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January 2021

All Welcome Test-and-Tune

January 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gainesville Raceway, 11211 N County Road 225
Gainesville, FL 32609 United States
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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 #1

January 16 @ 10:00 am
Gainesville Raceway, 11211 N County Road 225
Gainesville, FL 32609 United States
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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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Frank Hawley Drag Racing School Gas Class

January 19 - January 20
Gainesville Raceway, 11211 N County Road 225
Gainesville, FL 32609 United States
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Chassis Inspection | Slicks & Radials Test-and-Tune

January 23
Gainesville Raceway, 11211 N County Road 225
Gainesville, FL 32609 United States
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Chassis Inspection by appointment only from 7:30 am - 5 pm. To make an appointment, call 352-377-0046 Test-n-Tuen will be for vehicles with drag slicks and radial tires only. TIMES: 10 a.m.-4 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 #2

January 30 @ 10:00 am
Gainesville Raceway, 11211 N County Road 225
Gainesville, FL 32609 United States
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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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Import Face-Off

January 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gainesville Raceway, 11211 N County Road 225
Gainesville, FL 32609 United States
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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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February 2021

CANCELED – Summit Series Bracket Race #3

February 13 @ 9:00 am
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UPDATE: This race date has been canceled due to weather.  Any possible make-up date will be posted at a later time. 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…

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CANCELED – Summit Series Bracket Race #4

February 14 @ 9:00 am
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UPDATE: This race date has been canceled due to weather.  Any possible make-up date will be posted at a later time. 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…

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Frank Hawley Drag Racing School Gas Class

February 16 - February 17
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March 2021

NHRA Division 2 Baby Gators

March 4 - March 7

2021 Baby Gators Daily Schedule The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division arrives at Gainesville Raceway for The Baby Gators on March 4-7. The event is one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. Categories include Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas…

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Frank Hawley Drag Racing School Gas Class

March 16 - March 17
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Slicks & Radials Test-and-Tune

March 20 @ 10:00 am
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Only vehicles with drag slicks and radial tires will be allowed to compete at this event. TIMES: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: Race Car & Driver: $35 Crew: $15 Spectators (13yrs & up): $15 Children (12 & under): Free

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Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

March 21
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Friday Night Street Legal Madness

March 26 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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May 2021

All Welcome Test-and-Tune

May 1 @ 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 @ 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 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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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Juniors Only

May 15 @ 9:00 am
Gainesville Raceway Logo

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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 2:00 pm
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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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Slicks & Radials Test-and-Tune

June 19 @ 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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July 2021

Friday Night Street Legal Madness

July 2 @ 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 @ 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 @ 2:00 pm
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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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Slicks & Radials Test-and-Tune

July 24 @ 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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August 2021

Summit Series Bracket Race #12

August 7 @ 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 @ 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 @ 2:00 pm
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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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September 2021

Friday Night Street Legal Madness

September 3 @ 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 @ 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

September 17 @ 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 @ 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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Summit Series Bracket Race #14

September 25 @ 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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October 2021

Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

October 6

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

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

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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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