Fall Bracket Classic Special & Best In The Midwest

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 29 & 30 Top Eliminator $1500.00 to win guaranteed at 33 cars Modified Eliminator $ 1000.00 to win at 33 cars We will also be running Sportsman, Trophy and Junior Dragsters PLUS Top Eliminator is having a BEST IN THE MIDWEST TEAM CHALLENGE. (See Below) Best in the Midwest ​Hosted by the Onawa racing and events complex September 28-30th 2018 3 person Team Top bulb showdown WINNERS take all!!! Along with Saturday and Sunday Top bulb bracket race with $1500 guaranteed to win at 33 Cars!…

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MDS Diesel Showdown 2018

Get ready for the 1st Annual Diesel Showdown brought to you by Midwest Diesel Society! This will be the first EVER all Diesel event at our facility. The MidWest Diesel society wants you to join them for 1/8th MILE DRAG RACING, SHOW N SHINE and DYNO RUNS!!! There will be food, vendors, and screaming diesel engines!! Fun for the WHOLE FAMILY!!! PRICING General Admission: $15 Show n Shine: $10 Tech Card/Racer Admission: $25 E/T Competition: $25 Heads Up Competition: $35 $1,500 Total Pot Heads Up Winnings 1st: $500 2nd: $350 E/T…

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Thunder On The Prarie Grand Opening Spectacular

Thunder On The Prarie GRAND OPENING SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 The sound of thundering feature cars including nitro entries will fill the air at the Onawa Racing and Events Complex, Onawa, Iowa on Saturday, August 4 with Thunder on the Prairie; the official Grand Opening Spectacular. Headlining the feature car line-up includes the burner popping Miss Elle’ Jet Dragster, America’s favorite wheelstander the “Chevy Rebellion,” a trip back in time with a match race of nostalgia gassers plus outrageous funny cars, altereds and pro-mods in the Midwest Pro-Outlaw circuit. In addition…

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2018 Bracket Points Race #4

*This Points Race was added to make up for the race canceled June 23nd. Bracket Points Race #4 SUNDAY, JULY 15TH Classes – Top entry $70, Mod entry $50, Sportsman entry $35, Test N Tune entry $25, Novice Junior Dragsters and Senior Junior Dragsters entry $30. Test N Tune entry $25. Crew/Spectator $10, Children 6-12 $5, Children under 6 free. Gates open at 8:30 am. Time trials begin at 9 am. 2 Time Trials and then the Reaction Time Challenge $10. Eliminations to follow.

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2018 Bracket Points Race #3

SATURDAY, JULY 14TH *This Points Race was added to make up for the race canceled June 22nd. Bracket Points Race #3. Classes – Top entry $70, Mod entry $50, Sportsman entry $35, Test N Tune entry $25, Novice Junior Dragsters and Senior Junior Dragsters entry $30. Test N Tune entry $25. Crew/Spectator $10, Children 6-12 $5, Children under 6 free. Gates open at 9 am. Time trials begin at 10 am. 2 Time Trials and then the Reaction Time Challenge $10. Eliminations to follow.

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RAGBRAI Party & Camping

The Onawa Racing and Events Complex welcomes 2018 RAGBRAI riders to Onawa. We have decided to open our space to riders for camping, fun, and entertainment! APPEARING LIVE Shawn Cole at 6 pm Friday, July 20th and Country Knot Band at 6 pm on Saturday, July 21st at the Event Bldg FREE CAMPING IN THE SPECTATOR PARKING LOT Power hookups and showers are not available. Restrooms will be accessible.  Camping will be on a first come, first serve basis.   DRINK SPECIALS AT THE BAR   TACO BAR ON SATURDAY…

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Great Events Planned for this Weekend

SAT & SUN, JUNE 16 & 17 It’s the second weekend of racing at the Onawa Racing and Events Complex (OREC), Onawa, Iowa with a couple of “Great” events planned. FUN DAY, Saturday, June 16 Come on out for a great day of racing with a Fun Day event on Saturday, June 16. Gates will open at 10 AM with racing 11 AM til 4 PM (prox). On-track activities include test-n-tune/fun runs, gamblers races for no-box, box and junior dragsters, plus TCR (Teen Championship Racing) and more. “We understand several…

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OPENING DAY SET FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 2

No one can say it has been easy or that the facility is 100% completed but racing will take place this Saturday, June 2 at the Onawa Racing and Events Complex, Onawa, IA. The plan is to do test-n-tune/fun runs and hopefully get more rubber on the virgin race surface. “We really could use several more days for track prep on this new surface, said Consultant Scott Gardner, however we like many others just want to get some action going on the track” he continued. The gates will open Saturday…

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Revised Schedule of Events

Poor spring weather causing construction delays has forced the decision to modify the 2018 Event Schedule of events at the Onawa Racing and Events Complex. “Although the facility is now about 95% ready, the 5% remaining to be completed is crucial before opening,” said Consultant Scott Gardner. “An incredible amount of work has been completed in the last six months and to make haste decision to open before final important steps are completed would be nearly insane” continued Gardner. Recently completed projects include; the installation of the brand new Accutime…

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