Lucas Oil Raceway’s marquee event is the world’s biggest and most prestigious drag race, the 60th Annual Chevrolet Performance US Nationals, Labor Day weekend Aug. 27 – Sept. 1. This milestone anniversary event will feature numerous special attractions and includes such bonus races as the Traxxas Nitro Shootouts for Top Fuel and Funny Car, the Factory Stock Showdown and Mopar HEMI Challenge.
Opening day at Lucas Oil Raceway features the first of nearly 30 scheduled Wild Wednesday Test & Tune events beginning April 2. Wild Wednesdays offer open time trials for street cars and race cars.
The season long VP Racing Fuels ET Bracket Series begins on Sunday, April 13. Special ET Bracket Series races will include the NHRA National Dragster Challenge (May 4), NHRA Indiana Drag Racing State Championship (Memorial Day, May 26), Summit Junior Drag Racing League Challenge (June 8) and Summit NHRA King of the Track (July 6). The top point earners qualify to represent team Lucas Oil Raceway at the NHRA Summit ET Finals that will be held at Lucas Oil Raceway, September 12-14.
NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competition kicks-off in the NHRA North Central Division, April 25-27.
The all motorcycle No Hatin’ Drag Racing Organization will hold four events at Lucas Oil Raceway, May 16-18, July 11-13, August 8-10 and September 26-28. For twenty years, the Miracle Ride has benefitted Riley Hospital for Children. The motorcycle fundraiser will return May 31-June 1.
Goodguys makes its triumphant return to Lucas Oil Raceway after a five-year hiatus for a one-night-only Friday Night Drags event on June 6. Goodguys Friday Night Drags will feature special exhibition vehicles, sportsman racing, a show & shine, and will be open to all years, makes and models of race cars.
Bellowing smoke and the rumble of diesel engines marks the return of the National Hot Rod Diesel Association’s Indiana Diesel Shootout on June 14.
The 10th Annual Jeg’s US Open Bracket Championship returns June 19-22. The four-day big money bracket race features $20,000 to win races on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Leveraging Lucas Oil Raceway’s unique multipurpose facility, the Race 4 Time Performance Challenge features drag racing, autocross, road course and car show activities, July 19-20. This exciting event benefits the Riley Hospital for Children.
Drag racing’s rising stars will compete in the Midwest Junior Super Series, September 19-21. Lucas Oil Raceway hosts race six of the Midwest Junior Super Series’ seven-race schedule.
Domestic doorslammer action returns October 10-12 with the 13th Annual NMCA World Street Finals featuring the 8th Annual Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout.
The NHRA Fall Classic National Open will be October 17-19. In addition to the NHRA categories contested, a Pro and Super Pro bracket race is held on Saturday and Junior Dragsters on Sunday.