If you’d like to try your luck at dragging, all Hot August Nights Car participants race for free! For non-registered classics, there is a $75.00 daily racing fee. Vehicle must meet Hot August Nights criteria to be eligible to race. 1976 or older car or pickup truck. Tires must be street legal. No racing fuel or nitrous oxide is allowed. The top four qualifiers will race nightly in both Elapsed Time and Reaction Time categories for nightly prizes and the winner will qualify for Saturday’s night’s Grand Final.
The Hot August Nights Drag Races & Burnouts will be held in the west parking lot of the Sparks Nugget Casino Resort (corner of Nugget Avenue and 14th St.).
This year don’t miss world famous “General Jerry Lee”, the last running of the original 60’s wheelstanders. The General will be at the Drags every night signing autographs and making some exciting demo runs with our pros, 6p.m., 8p.m. and 10p.m. nightly.