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Houston Raceway Park

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Address: 2525 FM 565 S, Baytown, TX 77522
Phone Number: 281 383 7223
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Good track thats well maintained

Went with some friends to do some friendly racing and had a blast . Would recommend it to everyone if your want some rush just take anything you got out there n send it down the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2014
Timothy H
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Andrews, Texas, United States
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Andrews, Texas, United States
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102 reviews 102 reviews
31 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Went with some friends to do some friendly racing and had a blast . Would recommend it to everyone if your want some rush just take anything you got out there n send it down the track

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We got the track in plenty of time all excited to watch a dirt track race in Texas. Its not that we haven't ever watched a dirt track race before but hey were on vacation so what the heck! Long story short the race never got started because there was lack of drivers/interest. Call before you go, I would definitely... More 

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Baytown, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you are a race lover this is the place to go. NHRA finals every March. Friday night local racing and the Winged Sprint dirt oval is awesome. Bring your family, friends or self to enjoy a night of high speeds and excitement.

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Houston, Texas
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160 reviews 160 reviews
44 attraction reviews
389 helpful votes 389 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Bring your eraplugs because this is real live racing - and right up front where the action is! The cost is extremely reasonable and we can't think of a more budget-friendly venue to take the family to. Hot dogs, soda, and beer are only $1.00. The races are genuine and exciting. Chek out the website to find out what races... More 

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Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

While parking was free it wasnt near to my room. The front desk guy let me check in so early. I thoroughly enjoyed NHRA in April but last day it rained and was very happy to be relaxing in my room. Quite comfy.

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Houston, Texas
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235 reviews 235 reviews
56 attraction reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

We always enjoy going to what is now called Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown. It's good fun. I prefer the oval track racing to the drag racing but both venues are great. Check out the schedule for upcoming events. Bring the whole family (with ear protection!) and enjoy some adrenalin induced excitement.

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Crosby, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I attend every year and enjoy all the races. I tell everyone all the time that if they like drag races, this is the place to go. Too bad it only comes once a year!

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Crosby TX
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

We took our grandsons to the drag races there, and it was really enjoyable. Be sure not to sit facing the sun, take along ear protection, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Be sure to visit the pit area!

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Houston, Texas
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103 reviews 103 reviews
28 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

The food at the buffet was fair. Not a large selection and the salads were a bit of a disappointment. Meats were good but not great. Desserts were the highlights. OVerall price versus value was good. The Outlaws concert was outstanding!

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League City, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Bring the family and earplugs! April is the time to visit because they hold the Nationals race.. All the big engines race.

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