Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois is hosting a diesel drag race on Saturday, August 4th...
The Chicagoland diesel event (coined "Downright Diesels") will take place at its quarter-mile, NHRA-licensed dragstrip, and all the typical diesel classes will be run: ET Bracket, 12.0 Index, Pro Street, Pro Mod, and Top Diesel. The Scheid Diesel crew will be there in the 6-second dragster.
In addition to drag racing, a vendor row and a Show N' Shine competition will also be held. Plus, test-and-tune "Fun Runs" will also take place (a way for novice drag racers to compete without being eliminated from the competition).
Check out Route 66 Raceway's website for more info. We plan to be there to cover the action.