Looking to get out this weekend? For car and competition lovers, Auto Club Famoso Raceway might be the place to be, as the 28th Annual Hot Rod Reunion hits full bore. Here’s what you need to know:
Where: Auto Club Famoso Raceway at 33559 Famoso Road in McFarland.
When: Things got rolling Friday and continue Saturday and Sunday. Gates open each day at 8 a.m. Nostalgia Top Fuel races are expected to take place around 1 p.m. and Funny Cars take the track around 4:30 p.m. On Sunday, eliminations begin at 9 a.m. with nitro eliminations taking place at 11 a.m.
What else? There is quarter-mile nostalgia drag racing, a large vendor area and the renowned cacklefest, where restored and re-created dragsters from the 1950s and 1960s are push-started to life in front of the grandstands at 6 p.m. Saturday.
Cost: Tickets are $25 apiece. Children 12 and under get in for free.
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