1st inaugural Showdown at Sanford field!! Come join us celebrate vintage drag racing at a historic air strip. located in the beautiful driftless area of western Wi. The Hillsboro Drag-a-way llc has welcomed us to risk it all for your viewing enjoyment. This event will feature 1937 and older traditional built hot rods and rail dragsters. This race is for flatheads only(except rail class) engines allowed up to 1953.This event will also feature a 1964 and older traditional Hot Rod car show. The show will be held at Hillsboro Brewing Company. This amazing facility is walking distance from the drag strip. And features a huge hall for vendors also has a restaurant on site with great food and of course a great beer selection. All Brewed within eye sight from your bar stool. The Hillsboro hotel is located directly across 33 from the event. Rooms are being booked fast make sure you book early it will sell out. For motorcycle riders The Blue Highway Motorcycle lodge is a great place to stay a truly unique experience. The surrounding area has lots of small towns with hotels or bed and breakfast available. Friday night July 10th will be the pre party for the event and Saturday July 11th will be race day along with the car show. There will be Four classes for racing.
The Hillsboro Drag-a-way is an 1/8th mile Track
This race is a traditional period correct event. No modern equipment or Wheels will be allowed. 1953 is the cutoff for all parts. Reproduction parts are OK.
Tires must be Dot street legal 8 inch max width.
Banger 4cyl 1937 and older.
V8 1937 and older.
Rail Dragster engines up to 1953.
Door Swinger car/truck 1953 and older flathead only.
All classes must be steel cars without fenders(except Door Swinger class)
$100 for race entry
$20 for spectators
$20 for 64 and older car show
kids 12 and under are free
Car show entry wristband will also get you into the dragstrip
send all photos for race entry vehicles to Bobsfast57@gmail.com
Camping will be available on site. There are state camping bathrooms no showers. More details will be posted as we are still making arrangements. Any questions can be emailed to Bobsfast57@gmail.com