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Sports etc :: Sonoma Raceway
Sonoma Drags
4:00 PM
Sonoma Raceway
The raceway's popular program gives people a safe, legal, controlled environment in which to drag race their cars, away from city streets. Anyone with a driver's license can compete, providing their vehicle or motorcycle passes a simple technical inspection. All gas-propelled vehicles must have mufflers (if applicable). Almost any type of street-legal vehicle is eligible to run on the drag strip.

Gates open at 4:00 PM; racing runs from 4:30 PM-10 PM
If you plan on racing, you must be at the track by 7 PM. The earlier you get here, the more timed runs you'll get.
Racing may end earlier, depending on car count.

COST: $60 to race if you pre-register or purchase at the gate; $20 to race with High School ID. $20 for spectators at the gate.

WHERE: 29355 Arnold Dr., Sonoma, CA, 95476.

MORE INFORMATION: Email the drag racing team at drags@sonomaraceway.com as events are weather permitting, or visit the Sonoma Raceway Drag Racing Facebook Page.

TOP THE COPS: High school students (with a valid student ID) can drag race against local law enforcement officers through our ever-popular Top The Cops program.
What to Expect

Getting Here:

The main entrance is located at Gate 1 on Highway 121


Follow the signs to "Tech" to get your car teched
Once your car passes the simple tech inspection, a tech inspector will direct you to the staging lanes

Get Ready for Your First Run:

Wait for your class' turn in the staging lanes
Practice/timed runs start at 4:30 PM and end at 7 PM
There will be 2-3 runs before the first round of eliminations
Drag racing staff can help you with staging your car at the starting line.
After each run you'll receive a time slip with your elapsed time and speed on the quarter-mile.

First Round of Eliminations:

Eliminations start at 7 PM
Make it to the final four in your class and receive a trophy! Remember, it's all about being consistent and getting good reaction times on the tree!
Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Sonoma Raceway
Address: 29355 Arnold DR Sonoma, CA 95476
Phone: N/A

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