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Event Information: Muscle Car Race & Motorcycle Race


  • Gates open at 8 a.m.

  • Time trials begin from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Eliminations at 1:30 p.m.

  • Gambler's Race time and buy-in to be determined on race day.



  • All drivers must have a valid state issued driver's license or current NHRA license.

  • All drivers (and passengers if applicable) must wear an NHRA approved helmet. Helmets are available for rent in Registration, located on the south side of the drag tower.

  • Racing Jackets and Pants are also available for rent in Registration, located on the south side of the drag tower.

  • For drivers under the age of 18, a MINOR RELEASE must be obtained and signed by your parents/guardians for the 2024 racing season. No one under the age of 18 will be allowed to go down the race track until an original signed release has been submitted to Rock Falls Raceway.

  • No passengers permitted during bracket race events.

  • All race vehicles must go through and pass NHRA based tech. If vehicle does not pass tech inspection, tech card fee will be refunded to driver in the form of a credit to future Rock Falls Raceway events. This credit is valid until the end of the following racing season.

  • Please post dial-ins and car numbers on the passenger side of front, side, and rear of vehicle.

  • Once cars have been called to the staging lanes, absolutely no warming up on the return roads.

  • Auxiliary Pit Vehicles (golf carts, pit bikes, etc.) please park in Lane 8 or in the dashed (///) lines near the starting line.

  • No glass bottles allowed.

  • All Semi Finalists & Finalists, lane choice will be determined by a coin flip regardless of what lane you pull up in.


  • There will be a dial-your-own bracket category (one for muscle car and one for motorcycle) available to all contestants who purchase tech card, prizes to winner and runner-up.

  • Index category available if more than 4 entries wish to participate. Trophy to winner. Race in 1/2 second index classes. Class eliminations will be conducted in half-second increments (for example, if your car runs 12.08, your class would be 12.00 to 12.49). The driver who makes it to the finish line first without running faster than their index time and without red-lighting will be declared the winner.


  • Long pants and sleeved shirts are required - no shorts, nylon pants, or tank tops.

  • Closed toe shoes are required - no sandals, flip flops, or crocs allowed.

  • Seatbelts required in all vehicles.


  • Admission

    • Adults $18​

    • Kids 8-12 years old $13

    • Seniors (65 & Older) $13

    • Kids 7-under free

  • Competitor Tech Card: 50

This event is for all cars 1972 and older as well as 1973 to present muscle cars, as well as all foreign and domestic motorcycles.
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