TRACK INFORMATION & DIRECTIONS


Home   


GRAND JUNCTION AREA / TRACK INFORMATION

Western Colorado Dragway is located in Grand Junction, Colorado only 32 miles from the Utah state line. The track elevation is 4800 feet above sea level and we are a high desert climate. This is a popular tourist destination area. For more information on enhancing your visit to our area contact:

NO ATM AT TRACK and we do not take credit or debit cards.

Grand Junction Visitor & Convention Bureau

740 Horizon Drive

Grand Jct, CO 81506

1-800-962-2547

www.visitgrandjunction.com

WHERE TO STAY?

CLARION INN:

Off I-70 at the Horizon Drive exit. Rooms are only $69 per night if you use our name while making your reservations. 888-489-9796 This hotel has an indoor pool, game tables, restaurant, bar and is an easy drive to the track (next exit to the east on I-70). It is also an easy walk to the Visitor's & Convention Bureau and several fast food restaurants.

CAMPING AT THE TRACK:

Overnight parking / camping are allowed at the conclusion of our Friday night events. Saturday competitors may park in the overflow (those not adjacent to the staging lanes) pit areas on Friday night.

Overnight camping is allowed on Saturday nights after the conclusion of our event. There is no charge to camp outside the compound. All racers must exit the facility by 10am on Sunday morning.

EATING AT THE TRACK:

Grills and coolers are allowed. We also have a full service concession stand.

PIT PASSES:

All gate fees include a free pit pass.

RACING FEES & TIMES:

FRIDAY NIGHT

Gates open at 6 p.m.

Registration & Tech: starts at 6 p.m. and goes to 11 p.m.

Street Legal Drags: 8-12 p.m.

Gate fee: $10 (12 and under free)

Driver fee for street cars:  $15

High School Drivers: $15

LOANER HELMETS ARE AVAILABLE!

SATURDAY RACING

Gates open at 9am

Registration & Tech: 9am-5pm

Junior Dragsters: 10am-1pm

Time trials / Special events: 2pm

Eliminations: 7pm (most races - watch home page for special race information and start times)

Gate fee: $10 (everyone 13 & older) For Spectators and Drivers

WCDRA Memberships: $50

Junior Dragsters: $40 members / $50 non-members

Junior Consolation: $5

Test & Tune: $35 race cars / $25 juniors

Super Quick: $100 members / $115 non-members

All other bracket classes: $65 (members) $80 (non-members)

Consolation: $20

CLASSES:

Super Quick: Fastest 16 to qualify that day - see Super Quick page for other rules and payouts

Super Pro & Gizmo:  Electronics (7.00 - slower)

Pro ET:  No Electronics, tranny brake or two step okay (7.00 - slower)

Sportsman: No Electronics, open headers okay, slicks or DOT okay (7.00 - slower)

No G: A combination of the Pro ET and Sportsman rules

W.C.D. is an NHRA member track and follows all NHRA rules with the exception that

ALL COMPETITORS AND PASSENGERS WILL WEAR A HELMET NO MATTER WHAT THE CLASS / SPEED OF THE VEHICLE.

Oil Retention rule (diapers / pans) for EVERY non-street legal vehicle (excluding motorcycles & snowmobiles). Each race car will be given a “bye”. You can run one weekend at the track without a device; but it will be noted that you have been warned to get one before you are allowed to come out again.

PIT SPACES:

All of our pit spaces immediately adjacent to the staging lanes are rented and reserved by our members. Please ask at the front gate where our open pit areas are located.

DIRECTIONS TO WESTERN COLORADO DRAGWAY

Visit us at 115 32 Road, Grand Junction, CO