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Outlaw Drag Wars

Outlaw Drag Wars

Quarter-mile drag racing under the lights at zMAX Dragway returns this summer at the Outlaw Drag Wars.

"We've heard from the fans asking for more open test-and-tunes and more opportunities to showcase their hot rods, and that's exactly what we're after with the Outlaw Drag Wars," said Charlotte Motor Speedway Executive Vice President Greg Walter. "Whether you're looking to see what mom's minivan can handle or you want to dial in your seven-second dragster, we'll open the gates and let you battle it out at our premier facility."

Gates will open at 6 p.m. nightly, and the track will be hot from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. All vehicles must pass NHRA tech inspection before making a pass. A helmet is required for all drivers and motorcycle riders. Helmets are available for rent at zMAX Dragway at the inspection area Fuel will be available for sale near the tech area in the pits on the dragway's west side.

Tickets

Tickets

  • Admission is $30 per vehicle ($20 for junior dragsters)
  • $10 for spectators and crew members
  • Kids 13 and under get in free with a paying adult
  • Purchase upon arrival for the event

Event Classes

Class Rules

Classes that will run at Outlaw Drag Wars

  • Trucks
  • Motorcycle (Bike)
  • Domestic Cars
  • Import Cars
  • Super Pro Open Class

Class Rules

Classes that will run at Outlaw Drag Wars

  • Trucks - Open to all full size and compact pickups, SUVs including Ford F series, GM C and K class, Dodge RAM series, Nissan Titan, Toyotas Tundra. All Ford bronco, Chevy Suburban, Blaze, Ford Ranger and Chevy Colorado. All powerplants and drivelines, transmissions, suspension allowed as long as adheres to NHRA rulebook. Any size drive tire allowed. Category will be run on 500 sportsman tree with handicapped start based on dial in. 1/4 mile. , NO crosstalk. NO electronics, delay boxes, 2 (Or 3) steps allowed. Vehicle reaction must be generated by foot on accelerator pedal.
  • Motorcycle (Bike) Open to all superbike, sportbike, crusiers. No quads or three wheel vehicles allowed. Stretched chassis allowed. Slick and DOT approved rear tires allowed. Leathers, gloves and wrist engine cut off as written in NHRA rulebook. All bikes must pass and adhere to NHRA rulebook. Snell or SFI approved helmet as stipulated in NHRA rulebook. Category will be run on a 500 sportsman tree with handicapped start based on dial in. 1/4 mile., NO crosstalk. NO electronics, delay boxes. 2 (Or 3 ) steps allowed. Vehicle reaction must be generated by release of clutch handle on handle bars.
  • Domestic Cars Open to all manufacturers headquarterd in US to include Ford, Chevy, Chrysler, Tesla. All powerplants, drivelines, transmissions, suspension allowed as long as adheres to NHRA rule book. Any size drive tire allowed. Category will run on 500 sportsman tree with handicapped start based on dial in. 1/4 mile. NO electronics, delay boxes, 2 (or 3) steps allowed. Vehicle acceleration must be generated by foot on accelerator pedal no three or four wheel quads.
  • Import Cars Open to all manufacturers headquartered outside USA to include KIA, Nissan, Toyota, Hyundai. All powerplants, drivelines, transmissions, suspension allowed as long as adheres to NHRA rulebook. Any size drive tire allowed. Category will be run on 500 sportsman tree with handicapped start based on dial in. 1/4 mile., NO crosstalk. NO electronics, delay boxes,2 (or3) steps allowed. Vehicle reaction must be generated by foot on accelerator pedal. No three or four wheel quads
  • Super Pro Open class Open to all dedicated bracket cars, heads up door cars, dragsters, roadsters, altered. Electronics allowed, delay boxes, 2 step and 3 step All vehicles must pass NHRA tech. Category to be run 1/8th mile on a 500 sportsman tree handicapped based on dial in. MAX DIAL 6:40 1/8th mile (10:00 1/4) no three or four wheel quads

Schedule

Schedule

The Outlaw Drag Wars will run every Friday starting June 14th and Run through August 23rd with the exception of June 28th and July 5th. See full schedule for dates.

Schedule

  • June 14
  • June 21
  • July 12
  • July 19
  • July 26
  • August 2
  • August 9 
  • August 16
  • August 23