Show and Shine presented by the:

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 is also plenty of room for camping if you choose to stay at the track for the weekend!  Trophies for top 20 show cars picked by the Hot Rod Asylum folks!  Fun runs Friday and Saturday!  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, 1949-1963, and 1964-1972.  All cars must run a DOT legal tires.  Make sure your car has a Battery hold down, water overflow,  and seat belts. At 8.49 and faster we require a helmet.  




Burn out Contest Friday Night!
Burn out contest sponsored by Minutemen Staffing Services.



Schedule is subject to change.

Rock n Race August 22-25th Dragway 42

Thursday August 22

            Gates open noon for Racers and Vendor set up. 

            Tech 3-8pm


Friday August 23

            Gates open 10am

             Show and Shine Parking

             Swap meet  

             Tech 8-4

             Time Trials/fun runs start at high noon till 6pm  Lane 1  for fun runs.  Lane 5-6 for match race, all others open time trials.  


              IX Piston Powered Auto-Rama  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!


             Gamblers race for all racers. Handicap racing to benefit Cancer Research Rainbow Babies Hospital

             Exhibition qualifier  ( Nitro, Funny Car, AA/GS)


             Burn Out Contest sponsored by Minutemen Staffing!

             ON STAGE

             Kookie Kutterz  6:30 pm

             The Tri-Tones  7:45 pm

             Whiskey Daredevils  8:45 pm

             Bad Juju    11.00 pm


Saturday August 24

            Gates open at 8am

             Show and shine

             Swap meet

             Tech 8am-12pm

             Fun Runs only 9am

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

             Thunder Buggy


             Exhibition 2nd qualifier 1st qualifier Outlaw 660 3pm

             Car show awards


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


                        Muscle Car

                        Hot Rod II

                        Hot Rod I

                        W Car


                        Competition Gas                                      

                        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/GS    5.00-7.99 lbs. per cubic inch

                   BB/GS    8.00-10.99 lbs. per cubic inch

                   Open Car

                   Funny Car


                   Outlaw 660          



            WAC Cutoms Wheel Stand Contest


            Thunder Buggy


             ON STAGE!

             The Gene Schwartz Trio  3pm

             The Slot Rods  4pm

             The Super Satellites  5pm

             ***Pin UP Contest***6pm

             45 Spider  7:30

             SORAIA 8:30

             Walking in Circles 11:00


Sunday  Sunday Sunday  Throwback Five Dollar Admission!  August 25

 All Racing on Sunday is 1/4 mile!

           Gates Open 8am

          Show and shine

           Swap meet

           Tech 8am-10am

          Eliminations 10am

          W Motor

          Nostalgia Alt

          Bracket 1900-1972  ( all body 2 step allowed/no box)

          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 (cockpit) 


           Hot Rod 1 & 2, Muscle Car, Competition Gas, W motor, Nostalgia Alt…………….Handicap Racing

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

           Open cars ………………………….Handicap Racing

*Subject to change.

Spectator Pricing:
Friday $20
Saturday $20
Sunday Sunday Sunday $5
Weekend pass $35 
Kids 14 and under FREE!
Golf cart reservation call:
(440) 775-1300
RV Waste Service call:

Rock'N'Race General Information


Spectator pricing

Friday $20

Saturday $20

Sunday $5

3 day event pass $35 ( required to camp)

Camping $20 for weekend per camper

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

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