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IHRA Ironman Classic Coming to Amarillo Dragway

Monday, 21 August 2023

AMARILLO, Texas — Racers in the Lone Star State will get the chance to race for points, big checks and one of the most prestigious trophies in drag racing as Amarillo Dragway is bringing the IHRA Ironman Classic to the Lone Star State on Saturday, August 26.

The historic Texas track, established in 1960, has hosted some of the biggest names in drag racing. Amarillo Dragway is also is a great supporter of grassroots, Sportsman action as part of the IHRA Division 4 (Renegades) family.

The upcoming IHRA Ironman Classic features $2,000-to-win purses for both the Super Pro (Box) and No Box classes with $750 for the runner-up. The Sportsman and Junior Dragster classes each have a $500 winner’s purse. Racers will also try to earn IHRA Summit SuperSeries points and to win the sought-after IHRA Ironman trophy.

There’s an $80 entry fee for the Super Pro and Box classes, and a $40 entry for Sportsman and Junior Dragster. Gates open at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 26 with time trials to begin at 5 p.m. 

The IHRA Ironman Classic program is offered to all IHRA member tracks. Prior to this program, a Sportsman racer could only win an Ironman if they traveled to an IHRA Summit Team Finals, Sportsman Spectacular or World Finals. This program gives local tracks a chance to create extra excitement in their bracket program and offer competitors a chance to win the prestigious Ironman.

You can click here to check out the Amarillo Dragway Facebook page for updates on this and other events at this great historic facility.

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