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Byron Dragway is Northern Illinois’ home for NHRA Drag Racing since 1964.

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NHRA Chassis Inspections Available by Appointment May 1-2, 2021

NHRA Chassis Inspections Available by Appointment May 1-2, 2021

Schedule My Appointment As a convenience to our racers, Byron Dragway will be hosting NHRA Chassis Inspectors David Luken and Ted Peters, for race car chassis inspections and certifications. Any car running 9.99-seconds (6.39 1/8-mile) or quicker in the quarter-mile...

Concession Operator Business Opportunity Available

Concession Operator Business Opportunity Available

Byron Dragway is seeking a concession operator to take the reigns of the acclaimed Dragway Diner for the 2021 season. Known for prestigious events like the World Power Wheel Standing Championships and for such distinctions as the “birthplace of big money bracket...

Byron Dragway Mourns the Passing of Howard Schlueter

Byron Dragway Mourns the Passing of Howard Schlueter

Obituary for Howard F. Schlueter June 22, 1940 - January 29, 2021 (age 80) Howard F. Schlueter passed away unexpectedly on January 29, 2021 while wintering in Naples, Florida. He was born June 22, 1940, to Ferdinand and Elsie (Raatz) Schlueter in Ripon, Wisconsin....

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Race Track Address:
7287 N. River Road, Byron, IL 61010

Weekend Track Phone:
815-234-8405

Office Mailing Address:
733 W. Blackhawk Drive, Byron, IL 61010

Weekday Office Phone:
815-391-0000

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm

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