CORDOVA, Ill. — Cordova International Raceway is proud to announce that Rhythm City Casino Resort has been named the official resort for the 64th annual World Series of Drag Racing, presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts.


The highly-anticipated return of the world’s longest continually running drag racing event to Cordova International Raceway is scheduled for Aug. 25-27. This year’s lineup includes three-time NHRA champion Larry Dixon, IHRA Top Fuel record-holder Dom Lagana, former IHRA and NHRA Funny Car champion Del Worsham and several exotic racing machines and classes.

Located in nearby Davenport, Iowa, the nearly 35,000 square-foot Rhythm City Casino Resort features an array of activities including over 1,000 gaming options. There are three on-site dining options, live musical performances at the event center and rhythm room and an Aveda spa and salon. The resort, built in 2016, also features modern and luxurious hotel rooms.


A discount code for rooms is available on the Cordova International Raceway website at


“Rhythm City Casino Resort is proud to be the official resort of the World Series of Drag Racing,” said Mo Hyder, general manager of Rhythm City. “Partnering with Cordova International Raceway will provide entertainment for locals as well as out-of-town guests and will provide excitement and financial benefits to our community.”

Cordova International Raceway President Dominic Blasco added, “We are equally excited about having Rhythm City as the official hotel and casino. This new partnership brings so much opportunity to the track for this event and events in the future.”


Adult tickets to the 64th annual World Series of Drag Racing, presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts are $25 for Friday, $35 for Saturday and $12 for Sunday. A three-day “Super Pass” for the entire weekend is available for $65. Tickets for children 6-12 are $5 each day, while kids five-and-under are admitted free. Discounted adult tickets are available at participating O’Reilly Auto Parts Stores.


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About O’Reilly Auto Parts:


O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. is one of the largest specialty retailers of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment and accessories in the United States, serving both professional service providers and do-it-yourself customers. Founded in 1957 by the O’Reilly family, the company operates nearly 5,000 stores in 47 states. To find your nearest O’Reilly location, visit


About Cordova International Raceway:


Cordova International Raceway (CIR) is home of the 64th annual World Series of Drag Racing, the world’s longest continually running drag racing event. Located in the Quad Cities region of Illinois and Iowa, the 190-acre facility features a 1/4-mile drag racing strip sanctioned by the International Hot Rod Association.


Weekend drag racing events are held all summer. Specialty events include the Super Chevy Show, the School’s Out Junior Nationals and Door Warz. For more information on CIR, visit or connect on Facebook @RaceCordova.