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March 2021

Friday Night Street Legal Madness

March 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
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Want to go fast? Want to see how your vehicle compares to others? Wild Wednesdays are open to all makes and models. Just bring your favorite car, truck, or bike to see what it can run in the quarter-mile. All vehicles must pass a tech inspection, and racers must have a valid driver’s license. For street legal portion of the night any Licensed Driver (must show license to pass tech) those under 18 but licensed must have a minor release…

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Racewars USA

March 28, 2021 @ 8:00 am

Car enthusiasts from all over the USA are talking about RACEWARS as the first of it's kind and now with the collaboration with Tampas Finest from Florida we are happy to showcase a unique, collaborative style. Vehicles from all over the spectrum are joining our tour and experiencing it first hand. Imports, Domestics, Euros, Trucks, Classics, Bikes, Luxury and a vast group of unique builds make our show floor. RWUSA's sole purpose for the the creation of the event was…

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April 2021

Summit Series Bracket Race #3 & NHRA.TV Wally Race

April 3, 2021 @ 9:00 am
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By far the most popular form of drag racing is a handicapped form of competition known as “E.T. Bracket Racing.” In this form of racing, two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in a competitive drag race. The accepted standard…

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Friday Night Street Legal Madness

April 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
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Want to go fast? Want to see how your vehicle compares to others? Wild Wednesdays are open to all makes and models. Just bring your favorite car, truck, or bike to see what it can run in the quarter-mile. All vehicles must pass a tech inspection, and racers must have a valid driver’s license. For street legal portion of the night any Licensed Driver (must show license to pass tech) those under 18 but licensed must have a minor release…

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Slicks & Radials Test-and-Tune

April 10, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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Only vehicles with drag slicks and radial tires will be allowed to compete at this event. TIMES: 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Cost: Race Car & Driver: $35 Crew: $15 Spectators (13yrs & up): $15 Children (12 & under): Free

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Summit Series Bracket Race #4

April 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am
Summit Racing Series Logo

By far the most popular form of drag racing is a handicapped form of competition known as "E.T. Bracket Racing." In this form of racing, two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in a competitive drag race. The accepted standard…

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May 2021

All Welcome Test-and-Tune

May 1, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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All-Welcome Test-and-Tune plus Gambler Race is a Gainesville Raceway test-and-tune program on select dates open to anyone who meets the following requirements: 18 years of age with valid state vehicle operating license. Anyone 16-17 years of age must have a fully executed Parent/Guardian Release and Waiver on file.  Driver must have a valid state vehicle operating license. Long pants and sleeved shirt (no tank tops); Full shoes (no open-toe or open-heel shoes). Roll bar mandatory if full-bodied car running 11.00-11.49 (7.00-7.35*); Convertibles…

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Summit Series Bracket Race #5 & King of the Track

May 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am
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By far the most popular form of drag racing is a handicapped form of competition known as "E.T. Bracket Racing." In this form of racing, two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in a competitive drag race. The accepted standard…

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Summit Series Bracket Race #6

May 9, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Summit Racing Equipment Racing Series Logo

By far the most popular form of drag racing is a handicapped form of competition known as “E.T. Bracket Racing.” In this form of racing, two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in a competitive drag race. The accepted standard…

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Juniors Only

May 15, 2021 @ 9:00 am
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This event is a Junior Dragsters & Junior Street ONLY race. It includes the three age groups for junior racing. This is a Summit Jr. Wally Race - Wally trophies will be presented to all winners including Junior Street. Junior Dragsters Payouts - Winner: $500 - Runner-Up: $200 - Semifinalists: $75 There will be no payout for Junior Street.

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Friday Night Street Legal Madness

May 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Friday Street Legal Madness Logo

Want to go fast? Want to see how your vehicle compares to others? Wild Wednesdays are open to all makes and models. Just bring your favorite car, truck, or bike to see what it can run in the quarter-mile. All vehicles must pass a tech inspection, and racers must have a valid driver’s license. For street legal portion of the night any Licensed Driver (must show license to pass tech) those under 18 but licensed must have a minor release…

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Slicks & Radials Test-and-Tune

May 22, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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Only vehicles with drag slicks and radial tires will be allowed to compete at this event. TIMES: 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Cost: Race Car & Driver: $35 Crew: $15 Spectators (13yrs & up): $15 Children (12 & under): Free

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Summit Series Bracket Race #7

May 29, 2021 @ 10:00 am
Summit Racing Series Logo

By far the most popular form of drag racing is a handicapped form of competition known as "E.T. Bracket Racing." In this form of racing, two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in a competitive drag race. The accepted standard…

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Summit Series Bracket Race #8

May 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am
Summit Racing Series Logo

By far the most popular form of drag racing is a handicapped form of competition known as "E.T. Bracket Racing." In this form of racing, two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in a competitive drag race. The accepted standard…

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June 2021

All Welcome Test-and-Tune

June 5, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

All-Welcome Test-and-Tune plus Gambler Race is a Gainesville Raceway test-and-tune program on select dates open to anyone who meets the following requirements: 18 years of age with valid state vehicle operating license. Anyone 16-17 years of age must have a fully executed Parent/Guardian Release and Waiver on file.  Driver must have a valid state vehicle operating license. Long pants and sleeved shirt (no tank tops); Full shoes (no open-toe or open-heel shoes). Roll bar mandatory if full-bodied car running 11.00-11.49 (7.00-7.35*); Convertibles…

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Friday Night Street Legal Madness

June 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Friday Street Legal Madness Logo

Want to go fast? Want to see how your vehicle compares to others? Wild Wednesdays are open to all makes and models. Just bring your favorite car, truck, or bike to see what it can run in the quarter-mile. All vehicles must pass a tech inspection, and racers must have a valid driver’s license. For street legal portion of the night any Licensed Driver (must show license to pass tech) those under 18 but licensed must have a minor release…

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Summit Series Bracket Race #9

June 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
Summit Racing Series Logo

By far the most popular form of drag racing is a handicapped form of competition known as "E.T. Bracket Racing." In this form of racing, two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in a competitive drag race. The accepted standard…

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Slicks & Radials Test-and-Tune

June 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Slicks & Radials TNT Logo

Only vehicles with drag slicks and drag radial tires will be allowed to compete at this event. TIMES: 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Cost: Race Car & Driver: $35 Crew: $15 Spectators (13yrs & up): $15 Children (12 & under): Free

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July 2021

Friday Night Street Legal Madness

July 2, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Friday Street Legal Madness Logo

Want to go fast? Want to see how your vehicle compares to others? Wild Wednesdays are open to all makes and models. Just bring your favorite car, truck, or bike to see what it can run in the quarter-mile. All vehicles must pass a tech inspection, and racers must have a valid driver’s license. For street legal portion of the night any Licensed Driver (must show license to pass tech) those under 18 but licensed must have a minor release…

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All Welcome Test-and-Tune

July 10, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Gainesville Raceway Logo

All-Welcome Test-and-Tune plus Gambler Race is a Gainesville Raceway test-and-tune program on select dates open to anyone who meets the following requirements: 18 years of age with valid state vehicle operating license. Anyone 16-17 years of age must have a fully executed Parent/Guardian Release and Waiver on file.  Driver must have a valid state vehicle operating license. Long pants and sleeved shirt (no tank tops); Full shoes (no open-toe or open-heel shoes). Roll bar mandatory if full-bodied car running 11.00-11.49 (7.00-7.35*); Convertibles…

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Summit Series Bracket Race #11

July 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
Summit Racing Series Logo

By far the most popular form of drag racing is a handicapped form of competition known as "E.T. Bracket Racing." In this form of racing, two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in a competitive drag race. The accepted standard…

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Slicks & Radials Test-and-Tune

July 24, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Slicks & Radials TNT Logo

Only vehicles with drag slicks and drag radial tires will be allowed to compete at this event. TIMES: 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Cost: Race Car & Driver: $35 Crew: $15 Spectators (13yrs & up): $15 Children (12 & under): Free

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August 2021

Summit Series Bracket Race #12

August 7, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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JUNIOR STREET WILL RUN AT THIS EVENT. By far the most popular form of drag racing is a handicapped form of competition known as "E.T. Bracket Racing." In this form of racing, two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in…

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Friday Night Street Legal Madness

August 13, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Friday Street Legal Madness Logo

Want to go fast? Want to see how your vehicle compares to others? Wild Wednesdays are open to all makes and models. Just bring your favorite car, truck, or bike to see what it can run in the quarter-mile. All vehicles must pass a tech inspection, and racers must have a valid driver’s license. For street legal portion of the night any Licensed Driver (must show license to pass tech) those under 18 but licensed must have a minor release…

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Summit Series Bracket Race #10 (Rescheduled from 6/26)

August 21, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
Summit Racing Series Logo

By far the most popular form of drag racing is a handicapped form of competition known as "E.T. Bracket Racing." In this form of racing, two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in a competitive drag race. The accepted standard…

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September 2021

Friday Night Street Legal Madness

September 3, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Friday Street Legal Madness Logo

Want to go fast? Want to see how your vehicle compares to others? Wild Wednesdays are open to all makes and models. Just bring your favorite car, truck, or bike to see what it can run in the quarter-mile. All vehicles must pass a tech inspection, and racers must have a valid driver’s license. For street legal portion of the night any Licensed Driver (must show license to pass tech) those under 18 but licensed must have a minor release…

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Summit Series Bracket Race #13

September 11, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
Summit Racing Series Logo

JUNIOR STREET WILL RUN AT THIS EVENT. By far the most popular form of drag racing is a handicapped form of competition known as "E.T. Bracket Racing." In this form of racing, two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in…

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Friday Night Street Legal Madness

September 17, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Friday Street Legal Madness Logo

Want to go fast? Want to see how your vehicle compares to others? Wild Wednesdays are open to all makes and models. Just bring your favorite car, truck, or bike to see what it can run in the quarter-mile. All vehicles must pass a tech inspection, and racers must have a valid driver’s license. For street legal portion of the night any Licensed Driver (must show license to pass tech) those under 18 but licensed must have a minor release…

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Slicks & Radials Test-and-Tune

September 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Slicks & Radials TNT Logo

Only vehicles with drag slicks and drag radial tires will be allowed to compete at this event. TIMES: 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Cost: Race Car & Driver: $35 Crew: $15 Spectators (13yrs & up): $15 Children (12 & under): Free

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Summit Series Bracket Race #14

September 25, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
Summit Racing Series Logo

JUNIOR STREET WILL RUN AT THIS EVENT. By far the most popular form of drag racing is a handicapped form of competition known as "E.T. Bracket Racing." In this form of racing, two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in…

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October 2021

Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

October 6, 2021

Earn your competition license, improve your skills, check one off your Bucket List or upgrade your current license - and have fun doing it! You'll learn so much more than how to drag race at Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School at Gainesville Raceway! No experience necessary. Pre-registration required. 2021 CLASS DATES: - October 19-20: Gas Class - October 26-27: Funny Car Class - November 11-12: Gas Class - November 16-17: Funny Car Class - December 6-7: Gas Class - December…

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Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

October 6, 2021

Earn your competition license, improve your skills, check one off your Bucket List or upgrade your current license - and have fun doing it! You'll learn so much more than how to drag race at Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School at Gainesville Raceway! No experience necessary. Pre-registration required. 2021 CLASS DATES: - October 19-20: Gas Class - October 26-27: Funny Car Class - November 11-12: Gas Class - November 16-17: Funny Car Class - December 6-7: Gas Class - December…

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Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

October 6, 2021

Earn your competition license, improve your skills, check one off your Bucket List or upgrade your current license - and have fun doing it! You'll learn so much more than how to drag race at Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School at Gainesville Raceway! No experience necessary. Pre-registration required. 2021 CLASS DATES: - October 19-20: Gas Class - October 26-27: Funny Car Class - November 11-12: Gas Class - November 16-17: Funny Car Class - December 6-7: Gas Class - December…

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All Welcome Test-and-Tune

October 9, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

All-Welcome Test-and-Tune plus Gambler Race is a Gainesville Raceway test-and-tune program on select dates open to anyone who meets the following requirements: 18 years of age with valid state vehicle operating license. Anyone 16-17 years of age must have a fully executed Parent/Guardian Release and Waiver on file.  Driver must have a valid state vehicle operating license. Long pants and sleeved shirt (no tank tops); Full shoes (no open-toe or open-heel shoes). Roll bar mandatory if full-bodied car running 11.00-11.49 (7.00-7.35*); Convertibles…

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Friday Night Street Legal Madness

October 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Friday Street Legal Madness Logo

Want to go fast? Want to see how your vehicle compares to others? Wild Wednesdays are open to all makes and models. Just bring your favorite car, truck, or bike to see what it can run in the quarter-mile. All vehicles must pass a tech inspection, and racers must have a valid driver’s license. For street legal portion of the night any Licensed Driver (must show license to pass tech) those under 18 but licensed must have a minor release…

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Import Face-Off

October 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am
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Import Face-Off (IFO) originated in 2001 and is the largest, continually running national Import show and race series in the U.S. (40+ events from coast to coast annually).  Our 400th event was in March 2018!  The series pays out $250,000+ in cash, trophies, and prizes a year!   Over $3.2 million in cash and trophy payouts have been paid out to event winners since IFO's origin.  Much more than just a race and show, IFO is a lifestyle event that follows…

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Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

October 19, 2021 - October 20, 2021

Earn your competition license, improve your skills, check one off your Bucket List or upgrade your current license - and have fun doing it! You'll learn so much more than how to drag race at Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School at Gainesville Raceway! No experience necessary. Pre-registration required. 2021 CLASS DATES: - October 19-20: Gas Class - October 26-27: Funny Car Class - November 11-12: Gas Class - November 16-17: Funny Car Class - December 6-7: Gas Class - December…

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Grassroots Motorsports $2,000 Challenge

October 22, 2021 - October 23, 2021
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$2000 Budget. Three Events. Zero Excuses. Think you can build an awesome car for just $2000? Fine, prove it—and have a fun weekend at the same time. The Grassroots Motorsports $2000 Challenge presented by CRC Industries and eBay Motors sets the stage for some of the most spectacular budget builds you've ever seen. We're talking 9-second quarter-mile times and cars that could dominate your local autocross, each built on a $2000 budget. Click Here for Racer Rules Click Here for More…

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Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

October 26, 2021 - October 27, 2021

Earn your competition license, improve your skills, check one off your Bucket List or upgrade your current license - and have fun doing it! You'll learn so much more than how to drag race at Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School at Gainesville Raceway! No experience necessary. Pre-registration required. 2021 CLASS DATES: - October 19-20: Gas Class - October 26-27: Funny Car Class - November 11-12: Gas Class - November 16-17: Funny Car Class - December 6-7: Gas Class - December…

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6th Annual 352 Shootout

October 30, 2021 @ 8:00 am

The 352 Shootout showcases the best street car and drag car racing at one of Florida's premier tracks (Gainesville Raceway's all-concrete racing surface), heads-up and run in no-time format. All AREA CODES / STATES ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE Click HERE to visit the 352 Shootout Facebook page. ENTRY FEES / PRICING: VIP Adult (VIP offers Early Entry / Pit Parking): $25 General Admission Adult (parking outside pit area): $15 Kids under 12: Free Class Racer: $25 (gate fee only; class fees payable…

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November 2021

All Harley Drag Racing Association

November 5, 2021 - November 7, 2021
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Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

November 11, 2021 - November 12, 2021

Earn your competition license, improve your skills, check one off your Bucket List or upgrade your current license - and have fun doing it! You'll learn so much more than how to drag race at Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School at Gainesville Raceway! No experience necessary. Pre-registration required. 2021 CLASS DATES: - October 19-20: Gas Class - October 26-27: Funny Car Class - November 11-12: Gas Class - November 16-17: Funny Car Class - December 6-7: Gas Class - December…

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Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

November 16, 2021 - November 17, 2021

Earn your competition license, improve your skills, check one off your Bucket List or upgrade your current license - and have fun doing it! You'll learn so much more than how to drag race at Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School at Gainesville Raceway! No experience necessary. Pre-registration required. 2021 CLASS DATES: - October 19-20: Gas Class - October 26-27: Funny Car Class - November 11-12: Gas Class - November 16-17: Funny Car Class - December 6-7: Gas Class - December…

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Track Championship Banquet

November 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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To be held at the Gainesville Raceway Pavilion, the night will honor its track champions on Saturday, November 20 in a special banquet beginning at 6:00 PM.

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December 2021

Fall Box/No Box Bracket Bash

December 4, 2021
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*THIS EVENT IS BEING COMPLETED ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4 AFTER WEATHER POSTPONED THE EVENT ON NOVEMBER 13* On November 13, Gainesville Raceway will host a Box/No Box Bracket Bash!  All racing will be done at the 1/8th mile distance, and entry fees for all classes will be $85. First round buyback pricing will be $40, and crew/spectator tickets will be $15. One car can be driven in both classes by the same driver OR different drivers.  Double entries will be…

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Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

December 6, 2021 - December 7, 2021

Earn your competition license, improve your skills, check one off your Bucket List or upgrade your current license - and have fun doing it! You'll learn so much more than how to drag race at Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School at Gainesville Raceway! No experience necessary. Pre-registration required. 2021 CLASS DATES: - October 19-20: Gas Class - October 26-27: Funny Car Class - November 11-12: Gas Class - November 16-17: Funny Car Class - December 6-7: Gas Class - December…

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All Welcome Test-and-Tune

December 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am
Gainesville Raceway Logo

All-Welcome Test-and-Tune plus Gambler Race is a Gainesville Raceway test-and-tune program on select dates open to anyone who meets the following requirements: 18 years of age with valid state vehicle operating license. Anyone 16-17 years of age must have a fully executed Parent/Guardian Release and Waiver on file.  Driver must have a valid state vehicle operating license. Long pants and sleeved shirt (no tank tops); Full shoes (no open-toe or open-heel shoes). Roll bar mandatory if full-bodied car running 11.00-11.49 (7.00-7.35*); Convertibles…

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Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

December 12, 2021
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Click Here to Purchase Your Spot  Click Here for More Information

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Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

December 28, 2021 - December 29, 2021

Earn your competition license, improve your skills, check one off your Bucket List or upgrade your current license - and have fun doing it! You'll learn so much more than how to drag race at Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School at Gainesville Raceway! No experience necessary. Pre-registration required. 2021 CLASS DATES: - October 19-20: Gas Class - October 26-27: Funny Car Class - November 11-12: Gas Class - November 16-17: Funny Car Class - December 6-7: Gas Class - December…

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March 2022

53rd Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

March 10 - March 13
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The Gatornationals is an annual National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) national drag racing event held each March at Gainesville Raceway in Gainesville, Florida. The event was held for the first time in 1970. The traditional East Coast opener and the season’s first of 16 events for Pro Stock Motorcycle riders and first of 10 for NHRA Get Screened America Pro Mod Drag Racing Series racers moves back to the second spot on the calendar. The event is one of the sport’s most revered with a rich tradition of history-making…

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