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Beacon Dragway Summer Races

March 15 – November 9, 2014
  • Times: Thursday 4 PM - 11 PM, Saturday 12 PM - 12 AM
  • 4460 Shemwell Ln., Paducah, KY 42003
  • Venue: Beacon Dragway
  • Admission: $10, 12 and under are free
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Phone: 270.898.8100
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Beacon Dragway is a 1/8 mile track located in Paducah, Kentucky that offers a safe and adrenaline filled racing experience for the racer as well as fun filled entertainment for families, friends and the everyday drag racing enthusiast.

 

All times are subject to change. Special events will be posted as they arise.
Saturday's schedule will be moved back three hours in the Spring and Fall.
Thursday; Gates Open at 4PM, Track Opens at 5PM, Track Closes at 11PM
Saturday; Gates Open at 12PM, Open Time Trials at 1PM, Session Time Trails at 5PM,
First Round Eliminations at 7PM, Track Closes at 12AM

 

Beacon Dragway 2014 Tentative Schedule

March
15 Test & Tune (1 p.m. – 6 p.m.), Swap Meet (starts at 7 a.m)
22 First Summit Series Points Race - Super Pro, No Box, Street/Trophy, Jr Dragster
NHRA Remote Chassis Certification
29 Summit Series Points Race - Super Pro, No Box, Street/Trophy, Jr Dragster, Motorcycles

April
5 Summit Series Points Race - Super Pro, No Box, Street/ Trophy, Jr Dragster
12 Summit Series Points Race - Super Pro, No Box, Street/Trophy, Jr Dragster
19 Summit Series Points Race - Super Pro, No Box, Street/Trophy, Jr Dragster
26 Summit Series Points Race - Super Pro, No Box, Street/Trophy, Motorcycles, Jr Dragster

May
3 Closed due to PIR Event
4 $5000 to win Super Pro Special - minimum 75 entries, Double entries allowed.  Guaranteed $2,500 to win.
No Box regular program
10 Summit Series Points Race - Super Pro, No Box, Street/Trophy, Jr Dragster, Motorcycles, 6.00 & 7.00 Index Classes (80% Payback)
17 Beacon Dragway Birthday Bash - Nitro Funny Cars, Dixie Doorslammers, Super Pro, No Box, 6.00 & 7.00 Index Classes (80% Payback)
18 Street Cars Only – Must be street legal, driven to the track, with current registration and insurance
200 treadwear tires. Bracket and Heads-up Class. Car Show
24 $5000 True Footbrake Special – $100 Entry Fee (Double Entry Allowed), Buybacks 1st or 2nd round
No delay box, No trans brake, Electric or air shifters allowed. Super Pro, No Box regular program
25 $2500 True Footbrake Special – $75 Entry Fee (Double Entry Allowed), Buybacks 1st or 2nd round
No delay box, No trans brake, Electric or air shifters allowed. Super Pro, No Box regular program
31 Summit Series Points Race – Super Pro, No Box, Street/Trophy, Motorcycles. Double Points Race

June
6 Test & Tune – DRO Funny Car Challenge
7 DRO Funny Car Challenge – Super Pro , No Box
14 Sport Compact (heads up &bracket class) Super Pro, No Box, Street/ Trophy, Jr Dragster
21 NOS Nitrous Only True 10.5 – No other power adder (turbo, procharger, or blower) Super Pro, No Box
28 Summit Series Points Race(Double Points) & Swap Meet (opens at 7 a.m.)
Super Pro, No Box, Street/Trophy, Motorcycle, and 6.50 & 7.50 Index Classes (80% Payback)

July
4 Night of Fire – Jet Cars, Wheel Stander, Nostalgia Super Stock Exhibition
5 Nostalgia Super Stock/Nostalgia Muscle Car Combo $2500 to win, Summit Series Points Race
Super Pro, No Box,  and Jr Dragster
12 $5000 to win Super Pro Special – $100 Entry Fee (Double Entry Allowed), Buybacks 1st or 2nd round
No Box regular program
13 $2500 to win Super Pro Special – $75 Entry Fee (Double Entry Allowed), Buybacks 1st or 2nd round
No box regular program
19 Summit Series Points Race – Super Pro, No Box, Street/Trophy, and Motorcycles
26 $5000 True Footbrake Special – $100 Entry Fee (Double Entry Allowed), Buybacks 1st or 2nd round
No delay box, No trans brake, Electric or air shifters allowed. Super Pro, No Box regular program
27 $2500 True Footbrake Special – $75 Entry Fee (Double Entry Allowed), Buybacks 1st or 2nd round
No delay box, No trans brake, Electric or air shifters allowed. Super Pro, No Box regular program

August
2 OSCA Outlaw Street car Association – Super Pro, No Box
9 Hot August Night Summit Series Point Race (Double Points) – Super Pro, No Box, Street/ Trophy, Jr Dragster
16 National Dragster Challenge Summit Series Points Race – Super Pro, No Box, Street/Trophy Jr Dragsters, and Motorcycles.
22-24 Midwest Jr Dragsters – KC Jones Jet Cars. Top Fuel Champion Antron Brown No other classes.
30 Summit Series Points Race - Super Pro, No Box, Street/ Trophy, Jr Dragsters.

September
6 JEG’s Super Quick Series. Super Pro and No Box only. No Street /Trophy, Jr Dragsters , or Motorcycles
11-13 Division 3 Finals @ Indy. Closed. Good Luck Team Beacon Dragway
19 Pro Mods Test-n-Tune
20 Pro Mods – Super Pro, No Box
26-27 TBD

October
3 Geezer Gassers and Test & Tune
4 Nostalgia Weekend/Car Show – Pre ’72 cars
11 Ratoberfest – Dixie Door Slammers
18 Track Champions Race
25 Super Pro, No Box, Street Trophy, Junior Dragster

November
1 Super Pro, No Box, Street Trophy, Junior Dragster
8 Super Pro, No Box, Street Trophy, Junior Dragster
15 Super Pro, No Box, Street Trophy, Junior Dragster
22 Super Pro, No Box, Street Trophy, Junior Dragster

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