Beacon Dragway is a 1/8 mile track located in Paducah, Kentucky that originally started as McCracken County Dragstrip in the 1960's and then transformed into a private airport. Beacon Dragway has now emerged by area developers Blane Grow and Keith Murt. Beacon Dragway officially opened on May 18th 2013 and offers safe and adrenaline filled racing for the racer as well as fun filled entertainment for families, friends and the everyday drag racing enthusiast. Beacon Dragway classes include Super Pro, Pro, Footbrake, Trophy, Motorcycle and Junior Dragsters. The drag strip features a 36 foot wide and 170 foot long concrete burnout and launch pad, and a state of the art timing system with scoreboards and illuminated towers. Other features include extensive parking with pit spot rentals, shop rentals, cafe, beer garden, VIP suites and nearby campgrounds.