Show and Shine presented by the:  Slick Devils
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Dragway 42 has a vast amount of space and the show field will have ample room for display of your 1972 and earlier vehicle.  There will be no overnight space saving in the show area, top of the hill is first come first serve each day.  There is now a fence around the show area,  Absolutely no modern vehicles are to be parked in the show and shine area at anytime during the weekend! Medical professionals are the only exception!  


Trophies for top 20 show cars picked by the (Slick Devils)  Fun runs Friday and Saturday for all car show entries!  On Friday night we will have a special Show Car only flag start 1/8 heads up race!  Trophies for the race donated by  the Slick Devils car club.  There is no extra charge to be part of this race.  3 classes are divided by year of manufacture.  1900-1948 (x), 1949-1963 (y), and 1964-1972 (z).  All cars must run a DOT Highway use street legal tires.  Make sure your car has a Battery hold down, water overflow,  and seat belts. At 8.49 in the 1/8 and faster we require a helmet.  





Tent Camping

There is also plenty of room for camping if you choose to stay at the track for the weekend! Tent camping is free for participants and is on the spectator side of the track by the pond. 

RV Camping

Rent an RV;  Click on the RV button and rent an RV for the weekend! The link will take you to Moyer Memoirs' website for complete information about either pick up or deliver Motor Homes or Campers for the event!  All RV campers enter the Jeffery Rd. Entrance starting Friday morning. Gate opens at 10:00 am.  Vintage Campers camp on the pit side and enter via Rt 42 entrance.  There is no charge for the camper  if pulled by a vintage vehicle that is registerd for the show and shine.


Click here for RV rental


Schedule is subject to change.

 Wheelie Contest!

                                       Wheel stand contest Saturday night!

Sponsored by WAC Customs.

Burn out Contest Saturday Night!
Burn out contest sponsored by :
Kenda Tire and Mike's Transmission Fluid


Rock n Race July 31, August 1-2 Dragway 42

Thursday July   29

            Gates open noon for Racers and Vendor set up. 

            Tech 1-8pm


Friday July 30

            Gates open 10am

             Show and Shine Parking

             Swap meet  

             Tech 8-4


             Driver's meeting 11 am below tower in staging lanes. 

             Time Trials/fun runs start at high noon till 6pm.  Divisions will be called to the lanes.


             6pm National Anthem


             1/8 mile street car shoot out heads up flag start!   3 classes’ street legal  DOT   tires only!

             Flag Girl contest cash prize for 1st place and runner up!  Sponsored by the Choppers Hot Rod Association!

             Willys Americar Reunion Group photo spectator side staging lanes.


             Gamblers race for all racers. Handicap racing to benefit Cancer Research Rainbow Babies Hospital!  $20 per entry $20               buy back first round.             

             Exhibition qualifier  ( Nitro Fuel , AA/GS, Wheel Stander, Thunder Buggy etc )



             Friday July 30

             Morrison Hotel                           6:05 pm

             Scoliosis Jones                             7:45 pm

             The Velvematics                           9:00 pm

             Flipside                                         10:15 pm


  Saturday July 31

            Gates open at 8am

             Show and shine

             Swap meet

             Tech 8am-12pm

             Car Show Fun Runs only 9am

             Time Trials/fun runs start at 10am-3pm


             National Anthem             

             Exhibition 2nd qualifier 

             Thunder Buggy             

             Car show awards


             Saturday Program- Heads Up all divisions!  (Trophy) 4pm


             First Round


              MC         Muscle Car Presented by Perfect Converter

              HRI        Hot Rod I

              HRII       Hot Rod II

              W            348-409 Car Presented by Anything on Wheels Customs

              NA          Nostalgia Altered AWB 


              COMP    Competition Gas                                      

              NG         Gasser Madness race   (Nostalgia Gas/ Heritage Gas) 

                                A/G   5.00-6.99 lbs. per cubic inch

                                B/G   7.00-8.99 lbs. per cubic inch

                                C/G   9.00-10.99 lbs. per cubic inch

                                D/G   11.00-12.99 lbs. per cubic inch

                                E/G    13.00-14.59 lbs. per cubic inch

                                F/G    14.60 or more lbs. per cubic inch

                                AA/G    5.00-7.99 lbs. per cubic inch

                                BB/G    8.00-10.99 lbs. per cubic inch

               FE          Open Center steer Car



                             Burn out Contest


               Second Round

                             Same run order            


                             WAC Cutoms Wheel Stand Contest


                             Thunder Buggy




             Jayson and the Mean Eyed Cats         3pm

             The Humbuckers                                  4:15pm

             Hallow Rogues                                       5:15pm

             Lords of the Highway                           6:45pm

             Psycho Devilles                                    8:30 pm

            Walking in Circles                                11:00 pm


            Sunday  Sunday Sunday  Ten Dollar Admission!  August 1

              All Racing on Sunday is 1/4 mile!

              Gates Open 8am

              Show and shine

              Swap meet

             Tech 8am-10am

             Eliminations 10am

             W Motor



             Hot Rod 1  Pre 1948                                                                                            

             Hot Rod 2  1949-63

             Muscle Car  1964-72

             Competition Gas   (modern Gassers)

             Nostalgia Gas a-g   (nose high Gassers)         

             Open Car (center steer Front engine dragster) 


           Hot Rod 1 & 2, Muscle Car, Competition Gas, AWB, Open…………….Handicap Racing Dial to nearest 0.10

           Nostalgia Gas........................... Index

           W  ………………………….Handicap Racing dial in nearest 0.01

            All racing no box!

*Subject to change.

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Spectator Pricing:
Thursday $10
Friday $20
Saturday $20
Sunday Sunday Sunday $10
Weekend pass $40 
Kids 14 and under FREE!
Golf cart reservation call:
C and C
(440) 775-1300

RV Waste Service call:

Rock'N'Race General Information


Spectator pricing

Thursday Preview $10

Friday $20

Saturday $20

Sunday $10

3 day event pass $40 ( required to camp)

Camping $50 for weekend per camping vehicle

Spectators entrance is on Jeffry Rd.  


All spectators purchasing a 3 day pass are allowed to camp. There are no amenities. If you are camping you will need to enter from the Jeffry Rd entrance.  Campers spectating only are not permitted until Friday. 

Vendors, racers ,car show and swamp meet will need to enter through the entrance on hwy 42 . 9161 Rainbow hwy ,West Salem , Ohio 44287

NO Glass containers

Self contained fire pits allowed.  fire rings are NOT allowed.  No open burning on Dragway 42 Property

Alcohol is restricted to  your pit area/ camping area

No one under the age of 16 is allowed to operate a pit vehicle/ golf cart

Must wear wrist band at all times

Be respectful of  other spectators

Please keep pit area/ camping area clean

Track lights will turned off 30 minutes after last car goes down the track

Dragway 42 is not responsible for the Loss of personnel property or damages to yourself or personal property

Dragway 42 reserves the right to ask any person to leave the property at anytime

REQUIRED COVID-19 CDC & Social Distancing Guidelines by State & Local Health Authorities

  • If you have been exposed to a COVID-19 positive individual in the past 14 days, please DO NOT come to the track.

  • If you are not feeling well or have a temperature of 100.4°F or above, DO NOT come to the track.

  • Masks are highly RECCOMMENDED, but not required.

  • Please maintain a 6 ft. distance between yourself and others at all times.

  • Please park 10 ft. apart from the next racers hauler in the pit areas.

  • Hand Sanitizer will be readily available throughout the facility including the gate, bathroom and concession areas and we will be sanitizing participant contact areas frequently.

  • ONLY Dragway 42 staff allowed in the timing tower. NO EXCEPTIONS!

  • No congregation of large groups in the pits or staging lanes of any kind. Stay near your vehicle in both the pits and the staging lanes.


It is important that EVERYONE follow these Social Distancing guidelines recommended by the CDC and our State and Local Health Departments. Please be respectful to other racers as well as the Dragway 42 staff. Your safety is, as always, our #1 priority. If you cannot follow these guidelines you will be asked to leave the premises. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.