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Show and Shine

Dragway 42 has a vast amount of space and the show field will have ample room for display of your 1979 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. Pop Ups must be removed each night. 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) 


Each show car can make 1 fun run each day Friday, Saturday and Sunday!   

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  plenty of room for camping if you choose to stay at the track for the weekend! Tent camping is by the pond.

RV Camping

  All RV campers enter the Jeffery Rd. Entrance starting Friday morning. Gate opens at 12:00 pm. 

 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!

2023 Event Schedule

  • Thursday July   6

  • Gates open noon for Racers and Vendor set up. 

  • Tech 1-8pm

  • Friday July 7

  • Gates open 9am​ Racers and Vendors

  • Spectator Gate opens 10am

  • Show and Shine Parking

  • ​Swap meet  

  • ​Tech 9-4      

  • Driver's meeting 10 am below tower in staging lanes. 

  • ​Time Trials start 11:00am till 4:00 pm.  Divisions will be called to the lanes.

  • Top Fuel Larry Dixon pass #1 @ 2pm

  • Fun run @4:30 pm 

  • National Anthem 5pm

  • Top Fuel Larry Dixon Pass #2 @ 5pm

  • Gamblers race open to all racers! Handicap racing to benefit Children's Cancer Research @Rainbow Babies Hospital. $20 per entry.

  • $20 buy back first round only.

  • AA/GS 1st qualifier 8:30 pm

  • Jet Truck 11pm                                

  • Saturday July 8

  • Gates open at 8am

  • Show and shine

  • Swap meet

  • Tech 8am-12pm

  • Time Trials 9am-12:30pm 

  • National Anthem  @ 1pm

  •  Larry Dixon Top Fuel pass #3

  • AA/GS 2nd Qualifier        

  • BADD AZZ Bracket Bash             

  • BADD AZZ Buy Back Round

  • Saturday Heads Up all divisions! First Round (Sticker classes) 

  • Larry Dixon Top Fuel Pass #4 @4pm

  • AA/GS 1st Round eliminations

  • Car show trophy presentation and fun run

  • Burn out Competition @6pm      ​  

  • Rounds                             ​                                               

  • Wheel Stand Contest   @7:30 pm

  • AA//GS 2nd Round

  • Rounds

  • Jet Truck

  • Sunday  Sunday Sunday  !  July 9

  • All Racing on Sunday is 1/4 mile!

  • Gates Open 8am

  • Show and shine

  • Swap meet

  • Tech 8am-10am

  • National Anthem 10am

  • Eliminations 10am

  • Fun Run @ noon

  • Secure Facility

Band Schedule

  • Friday July 7

  • Walking in Circles 7:00

  • Lords of the Highway 8:00

  • Mr. Breeze 9:00

  • Phestur 11:00

  • Saturday July 8

  • Ted Riser Band  1:00

  • JJ Vicars             3:00

  • Aaron Jones and the Kool Kats  4:00

  • Low Life Drifters 6:30

  • Dirty Deeds  8:00

  • Shame  10

  • Spectator Pricing:
    Thursday $10
    Friday $25
    Saturday $25

  • Saturday night Car Load Special $50 aft 5
    Sunday Sunday Sunday $15
    Weekend pass $50 
    Kids 14 and under FREE!

  • Golf cart reservation call:
    C and C
    (440) 775-1300

    RV Waste Service call:

General Information

Spectator Pricing

Thursday Preview $10

Friday $25

Saturday $25  ($50 car load special after 6pm)

Sunday $15

3 day event pass $50 ( required to camp)

Camping $50 for weekend per camping vehicle

Spectators entrance is on Jeffry Rd.  

All spectators purchasing a 4 day pass are allowed to camp. There are no amenities. If you are camping you will need to enter from the Jeffry Rd entrance.  Spectator Camping starts Friday morning, no Spectator camping on Pit side of track.

General Info

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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