Staff report -- If you haven’t been 16 miles south of town to Top Gun Raceway, now is your chance. The area’s only National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) sanctioned drag strip hosts Friday grudge races (open to anyone- for street style racing), as well as regional and local drag races, slot races, and a host of other drag track events. Over 200 cars from the surrounding areas come to Fallon on Friday nights to race from 6:00-10:00 p.m. during event weekends. According to Jim Soderburg, track official, Top Gun Raceway provides drivers a safe place to race in a controlled environment, all on a top-rated NHRA drag track. "We even inspect the cars for safety," he said. INFORMATION: $5 Fridays: GRUDGE RACE $5 at the gate $15 to race as much as you want, racers can race their friends if they notify the pit officials Race other drivers from Reno, Sparks, Fallon, Tahoe, Carson, Dayton, and Winnemucca, and beyond. Top Gun Raceway: 15550 Schurz Highway (Highway 95 S. toward Las Vegas) This weekend event schedule: Friday: 6:00-11:00 PM: Grudge Races $15 Saturday: 9:00 AM JR Drag Racing #3, NorCal Nostalgia/T-N-T Sunday: 9:00 AM NE Quick 16 Member Track Madness, JR Drag #4, NorCal Nostalgia Exhibition For a complete schedule, click here: http://www.topgunraceway.com/PDF/Schedule.pdf Support local, independent news – contribute to The Fallon Post, your non-profit (501c3) online news source for all things Fallon. Never miss the local news -- read more on The Fallon Post home page.
Top Gun Races this Weekend
- 2019-05-17, 05:00 PM