MSA/ACU APIRA Open Sport National Drag Races (Drag)

Starts Sat 26 Aug 2017 10:00, Finishes Mon 28 Aug 2017 17:00

The tough and ultra competitive world of UK National Sportsman Championship drag racing makes a welcome return for the eighth annual Open Sport Nationals presented by the Avon Park International Racing Association. Featuring a colourful mix of wild looking and powerful machines the Open Sport Nationals plays host to round 5 of the coveted National Championship as teams and racers converge on the Warwickshire quarter mile drag strip to compete in a mouth watering collection of classes over two days of intense qualifying before the completion of race day eliminations on Bank Holiday Monday.

Everything from super fast Super Pro dragsters, altereds and doorslammers through to the Sportsman categories will be hitting the strip in the only way they know how - FAST! So excitement will be guaranteed.

Photos courtesy of Peter Donaldson

In the bike ranks, teams who make up the ACU/UK Drag Bike Series will be busy with there 1000 horsepower monsters and 190 mph plus Super Street Bikes. The Super Twin classes and Junior Drag Bike series will also be in action.

Expected classes to be included in the Open Sport Nationals programme will be: Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street, Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Junior Dragster, VWDRC, Street Eliminator, Wild Bunch and Outlaw Anglia. Bike classes include Funny Bike, Pro Stock, Comp Bike, Super Street Bike, Outlaw 8.50 Bike, 9.50 Bike, Super Twin classes and Junior Drag Bike all packed into two days of qualifying (Sat/Sun) and eliminations on Bank Holiday Monday. Qualifying and racing commences at 10.00 am each day.

Pricing Info

Organiser: Shakespeare County Raceway
Phone Number: 01789 720180 or 01789 414119

Sat Gate £15.00 - Advance £13.00
Sun Gate £20.00 - Advance £18.00
Monday Gate £20.00 - Advance £18.00
Two Day Gate £35.00 - Advance £33.00
Weekend Gate £40.00 - Advance £38.00
*All admission prices are correct at this time.

*All ticket prices are per person.
*All tickets are non-refundable.
*Please see Ticket Information on the Events page for Refund Entry System.
*All major Credit Cards accepted.
*Children under 16 free when accompanied by an adult.
*Free overnight camping with the purchase of a Weekend Ticket.
*All Day Catering & Bar Facilities.
*Evening Entertainment & Bar.
*Free Grandstands & Pit Entry.
*On site Showers & Toilets.

Gates open Friday from 12.00 noon. Track opens from 10.00 am all three days until 5.00 pm subject to track and weather conditions permitting.

All information and admission details are correct at this time. Please drive carefully. See you at the strip!


Long Marston Airfield
CV37 8LL