Hot August Nights Drag Races and Burnouts


Wednesday, August 7 – Saturday, August 10
6:00 p.m. until midnight


Hot August Nights Drag Races & Burnouts is an event worth seeing! Classic competitors race down a 1/16 of a mile track held in the west parking lot at the Nugget Casino Resort. Dragsters will compete side  by side with full professional equipment including “Christmas Tree” starting lights, finish line displays, and full comparative E.T. printouts for each driver.

The Hot August Nights Drag Races and Burnouts will be located in the West parking lot of the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with races beginning at 6 p.m., no admittance after 11:30 p.m. This pedal to the metal competition is open to all 1979 and older vehicles with free entry for all 2019 registered Hot August Nights participants. A $75 charge will be applied to any non-registered dragsters that would like to compete on this one-sixteenth of a mile track.

Spectator Price: $15.00 nightly, children 6 and under are free.

Nightly cash prizes for the top three racers in both Elapsed Time (Breakout set at 5 seconds) and Reaction Time.

First Place $75.00

Second Place $50.00

Third Place $25.00

If you have the guts, you can earn the glory!

Grand Finals Top Prize $150.00 + Entry to 2020 Reno/Sparks Event. Top prize for fastest RT $150.00.

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