragsters.

General admission tickets for The O’Reilly Auto Parts World Series of Drag Racing start at $30 for Friday, $40 Saturday and $15 Sunday. Tickets for children ages 6-12 are $10 for Friday, $10 for Saturday, and $5 Sunday. A three-day ticket for the entire weekend is $75 for adults and $20 for children 6-12.

Call 309-654-2110 today to get your tickets to this iconic event.

Four popular Nostalgia Funny Cars will be on hand with entries from Artie McElwee, Brandon Lewis and Joe Hass. Other Nostalgia entries include: Nostalgia Pro Stocks, Nostalgia Gassers and two front engine dragsters.

Fire-breathing jet cars include Danny Sullivan’s Chicago Rush and Dan Crownhart’s Jet Funny Car.

Richard Hutchins will do dazzling wheelies in his world-famous Chevy Rebellion Wheelstander.

Krista Baldwin, the granddaughter of legendary Top Fuel Drag Racer Chris Karamesines, the newest addition to the lineup will be on hand with her Top Alcohol Dragster.

Rounding out the lineup for The O’Reilly Auto Parts World Series of Drag Racing will be Pro Mods and the Kamper Korner R.V. bracket series.

 

This Weekend:

Track: Cordova International Raceway

Event Date: Friday, August 23 – Sunday, August 25, 2019

 

Weekend Schedule:

Friday, August 23

Racer Registration/ Parking: 7AM

Gates Open: 8AM

Time Trials: 9AM

Sportsman Eliminations: Follow

Pro Show: 7PM

 

Saturday, August 24

Racer Registration/ Parking: 7AM-11AM

Gates Open: 8AM

Time Trials: 8AM

Sportsman Elimination: Follow

Pro Show: 6PM & 8PM

 

Sunday, August 25

Racer Registration: 8:30 AM

Time Trials: 9AM

Sportsman Eliminations: Follow

 

For more information, visit https://www.racecir.com/.

66th Annual World Series of Drag Racing Zooms Back into Cordova
Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.
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