Joliet, Illinois


Directions: W Schweitzer Rd, Elwood, IL 60421

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One month after the swing event on the points tour, the NMRA rolls into Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, over the weekend of July 27 – 30, 2017. The 12th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street legal Drag Racing is one of the crown jewels in street car racing. By combining all of the classes across both racing sanctions, selecting an outstanding venue like Route 66 Raceway that is centrally located to much of the country, and bringing the baddest street-legal style cars in the country together in one place, the stage for a ground-breaking, record-setting event.

NMRA Takes On NMCA in the Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing

Over the last several years, the Route 66 surface has been home to many record-setting passes. It’s called the Super Bowl of Street legal Drag Racing for a reason, and the racing action reflects that title. Over 30 race classes filled with all kinds of awesome Detroit iron, walkin’ and talkin’ down the track – this event is an absolute must!

Have a Quick Mustang? Want To Prove It on the Track?

Then you definitely want to enter True Street, which is presented by Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords magazine! True Street is the perfect class for any beginner because reaction time doesn’t matter. Join other True Street racers, with passengers, and the crew from Muscle Mustangs on a 30-mile NMRA-escorted cruise to prove the street worthiness of all cars in competition. Next hit the track for 3 back-to-back passes and then watch as NMRA presents cash and awards to the overall fastest, runner-up and to each racer with the closest average to 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 seconds!

How to Race True Street Click Here!

True Street Rules Click Here!

How to Race True Street Video Click Here!

Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Competition

Have you ever wanted to see how fast a competition engine could be built? Hot Rodders of Tomorrow will feature a special engine build competition between high school student teams hoping to bring home Super Bowl glory. When the timer goes off…the action heats up as young hot rodders place parts, spin sockets, torque bolts, and ultimately try to fire their engine first to win each competition. The future of performance begins with Hot Rodders of Tomorrow.

Lightning/Harley Midwest Meet at NMRA Joliet Event

NMRA is pleased to announce that the Lightning/Harley Midwest Meet will take place at the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois. The Midwest Meet attracts some of the nicest Lightning and Harley trucks from around the U.S. to one location for a weekend of drag racing and auto show participation.

Winning any NMRA class isn’t easy and when a racer is fortunate enough to do so, it needs to be celebrated in style. The NMRA has partnered with Aerospace Components to present the Aerospace Components Winner’s Circle – making the accomplishment of winning even more of a celebration. The Aerospace Components Winners Circle experience is second to none in the drag racing world, where every winner actually owns the winners circle for a period of time.

There’s More Than Just Racing Action!

In addition to all of the action that will take place on the quarter-mile, the NMRA also has the awesome UPR Products All-Ford Car Show, which features over fifty different awards that are presented each day of the show. ’32 Ford with a late-model 5.0? Or a 2003 Cobra stuffed full of aftermarket parts? No matter what your Ford flavor, there’s a place for you in the car show and a shot at the grand prize. There’s something for everyone at the NMRA Spring Break Shootout – make your plans to attend now!

Car Show Classes & Awards CLICK HERE!

Car Show Info CLICK HERE

World Famous Burnout Contest!

The World Famous Burnout Contest is always the crowd favorite! Sign up to participate for a chance to win prizes and bragging rights, or sit back and cheer as contestants smoke their tires.

Massive Manufacturers’ Midway

Want a chance to meet face-to-face with experts from your favorite performance companies? This NMRA event will feature an awesome manufacturers’ midway where you can find great deals on the performance parts you need for your Mustang or Ford.

Swap Meet

Looking to buy parts for your car or truck? If you’re looking for that hard to find part or a great bargain, be sure to check out the swap meet.