Illinois Dragstrips, Dragways, and Drag Racing Tracks

Directory of Dragstrips, Dragways, and Drag Race Tracks Located in Illinois.

Drag Racing in Illinois


I-57 Dragstrip

1/8 mile dragstrip. Dragstrip hosts multiple drag race classes and test and tune. See dragstrip website for race schedule and details.

(618) 439-6039

6112 Hill City Road Benton, IL 62812


Byron Dragway

Byron Dragway Dragstrip is a 1/4 mile NHRA Sanctioned dragstrip. Byron Dragway Dragstrip provides multiple drag race classes and race series. See dragstrip website for race schedule.

(815) 234-8405

7287 River Road Byron, IL 61010


Coles County Dragway

Coles County Dragway is a 1/8 mile NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) Sanctioned dragstrip. Coles County Dragway Dragstrip provides multiple drag race classes and race series. See dragstrip website for race schedule. Dragstrip was selected as the 2007 & 2008 NHRA Div 3 Summit Racing Series Track of the Year.

(217) 345-7777

4700 West State St. Charleston, IL 61920


Cordova Dragway Park

NHRA drag racing facility. Cordova Dragway Park is a 1/4 mile drag strip with concrete walls. Racing April thru October on Friday nights and Saturday nights and most Sundays. Weekly racing along with many special events.

Track Details:

Located 3 miles north of Cordova IL on Highway Route 84
NHRA Sanctioned
1/4 Mile Track
Concrete Safety Wall
Track Elevation 632 feet above sea level
300 foot smooth ground concrete launch surface
1400 feet of asphalt
2000 feet of shutdown and 500 foot sand trap followed by farm field
Compulink Timing System
Musco Stadium Lighting
190 Acre Facility
Sunoco Race Fuel on site
On Site Camping
Large fenced in children's playground located within site of tower
Large Pavilion Area
Pit side restrooms have showers
FM Broadcasting on 88.9
Track Accepts Master Card, Visa and Discover at the Pit Gate

(309) 654-2110

19425 IL Rt 84 N Cordova, IL 61242


Accelaquarter Raceway Park

Accelaquarter Raceway Park is a 1/8 mile non sanctioned dragstrip located 1 mile north of Harrisburg, IL. Bracket racing every Saturday night April thru October. Track features include 1425 feet of asphalt shutdown with a sand trap, concrete safety walls, elevation 397 ft above sea level, covered grandstand with handicapped access, covered pavilion by concession stand, and FM Broadcasting on 100.9. See website for schedule, special events and additional track details.

(812) 244-9331

1515 North Main St,(State Hwy 34N) Harrisburg, IL 62946


Central Illinois Dragway

Central Illinois Dragway has been drag racing since 1969. The dragway prior names include Mason County Dragway and Midstate Dragway. Track features a 1/8 mile track with 1,730 feet of shut-down area. Race schedule includes weekly bracket racing and special events throughout the season. See website for schedule.

(720) 878-5573

12016 North County Road 1650E Havana, IL 62644


Route 66 Raceway

Route 66 Raceway is the first True Stadium of drag racing. Founded in 1998 by nine local entrepreneurs, the NHRA-affiliated, quarter-mile drag strip is now fully owned and operated by the International Speedway Corporation and is sister track to Chicagoland Speedway, a 1.5-mile, D-shaped tri-oval that annually plays host to NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series, IndyCar and ARCA events. Route 66 Raceway annually hosts weekend ET Bracket Series racing, NHRA Jr. Drag Racing, NHRA Lucas Oil Series and NHRA Full Throttle Series professional drag racing events. The Route 66 Raceway property also includes a half-mile dirt oval track.

(815) 722-5500

Chicagoland Speedway 500 Speedway Blvd. Joliet, IL 60433

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