Route 66 Raceway announced today that they will cap off the 13-stop Red Carpet Corridor Festival on Saturday, May 5 with a special Race Your Ride Event presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts.

Route 66 Raceway will offer fans a variety of experiences throughout the day, including facility tours, photo-ops and the opportunity to take a pass down the iconic racetrack. Route 66 Raceway, the First True Stadium of Drag Racing, will give fans the bucket-list chance to take their own vehicle down the same track as the stars of the NHRA.

Race Your Ride presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts gives anyone the opportunity to safely see how fast they can race down the dragstrip. Any driver in a street legal vehicle of any experience level can make a pass during this Race Your Ride event. All cars must undergo an on-site safety inspection before taking to the track. Gate admission is $15 and making a pass down the track is an additional $25.

“Pair a nostalgic Route 66 self-guided road trip with the ability to Race Your Ride or tour the Route 66 Raceway and you’ve created an epic adventure,” said Debyjo Ericksen, Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor Festival Chairman. “The Red Carpet Corridor is excited to welcome the Route 66 Raceway to this year’s Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor events on May 5, 2018.”

The 13 communities taking part in the Red Carpet Corridor festival invite everyone to experience the good life down Route 66. Each community will produce its own unique events. From full-blown festival, to antique, craft and art sales, car and motorcycle shows and live entertainment, everyone is sure to discover something unique.

For more information and a full schedule of the 12th annual Red Carpet Corridor, please click here.

For more information on the Race your Ride event, click here.

To purchase tickets to the NHRA Route 66 Nationals, or any of the other 2018 Route 66 Raceway events, visit us online atwww.Route66Raceway.comcall 888-629-RACE, download the Route 66  Raceway mobile app,  visit the Route 66 Raceway Administrative office or stop by the box office on the day of the event.


For email reminders regarding the 2018 Route 66 Raceway schedule, click here.

The 2018 schedule at Route 66 Raceway is as follows:


The NHRA Route 66 Nationals Weekend

May 6                           Import Face Off

May 31-June 3               NHRA Route 66 Nationals

July 14                          Four Seasons Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing Burndown at Sundown

July 26-29                     13th Annual NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing

August 18                     D’Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic

Chicagoland Speedway & Route 66 Raceway PR

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