Our friends at Mid America Motorworks want to help you cure your need for speed with the 2nd annual Drag Strip Races at Corvette Funfest, sponsored by Lingenfelter Performance Engineering.
Registration for the single day event is now open at www.corvettefunfest.com and the cost is just $25 per car!
The Corvette Funfest Drag Racing event will be held Thursday, September 20th at the 1/8 mile strip at Coles County Dragway USA, which is about 30 minutes from the Mid America Motorworks campus in Effingham, IL.
“We received great feedback from our Drag Racers last year and are looking forward to an even better turnout for 2018. I am looking forward to joining in on the fun by getting in a few passes myself this year.” said Mike Yager, Chief Cheerleader at Mid America Motorworks. “This classic racing grudge match is a great way to kick off Corvette Funfest and we are excited to bring it back for the second year!”
The event is sponsored by Lingenfelter and they will be on hand with on-site installation of products that can help drivers improve their performance. Mid America has also tapped experienced drag racer Nathan Sheets who will oversee the event and offer advice and information for beginners and experienced racers alike.
The $25 fee covers all racing and gate fees if you pre-register before the event. An additional $5 gate fee is charged for those who sign-up at the event. All participants must wear appropriate attire and their Corvettes will undergo a pre-race inspection. For a complete list of track rules, visit colescountydrawyusa.com .
The Drag Racing event at the 25th Annual Corvette Funfest begins at 12:30 pm and concludes at 4:30 pm. Following the event, participants can cruise back to Effingham to the downtown Welcome Party where the award ceremony will be held.
The 25th Annual Corvette Funfest kicks off Thursday, September 20, 2018, on the Funfest Grounds in Effingham, Illinois. The four-day event welcomes thousands of Corvette enthusiast with Expert Seminars, Industry Celebrities, On-Site Products Demonstrations and Installations, off-site excursion, Thursday Night Fun Run Road Tour, a Corvette Drag Race, a Friday Night Charity Event benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Saturday Night Concert, Celebrity Choice Awards and so much more. Learn more by visiting www.corvettefunfest.com.
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