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IMPORTANT: Saturday Race Times Adjusted Due to High Heat Warnings

POSTED ON July 20th  - POSTED IN Drag Strip, News, NHRA News, Uncategorized

heat+wave.mgnIMPORTANT!! Due to the High Heat Warnings for Saturday, July 23, we’re adjusting the times for that day’s NHRA Summit ET Bracket Bonanza / King of the Track race. The updated gate and race times are as follows:

Gate Opens: 3 PM
Time Trials begin: 4 PM
Eliminations to follow

Track will be secured by 12 midnight.

 

Sunday’s times will remain as originally posted.

Gate open: 9 AM
Time Trials begin: 9:30 AM

 

The race is ON! King of the Track, State Champ and more for the week of July 18-24

POSTED ON July 18th  - POSTED IN News

The excitement is building for this weekend’s action on the World’s Fastest Drag Strip: the New Heartland Park Topeka. This weekends’ starts off with Friday’s Prairie Band Casino & Resort Friday Fun Night and then moves into a Saturday and Sunday program that features a special “King of the Track” competition for the Summit ET Bracket Racing Series racers before racing on to crown the “Kansas State Champion” bracket racer. Join us at the track for all of the high-speed drag racing excitement!

Friday, July 22
Friday Fun NightPrairie Band Casino & Resort Friday Fun Night Drag Racing:
 Street car, truck, van, minivan, SUV, motorcycle go-kart or full-on race car – it doesn’t matter! What better way to kick off the weekend than drag racing with a bunch of your friends. This week, we’re adding “Roll Racing” to the Friday night program. Racers get a rolling start just like on the on streets – first one to the finish line wins! Come on out!

Racing Fee: $25
Admission Fees:
Adults: $10
Kids (6 – 12): $3
Kids (under 6): FREE
Military Discount: 20% Discount with current military ID

Gate opens at 5 PM
Racing from 6-10 PM (9 PM if there are 50 or less cars registered, 11 PM if there are more than 100 cars registered)

Get Prairie Cash!
Don’t forget: Any racer or fan who attends an event at Heartland Park can take their ticket stub or wristband to Prairie Band Casino & Resort and redeem it for $20 Prairie Cash to play the first $20 on the house!

Saturday, July 23

kingofthetrack_summit_4cSummit ET Bracket Bonanza + King of the Track

The NHRA Summit King of the Track program is a one-time special event held as part of our season long Summit ET Racing Series events. The winner of the Summit King of the Track event will receive an NHRA Wally trophy and Summit King of the Track Champion hat. Our King of the Track Champion will also be highlighted in National DRAGSTER’s Member Track section.

Junior Drag Racing League competitors are not eligible to compete in this program.

Gate opens at 10 AM with time trials starting at 11 AM.

 

 

 

 

Sunday, July 24


NHRAStateChampsSummit ET Bracket Bonanza + Kansas State Champion

Kansas-based racers will not only be competing for season-long points, but this special one-day race will also crown the Kansas State Champion ET Bracket Racer. The winner will receive a special Mini-Wally plaque denoting them as State Champion and will have their winner’s circle photo forwarded to National DRAGSTER magazine.

The gate opens at 9 AM with time trials starting at 9:30 AM.

Heartland Park Happenings for the week of July 11-17

POSTED ON July 11th  - POSTED IN News

The racing action at the New Heartland Park Topeka rolls on into the sweet-spot of summer and you can win tickets to the up-coming Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event! Bring your family and bring your friends!

Friday, July 15

Sout_Steps_FridayJoin us on the south side of the Kansas State Capital building in downtown Topeka for South Steps Friday from 11 AM to 1 PM. The free event features live music, $5 bbq lunch and the opportunity to learn about all sorts of Kansas attractions, including the New Heartland Park Topeka. Stop by our display and sign up to win FREE TICKETS to the July 28-31 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series NHRA divisional event at Heartland Park. As an added bonus, local drag racer Megan Meyer will have her top alcohol dragster on display. Bring the family by for photos, lunch and a chance to win!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday Fun NightPrairie Band Casino & Resort Friday Fun Night Drag Racing:  Street car, truck, van, minivan, SUV, motorcycle go-kart or full-on race car – it doesn’t matter! What better way to kick off the weekend than drag racing with a bunch of your friends. This week, we’re adding “Roll Racing” to the Friday night program. Racers get a rolling start just like on the on streets – first one to the finish line wins! Come on out!

Racing Fee: $25
Admission Fees:
Adults: $10
Kids (6 – 12): $3
Kids (under 6): FREE
Military Discount: 20% Discount with current military ID

Gate opens at 5 PM
Racing from 6-10 PM (9 PM if there are 50 or less cars registered, 11 PM if there are more than 100 cars registered)

Get Prairie Cash!
Don’t forget: Any racer or fan who attends an event at Heartland Park can take their ticket stub or wristband to Prairie Band Casino & Resort and redeem it for $20 Prairie Cash to play the first $20 on the house!

 

Saturday, July 16:


Summit Bracket Bonanza ET Points Series Race

Summit ET SeriesGate Opens at 10 AM
Spectator & Crew pass: 1-day $15 / 2-day $25
Seniors & Active Military: 1-day $12 / 2-day $20
Ages 6-12: 1-day $3 / 2-day $5
Credentials: Racers will purchase entries and pit crew passes before entering the track
Time Trials begin at 11 AM
* Run order will be posted
* Two Time Trial passes before eliminations begin
Buy Backs: Purchase in Staging Lanes
No car shall be entered twice in the same class
Racing Distance
Pro and Sportsman classes will race 1/4 mile
Super Pro will race 1/8 mile
Breakage Policy
* No Cash Refunds
* If a racer breaks without making a pass, a credit will be given (minus the pit pass)
* Make one pass and break: 50% of entry fee credit (minus $15 pit pass)
* Make two passes and break: No credit will be given
Sunday, July 17

SMALL--BIG TIME BAIL BONDS SHOWDOWN LOGOHPTBig Time Bail Bonds Sunday Night Showdown Series. Come on out for a fast and fun night of side-by-side racing on Heartland Park Topeka’s 3/8-mile dirt oval.

Gates open at 4:30 PM, hot laps start at 6:30 PM and racing starts at 7 PM.

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