New York is known for many things- lattes, bagels, taxicabs; but drag racing doesn’t seem to be one of them. Drag racing is more typically associated with the south than hustling bustling New York. However there are some that find the drive of New York perfect for some sizzling street racing action. What could be hotter than taking a few seconds to fly down a 1/8 to 1/4 mile? Speed, adrenaline, and nitromethane seem to go hand in hand in high energy environments. If you are one of brave men and women who drag race for sport or profit, and feel the need for speed this weekend, here are the places where you can find relief inside of New York.
Esta Safety Park Dragstrip
P.O. Box 1189
Cicero, New York 13039-1189
Esta Safety Park Dragstrip is a 1/4 mile asphalt dragstrip on an elevation of 400 feet. They race on Sunday afternoons with NHRA ET Bracket racings of Super pro, Pro Sportsmen, Pro Sled, Pro Bike, Sport Compacts, Street, Modifieds, Trophy, and Jr. Dragsters.
Glad Rag Raceway
29 Holmes Rd
Porter Corners, New York 12859
Glad Rag Raceway is a 300 foot asphalt dragstrip on an elevation of 300 feet. They race on Saturday afternoons with ET Bracket racing and Grudge Matches.
Lancaster Motorsports Park
P.O. Box 338
Clarence, New York 14031
Location: 57 Gunnville Road, Lancaster, NY 14086
Lancaster Motorsports Park is a 1/8 mile asphalt dragstrop on an elevation of 600 feet. They race on Friday nights with IHRA ET Bracket racing with Super Pro, Pro, Heavy, Bikes, Sleds, and Streets.
Lebanon Valley Dragway
P.O. Box 158
West Lebanon, New York 12195
518-794-7130 or 518-794-9606
Location: 1746 Rt. 20, Lebanon, NY 12195
Lebanon Valley Raceway is a 1/4 mile asphalt dragstrip that races on Sunday afternoons with NHRA ET Bracket racing. They also race on Wednesday nights with Streets and Saturday afternoons with Test&Tune.
New York International Raceway Park
P.O. Box 296
2011 New Rd
Leicester, NY 14481
New York International Raceway Park is a 1/4 mile asphalt dragstrip on an elevation of 918 feet. They race IHRA ET Brackets on Saturdays, Grudge matches on Wednesday nights, and Test&Tune on Friday nights.
Skyview Drag Strip
P.O. Box 24
Tioga Center, NY 13845
607-687-9392 or 607-687-3744
Skyview Drag Strip is a 1/8 mile asphalt dragstrip on an elevation 900 feet. They race Test&Tune on Friday nights and IHRA ET Bracket racing on Saturdays with Super Pro, Pro, Street, Trophy, Bike/Sled, and Jr. Dragsters.
288 Jefferson Ave
Fairport, New York 14450
315-589-3018 or 585-377-1845
Location: 3011 Ridge Road, Williamson, NY 14589
Spencer Speedway is a 1/10 mile asphalt dragstrip. They race on Saturday nights with IHRA ET Bracket racing of Street, Mod, and Super Pro.