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Coles County Dragway USA
2023 NHRA D3 Team Spirit Winner

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Hours

Friday: Gates open at 5pm
Racing starts at 6pm (All season)

Saturday: Gates open at noon
Racing at 2pm (All season)

Sunday: Gates open at 9am
Racing at 11am (All season)

April 20th: Clean & Green + Racers Appreciation

2024 Race Season Schedule

Print Versions

Date

Event

Special Info

Pts

Sat, Jan 27

2023 Awards BanquetMattoon Eagles 

Sat, Mar 16

Track Clean Up (Volunteer Day)

No Racing 

Sat, Mar 16

NHRA Chassis Certification & Extended Technical Inspection (ETI)

No Racing 

Sun, Mar 17

NHRA Chassis Certification & Extended Technical Inspection (ETI)
(DAY 2 IF NEEDED)

No Racing 

Sat, Mar 30

Test-n-Tune, ETI & Gamblers
1st_tnt_8x115.pngFront Gate Fee: $10 Per Person & Test-n-Tune Fee: $25 per Driver

Gates Open 11am / Time Runs 12-4pm

 

Sat, Apr 6

Test-n-Tune, ETI & Gamblers

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Front Gate Fee: $10 Per Person & Test-n-Tune Fee: $30 per Driver

Gates Open Noon / Time Runs 1-6pm

 

Sat, Apr 13

Test-n-Tune, ETI & Gamblers
Front Gate Fee: $10 Per Person & Test-n-Tune Fee: $30 per Driver

Gates Open Noon / Time Runs 1-6pm

 

Sat, Apr 20

2023 Racers Appreciation, Clean & Green Off the Trailer & Test-n-Tune

Off the Trailer Clean & Green
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2023 Racers Appreciation
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Front Gate Fee: $10 Per Person & Test-n-Tune Fee: $30 per Driver

Gates Open: Noon
Open Test-n-Tune: 1:30pm-close

Clean & Green
No Time Runs
1st Rd 1:30pm
Click Here for Printable Flyer


Racers Appreciation
One Time Run 3pm
1st Rd 3:30pm
Click Here for Printable Flyer

Must buy TnT Card if wanting to make Time Runs before or after RA Race

More Info

 

Fri, Apr 26

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

First Friday Fun Night
Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)

 

Sat, Apr 27

Season Opener

Gamblers High Roller $2000 / Gamblers Low Roller / 2nd Chance Race
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Printable Flyer

Payout
$2K High Roller Win & $500 R/Up
$600 Low Roller Win & $200 R/Up

ENTRY - PRE-PAY Before April 21th
High Roller Entry $50 / Double $90
Low Roller Entry $30

On-Site Entry
High Roller Entry $65 (Double Allowed)
Low Roller Entry $35

TnT $45

Gates Open 11am
Time Run 1pm

More Info

 

Sun, Apr 28

ET #1, Quick 8 (Q8) & Novice Street (NS)

Guaranteed Payouts Start

Track & Bracket Finals Points Start

Pts

May 3-5

CLOSED

Mid-State $10K Series (See CID Website) 

Fri, May 10

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)

 

Sat, May 11

ET #2 & NS

 

Pts

Sun, May 12

ET #3, Heads Up (Street Fighter) #1, High School (HS) & NS

 

Pts

Fri, May 17

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, May 18

ET #4, Q8, Powder Puff (PP) & NS

 

Pts

Fri, May 24

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, May 25

Combo (Box/No-Box), True Nostalgia Super Stocker, Big & Small Tire, Street Eliminator, Grocery Getter, NS, TnT & Jr's #1

Speed for All Throw Down with Special Edition Wally's in:
Combo, Nostalgia Super Stock, Big & Small Tire,
Street Eliminator and Grocery Getter

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Jr's Sponsored by: Erwin Inspection Services

Illinois Outlaw Gassers Exhibition
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Prepped Track

Spectator Fee:
Adults $15 & Kids 12 under Free

TnT $60

More Info

Jr
Pts

Fri, May 31

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Jun 1

ET #5, Q8, Heads Up (Street Fighter) #2 & NS

 

Pts

Fri, Jun 7

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)

 

Sat, Jun 8

ET #6, NS & Jr's #2

Walt Crabtree Memorial Race
$1500 Pro Winner
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Jr's Sponsored by:  Long Racing

Pro - Guaranteed
$1500 Winner & $400 R/Up

Regular Entry $55 & Buy Backs $30
Double Entries Allowed

More Info

Pts

Sat, Jun 9

ET #7, PP, NS & Jr's #3

Jr's Sponsored by: Buth Family Racing

 

Pts

Fri, Jun 14

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Jun 15

ET #9 Q8, & NS

 

Pts

Jun 21-23

CLOSED

Mid-State $10K Series (See CID Website) 

Fri, Jun 28

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Jun 29

ET #10, NS & Jr's #4

Jr's Sponsored by: Winkler Farms

 

Pts

Sat, Jun 30

ET #11, NS & Jr's #5

Jr's Sponsored by: Winkler Family Racing

 

Pts

Jul 5-7

CLOSED

4th of July Weekend 

Fri, Jul 12

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

$1K Weekend Gamblers Warm Up
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Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)

More Info

 

Sat, Jul 13

ET #12, NS & Jr's #6

Robby Easton Memorial Weekend
$1K S/Pro Winner & $2K Pro Winner
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Jr's Sponsored by: 

GATES OPEN AT 11 AM
1 TIME RUN ONLY AT 1 PM

 

More Info

Pts

Sun, Jul 14

ET #13, NS & Jr's #7

Robby Easton Memorial Weekend
$500 Sportsman Win & $324 Jr. Dragster Winner
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Jr's Sponsored by: 

GATES OPEN AT 8 AM
1 TIME RUN ONLY AT 10 AM

 

More Info

Pts

Fri, Jul 19

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Jul 20

ET #14, Heads Up (Street Fighter) #3 & NS

 

Pts

Fri Jul 27

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Jul 26-28

CLOSED

Mid-State $10K Series (See CID Website) 

Fri, Aug 2

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Aug 3

ET #15, Q8, & NS

Illinois Outlaw Gassers Exhibition
Aug Gassers Flyer

 

Pts

Fri, Aug 9

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Aug 10

ET #16, NS, & Jr's #8

Terry Luechtefeld Memorial Race
$1500 Pro Winner
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Jr's Sponsored by: Doug & Suzie Goad

Pro - Guaranteed
$1500 Winner & $400 R/Up

Regular Entry $55 & Buy Backs $30
Double Entries Allowed

More info coming soon.

Pts

Sun, Aug 11

ET #17, NS & Jr's #9

Jr's Sponsored by: Harold & Melissa Zahnd

Luechtefeld Memorial Rain Date

Pts

Fri, Aug 16

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Aug 17

ET #18, NS & Jr's #10

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S/P, Pro & Sportsman

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Wally Race

Pts

Sat, Aug 18

ET #19, "Race Away", NS & Jr's #11

Bracket Finals Points End

Pts

Fri, Aug 23

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Aug 24

ET #20, Q8, , PP, HS, & NS

 

Pts

Aug 30 - Sep 2

CLOSED

US Nationals 

Fri, Sep 6

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Sep 7

ET #21, Heads Up (Street Fighter) #4 & NS

 

Pts

Sun, Sep 8

ET #22, Q8, HS & NS

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9/11 Remembrance

King of the Track
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Wally Race

Pts

Sep 11-15

CLOSED

NHRA Division 3 Bracket Finals
(Thursday-Sunday)
 

Fri, Sep 20

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Sep 21

Gamblers High Roller, Mini Roller & Blind Squirrel
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Blind Squirrel $500 Win & $100 R/Up ($50 Entry)
1st 16 Pre-Paid

High Roller $5K Weekend
Entry On-Site - $100
Buy Backs - $50

Weekend Pre-Pay (Contact Us)
Single ($175) & Double ($360)

Gates Open 11am / Time Runs 1 pm

TnT $60

More info coming soon.

 

Sun, Sep 22

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Q8 $1500 Win ($120 Entry) - 8 Fastest Entries

Gates Open 8am

New Entry Time Run 9:30am
Q8 Qualifier 9:30am

TnT $60
More info coming soon.

 

Fri, Sep 27

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Sep 28

ET #23, NS & Jr's#12

 JRDL Challenge Wally Race
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Jr's Sponsored by:  FiveOhh Trucking

Jr. Wally Weekend

Pts

Sun, Sep 29

ET #24, NS & Jr's #13

 JRDL Challenge Wally Race
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Jr's Sponsored by: 

Jr. Wally Weekend

Pts

Fri, Oct 4

Paap Printing Friday Fun Night NO PREP Ball Cash Days

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NO PREP
$10 Front Gate Fee
$10 to Race or $10 TnT Fee

Small Tire CASH DAYS
Buy In $100 / Winner Take All
Tech Fee $20

 

Sat, Oct 5

ET #25, HS & NS

 

Pts

Sun, Oct 6

ET #26 & NS

 

Pts

Fri, Oct 11

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Oct 12

ET #27, Heads Up (Street Fighter) #6 NS

 

Pts

Fri, Oct 18

Paap Printing Prep Track Friday Fun Night & Test-n-Tune

Prepped Track
($10 Gate Fee & $25 TnT Fee)
 

Sat, Oct 19

ET #28, NS & Jr's #14

Jr's Sponsored by: 

Final Scheduled Pts Race

Pts

Sun, Oct 20

Grudge TnT, Gamblers Box, No-Box & NS

Make up Date for Final Pts Race & Championships Tie Breaker 

Sat, Oct 25

Track Cookout

Open 4 pm & Cookout 6 pm
No Racing
 

Sun, Oct 26

Grudge TnT & Gamblers (Weather Permitting)

Gates Open 9 am / Time Runs 11 am

 

Legend

ET = S/P, Pro and SPT

Heads Up = Street Fighter

TnT = Test-n-Tune Prepped Track

ETI = Extended Technical Inspection

Jr's = Jr. Dragster

JS = Jr. Street Fighter

S/P = Super Pro

PRO = Pro

SPT = Sportsman

 

BOX = Box

NBP = No-Box Pro

FB = Footbrake

SF = Street Fighter

 

Colors

 Blue  = Special Events

 Red  = Track Closed

 Yellow  = ET Points

 Green  = ET and Heads Up Points