It was sanctioned by NHRA in , if not before. It has a 6-inch thick concrete bed under the asphalt, and there's a foot concrete starting pad that is reinforced with steel rods and is over 6 inches thick.. Send a private message to AlkyWagon. It had a paved pit area and offered cash prizes. Find More Posts by red camaro. After the last Cajun National, and a default on loans against the property, NHRA bought the track 'on the courthouse steps' to preserve it as a drag strip, and learned of its many idiosyncrasies, such as no sewer system, a suites building built on top of an interstate gas pipeline a very big No-No , and the fact that the shut off area was not part of the race track, but rather leased from a neighbor.
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For pricing call See more. Did you race here? Pat Lentz won the Super Stock class in his Dodge. Pel State Dragway Opelousas. I wish I could see more of it. LaPlace Dragway added 8 new photos. Located one mile east of Erwinville and ten miles from Baton Rouge on U.
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Drag races were held on a runway of the Harmon Airport at least as early as , but the dragway was located eight miles south of Monroe off Highway on Prairie Road. At a meet on Sunday, March 28, , Albert Waite won top fuel eliminator before over 1, people, which was the largest crowd at the strip in Steven Broussard filed incorporation papers for Lake Charles Dragway on February 4, , but racing may have been held at the old air base before then. BB code is On. Page 1 of 2.
LaPlace Dragway – LaPlace, LA
Description: According to a brief history of the track , they employed a pair of Chevy-engine-powered roller starters, elimiinating the need of push-starting up a fire-up road. That year it raced on the first, third, and fifth Sundays. Nice to see pics of what it was. Hillside street rods chassis and Willys bodies and much more added 11 new photos.