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London Dragway Ready to Host ‘Big Buck Sch-Bang’

Saturday, 14 October 2023

LONDON, Ky. — London Dragway has three days of big racing and big payouts with the “Big Buck Sch-Bang” next weekend, Oct. 20-22.

There are guaranteed payouts with the prestigious IHRA Ironman trophies handed out on Saturday, Oct. 21 in the Top, Mod, Sportsman and Junior Dragster classes.

Action fires up Friday with a Gamblers Box/No Box Combo race. It pays $5,000 to the winner with the winner of No Box taking $500 and advancing to the next round of Box. There is a $100 entry fee.

Saturday and Sunday features $10,000-to-win races for the Top ET class with a $125 single entry and a $200 double entry. The Modified class will have a couple of $2,000-to-win races with a $75 single entry and $115 double entry. There are also races for Sportsman and Junior Dragster.

In the words of the famous infomercials, “But wait, there’s more.” 

There is a 64-car Box Shootout on Saturday which pays $7,500 to the winner with a $175 entry fee. The No Box Shootout features 32 cars, a $2,000 winner’s purse with a $100 entry fee. Two-day deals are available for Saturday and Sunday in Top and Mod whether you’re running one class or participating in both.

It begins Friday with gates opening at noon, time trials at 2 p.m. and racing at 5 p.m. Saturday sees gates open at 8 a.m. with time runs at 10 a.m. and racing to follow. It wraps up Sunday when gates open again at 8 a.m., followed by new entry time runs at 10 a.m. and racing to follow.

Spectator admission is $15 each day with kids 10-under admitted free.

Big Buck Sch Bang

Click here to check out the London Dragway Facebook page for updates on this event and other track news.