Auto Racing in Montana

The Yellowstone Drag Strip in Acton, Montana features a 1/4 mile NHRA sanctioned tract with eight 300 ft staging lanes and 100 ft burnout area. The state of the art compulink timing equipment and Daktronic LED scoreboards makes it a favorite of drivers. Its location just three miles west of Acton and 20 minutes from Billings makes it centrally located for fans from all around. Track events start in April and the excitement doesn’t stop until October. Yellowstone Drag hosts IDRA, Street Legals, NHRDA, NHRA, Wheel Stander, 2 Wheel Madness, Funny Cars, Pro Mods, and much more. They also host a variety of special events throughout the season. Spectator fees start at $20.00 for adults with discounts for seniors and children. Driver entry fees vary by class division from $10.00 for Jr. Dragster to $55.00 for Super Pro.

The Dude Ranch Lodge located in the park gives special NHRA discounts. The Mission Valley Speedway located in Pablo has been offering racing excitement since for almost 30 years. The track got a facelift in 1997 with a new 3/8 mile track making it the fastest and longest in the northwest. Speeds in excess of 100 mph have been reached on the strip and Super stocks have clocked in the 80’s. The MVS holds weekly races of Stock cars, Super stocks, Noon’s Formula Indy’s, MGD Light Hobby, Budweiser Compacts, Bombers, and dual controlled Krusers. The track also sponsors several special events such as the NSRA 360 Winged Sprints, Northwest Bump and Pass, Flathead Legends and Canadian Old Timers. Admission to general events starts at $8.00 per adult ticket.

Another favorite track in Montana is the Raceway Park in Kalispell. The track is ΒΌ asphalt features Limited Sportsman, Super Late Models, Hobby Stocks, Bombers, Compact, Cruisers, Flathead Legends, Bandoleros, Thunder Roadsters and Hornets. The Raceway host Canadian Super Truck Racing Series, ARCA West Late Model, NEWALTA Late Model Challenge, Northwest Modifieds, and NW Legends. One of the major events of the season is the Coors Light Montana 200 in July. The three day event is the biggest sporting event in Montana. The season is packed with racing fun the entire family can enjoy with special events throughout the year.

Free RV parking is permitted at the track; however there are no hook ups available. Local camping/RV parks include; Glacier Peaks RV, Greenwood Village, Spruce Park Campground and Glacier Pines. There are also several hotels in the area. Tickets to most events start at $8.50 per adult ticket.