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Lucas Oil Raceway

10267 E US Highway 136, Clermont, IN 46234-9089
+1 317-969-8600
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US Nationals Trip 2017

first time to Indy, first time to This dragstrip. My home tracks are Bristol and Charlotte (both... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
436darrinb
US Nationals

This was my second time to Lucas oil raceway. It's a nice track. Facilities were clean. Just be... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
SMT1974
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Lucas Oil Raceway is home to the most historic drag strip in the world, a fan-favorite short track paved oval, and a 2.5 mile road course. Each year, the US Nationals (currently the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals) comes to Lucas Oil Raceway over Labor Day weekend. This event is the largest drag race in the world which will see more than 100,000 guests and close to 1,000 competitors. Ticket prices vary by day and seating location. The US Nationals is truly a sensory overload when the Top Fuel Dragsters and Nitro Funny Cars reach speeds of over 320 MPH in only 1000 feet of track. Wear ear protection and sun screen since the cars are loud and the sun is hot! Throughout the rest of the year, the track features a amateur race night most Wednesdays where anyone can race their own car down the drag strip, called Wild Wednesday. The track will also feature the ARCA Racing Series, CRA Series, USAC, Mazda Road to Indy (Pro Mazda/USF2000), Summit ET Bracket Series Division 3 Finals, Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, NMCA (National Muscle Car Association), Hot Rod Drag week, and more! Visit our website for all event information.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice track” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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10267 E US Highway 136, Clermont, IN 46234-9089
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

first time to Indy, first time to This dragstrip. My home tracks are Bristol and Charlotte (both Bruton Smith owned) and those facilities blow this place out of the water. The stands, while modern and aluminum, don't have under the seat room, like ive been...More

Thank 436darrinb
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This was my second time to Lucas oil raceway. It's a nice track. Facilities were clean. Just be prepared to walk a long ways, but that's pretty typical with any race track. You can bring coolers 14x14x14 which I recommend because waters are $4 each....More

Thank SMT1974
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Used to be such a fun place to watch a race. But now, no one goes there. Grandstands torn down on each end of the racetrack, which is a good thing, because no one was at the last race there. VERY disappointing.

Thank rryan313131
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Indianapolis for the Ultimate Callout Challenge in April of 2017. The entire place was clean and very well layed out. Everyone had a great time, had plenty of seating for each of the three events, and the whole of the...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I've spent a lot of time at this track. Went there as a boy and was there this year for the NHRA U.S. Nationals. They used to have USAC sprints, midgets and NASCAR but for some reason I guess they don't see the importance of...More

Thank bobvacation2063
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The race track is fantastic it is close to the highway it is a very beautiful establishment and the camping area is huge and parking is ok and the race track and the facilities and souvenir vendors are phenomenal.

Thank luzman
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We went for the NHRA racing event. There is ample grass parking at a cost of ten dollars. You can sit in the parking lot and use a small grill; we didn't but we saw others doing it. The line to purchase tickets (about $70...More

Thank EllaH1
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Attended the nhra us nationals qualifying on Saturday. No problems getting in and out of the facility the traffic moved very well. We had great seats on a perfect temperature day. Everything was convenient and had a great time at the track.

Thank Mark V
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great family friendly place. My family and I have been multiple times and this place/event never disappoints. Clean, well maintained facility. We will continue to attend events here.

Thank 2pretty
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This was our first time to the drag races and it was definitely worth it! You just have to experience it to believe it!!! Gotta add it to your bucket list!!

Thank 116junkie
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Chevellenut1968
7 December 2016|
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Response from bobvacation2063 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't see this earlier but the answer would've been the same. I don't know. I'd contact the track.
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Lerchie
2 August 2016|
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Response from Tony K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I was there for Racing on the Oval Track and can't help with info on the Drag Strip
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Kari C
31 August 2015|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
We sat in the grandstand general seating, top row west of start finish line, great seats but you do have to get there early to secure these seats. You will definitely need hearing protection. We wore the little ear plugs... More
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