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“go racing!!! or atleast watch...”
Review of Lucas Oil Raceway

Lucas Oil Raceway
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Lucas Oil Raceway is home to the most historic drag strip in the world, a fan-favorite short track paved oval, and a 2.5 mile road course. Each year, the US Nationals (currently the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals) comes to Lucas Oil Raceway over Labor Day weekend. This event is the largest drag race in the world which will see more than 100,000 guests and close to 1,000 competitors. Ticket prices vary by day and seating location. The US Nationals is truly a sensory overload when the Top Fuel Dragsters and Nitro Funny Cars reach speeds of over 320 MPH in only 1000 feet of track. Wear ear protection and sun screen since the cars are loud and the sun is hot! Throughout the rest of the year, the track features a amateur race night most Wednesdays where anyone can race their own car down the drag strip, called Wild Wednesday. The track will also feature the ARCA Racing Series, CRA Series, USAC, Mazda Road to Indy (Pro Mazda/USF2000), Summit ET Bracket Series Division 3 Finals, Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, NMCA (National Muscle Car Association), Hot Rod Drag week, and more! Visit our website for all event information.
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“go racing!!! or atleast watch...”
Reviewed February 13, 2012

here is your chance to see the us nationals drag race during labor day weekend. each ticket also allows you to go in the pits. if you've never experienced 8,000 horsepower starting up, it is not for the faint of heart, and they are mainly idling in the pits. be prepared to wear ear plugs and if you do go in the pits, it's best to stand upwind of the dragsters when they start. the fumes are really bad.
when the top fuel cars go down the track, you can feel them go by. they can even set off car alarms.
you can also go to the oval track on the grounds. they have a few races there before the brickyard 400.
well worth the trip.

Visited September 2011
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Reviewed February 1, 2012

I was there several times watching Drag Races. I also saw a young Lady there who Handled a Gas Turbine Driven Engine down the Strait away. It was great the Roar vibrated the Glass Windows of a near by Building. I worked for Allison Gas Turbine, in Maysville for a while when I was working for Allison Transmission.

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