July 17, 2013 (West Salem, WI) – Street Drags Special This Friday

Start out your weekend on Friday night as MONSTER ENERGY DRINK brings to you another round of the popular Street Drags! It’s fast. It’s Furious. And best of all…. It’s Fun! Drag Race YOUR OWN CAR down the Speedway’s dragstrip and show off your car and your guts and glory to all of your friends! There’s no police cars. No cross traffic or pedestrians. No Stoplights. Just you, another car, and the asphalt. Just hit the gas, look straight ahead and GO!

The first car to the line wins and during the double elimination rounds, the final two cars will go head-to-head on a best of three series in their respective bracket. Speaking of brackets, there’s over fifteen different brackets of fun that YOUR CAR may fit into to participate. Mustangs, Tuners, Open (Pros), Detroit Iron (Muscle Cars), Domestic, Trucks, 4×4 / AWD, ATV’s, Cycles, and High Skool (open to any vehicle driven by high school students). Plus… many of these brackets are split into high performance and stock classes.

Wait…. there’s more! A Burnout Competition and a Shine N’ Show Contest to show off your great looking vehicle or to brag about its horsepower!

And… it’s LaCrosse Interstate Fair week, and that means it’s special trophy night for all the bracket winners!

Gates open at 6:00, Practice Runs and Grudge Matches at 6:15, and the first bracket begins at 7:30. Grandstand admission is just $5. Kids age 11 & Under are FREE. Pit Passes for all going into the pit area are $5. Registration is $10 per bracket to participate for this special event.

For More information, please visit or “like” Street Drags LaCrosse on Facebook for event info, photos and more!

Two 20 Lap Late Model Feature Races on Saturday!

The 2013 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season charges on this Saturday night, featuring the Kwik Trip NASCAR Late Models, Exhaust Plus Sportsmen, United Auto Supply Thunderstox all out in full force to tackle the 5/8th and 1/4 mile tracks.

It’s a Late Model Racing spectacular, one that you should not miss. The Kwik Trip Late Model stars and cars will race in TWO 20 Lap Feature Races. The outcome of the first race could effect the second race, so you just never know what is going to unfold on the track each night. In addition to all the Late Model racing, the Exhaust Plus Sportsmen will tackle the 5/8th mile and the United Auto Supply Thunderstox will not only race their full program, but also will compete in Driver Olympics…. the wacky Outhouse Race!

Last week, one of the contenders had hard luck, as Cole Howland, who is having his best season ever, ran into trouble during practice and was unable to get the car back on track for the night. Last year’s champion, Todd Korish broke a steering rack and was unable to get the car repaired to compete for the evening as well. The action on the track was exciting, nonetheless, as Brad Powell had a fast car and charged all the way up to second but ran out of time before the checkers. It was point leader Steve Carlson taking the win, and Adam Degenhardt, who rounded out the top three.

Bill Martin won his first Exhaust Plus Sportsmen feature of the year, with the aid of a late race caution that doubled up the field for the restart. In dominating fashion, he was able to pull away from the pack from the outside row position on the restart and as always entertained the fans from Victory Lane.

Adam Moore was victorious again in the United Auto Supply Thunderstox in a race that saw plenty of fender banging action. It was coming off a week where he had bad luck and got stuck in Lake Speed during the feature.

This Saturday, Gates open at 6:00, Qualifying at 6:15 and the first race starts at 7:30. General Admission is $14, Students (age 12-17 with i.d.): $7, Kids (Age 6-11): $4 and Children age 5 & Under are FREE.

So, Join us for all of the fun this Friday night for Street Drags, and for Saturday Night NASCAR Racing, as there’s only seven weeks of NASCAR action to go during the 2013 season!

For more information about LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway, please contact the office at 608-786-1525 or visit Don’t forget to “Like” LaCrosse Speedway on Facebook and “Follow” It on Twitter to receive up-to-date information, event happenings as well as many great discount coupon offerings at every event during the regular season!

LaCrosse Speedway is a proud NASCAR Hometrack, part of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.

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