CORDOVA, Ill. (July 24, 2018) — Bigger and better than ever, the 65th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World Series of Drag Racing at Cordova (Ill.) International Raceway is just one month away on August 24-26, and tickets are still available.
Adult tickets start at $30 for Friday, $40 for Saturday and $15 for Sunday. Tickets for children 6-12 are $10 for Friday, $10 for Saturday and $5 for Sunday. A three-day “Super Pass” for the entire weekend is available for $75 for adults and $20 for children 6-12.
To receive a $5 discount off adult and children admission tickets for Friday, Saturday and the three-day “Super Pass” fans must visit one of the participating O’Reilly Auto Parts stores. Every ticket is a pit pass and includes free parking.
General camping is just $40 per weekend. Get your reservations now as pit-side motorhome and spectator-side motorhome camping spots are already sold out. General camping is on a first come, first served basis.
Started in Lawrenceville, Ill., in 1953, the World Series of Drag Racing has featured many of the world’s best drag racers in a family-friendly event.
Headliners include three-time Top Fuel World Champion Larry Dixon, a 62-time NHRA national event winner, and Del Worsham, a former IHRA and NHRA World Champion, who is one of only three men to win World Championships in Top Fuel and Funny Car.
Masters of ceremonies are: legendary 17-time world champion “Big Daddy” Don Garlits, Shirley “Cha Cha” Muldowney, the “First Lady of Drag Racing” and a three-time world champion, and Arnie “The Farmer” Beswick, a multiple-time national event winner racing everything from factory stockers to supercharged Funny Cars.
Exotic racing machines on the schedule include: fire-breathing Nitro Top Fuel and Funny Cars, Nostalgia Funny Cars, Nostalgia Pro Stocks, Jet Cars and Pro Mods.
To purchase tickets for The O’Reilly Auto Parts World Series of Drag Racing, call Cordova International Raceway at 309-654-2110 or visit one of the participating O’Reilly Auto Parts stores.