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October 2021

Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

October 19 - October 20

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 - October 23
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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 - October 27

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 @ 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 - November 7
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Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

November 11 - November 12

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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Fall Box/No Box Bracket Bash

November 13 @ 9:00 am
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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 allowed. Gates open at 8:00 AM and racing will begin at 10:00 AM. PAYOUTS Winner - $2,500…

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Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

November 16 - November 17

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 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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To be held at the Alachua Woman's Club, Gainesville Raceway will honor its track champions on Saturday, November 20 in a special banquet beginning at 6:00 PM.

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December 2021

Slicks & Radials Test-and-Tune

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

December 6 - December 7

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 @ 10:00 am
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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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Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

December 12
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Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

December 28 - December 29

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, 2022 - March 13, 2022
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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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Upcoming Events

  1. Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

    October 19 - October 20
  2. Grassroots Motorsports $2,000 Challenge

    October 22 - October 23
  3. Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

    October 26 - October 27
  4. 6th Annual 352 Shootout

    October 30 @ 8:00 am
  5. All Harley Drag Racing Association

    November 5 - November 7