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DRAG RACING & EVENTS

At RAD Torque Raceway, we host an extensive schedule of drag racing events throughout the race season, offering excitement for a diverse range of racing enthusiasts. From Street Legal races to thrilling Jet Car spectacles, our events cater to all kinds of fans. Our drag strip is fully equipped to accommodate feature events, boasting a capacity of up to 15,000 fans. Additionally, we take pride in being the host venue for prestigious events such as the Rocky Mountain Nationals NHRA Canadian Open and Canada’s largest single-day drag racing extravaganza, Hot August Night Jet Car Show.

Discover our facility with 22 enclosed suites, two tower lounges, cutting-edge control and timing systems, new LED scoreboards, and permanent restrooms. The adjacent paddock/pit area offers 12,000 sq. meters of unobstructed asphalt, perfect for large ride-and-drive events.

Catch the live-streamed drag races on our YouTube channel. Or tune in to the action on RACE RADIO 88.9 FM. Immerse yourself in the thrill of drag racing at our premier facility!

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONALS

JULY 12-14, 2024

The Rocky Mountain Nationals featuring NITRO NIGHT delivers all of the power and sounds of action-packed professional Drag Racing.  2023 brought back Hayden Proffitt’s HOT STREAK II Jet Truck,  Fierce & Fiery Female Driver Shelly Segal in her Firestarter Jet Dragster, 8 Nitro Nostalgia Funny Cars,  6 Nitro Fuel Altereds,  Nitro Harleys & Pro Fuel Bikes, Gassers, 200MPH Funny Cars, Diesel Trucks and so much more.

The 2023 Rocky Mountain National event showcased premier sportsman drag competition, featuring the NHRA Canadian Open racing series and the Canadian Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (CMDRA). Watch as Professional and Amateur Car & Bike Class competitors from across North Western Canada and the United States vie for the coveted ‘Wally,’ drag racing’s most prestigious trophy award.

HOT AUGUST NIGHT

AUGUST 14, 2024

FLAMES, SMOKE & SPEEDS APPROACHING 300MPH!

Experience the spectacular return of Hot August Night this summer! For one night only, enjoy a sensory overload with flaming skies, engine roars, burning fuel scent, powerful acceleration, and the taste of track-filled evening air.

Hot August Night features Chuck Haynes in the Gravity Storm Jet Car, Funny Cars, Pro Fuel Bikes, 200MPH Dragsters & MORE! The show is enhanced by Regional hard core competition and showcase exhibition with the EPS Blue Line Racing and RCMP YIELD Teams.

CMDRA ALL BIKE DRAGS

July 12-14, 2024

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Witness the thrill of 600-pound, 600 HP drag bikes surpassing 200 MPH, showcasing cutting-edge bike technology. Coordinated in collaboration with the CMDRA (Canadian Motorcycle Drag Racing Association) and NHRA Div 6 Bracket Series, these races are an absolute must-see for avid drag racing enthusiasts.

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    STREET LEGAL RACING

    May 3 - September 28, 2024

    Presented by JB’s Power Center

    RAD Torque Raceway features an NHRA-sanctioned 1/4 mile drag strip, home to Canada’s rapidly growing community of street rods and sport compact cars. Since the emergence of the ‘Fast and The Furious’ sub-culture, there’s been a surge in the demand for extreme sports. Participants and spectators eagerly gather to witness friends, family, and rivals compete in the quarter mile.

    We closely collaborate with the Leduc RCMP, Stony Plain RCMP, Edmonton Police Service, and local high schools. Our goal is not only to promote the sport but also to encourage young street racers to channel their passion for speed into a safe environment.

    Our pride and joy, the Street Legal Safety through Education racing program, aims to inspire speed enthusiasts in a safe, controlled, and enjoyable setting—far away from the streets. We’ve partnered with the Edmonton Police Services’ Blue Line Racing program and the RCMP Y.I.E.L.D. (Youth Initiative for Education in Lifestyle & Driving). Together, we are committed to fostering responsible street legal racing.

    BRACKET DRAGS

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    The Bracket Drag Series combined with the NHRA Division 6 regional competition is the weekly series where local sportsman racers vie for year end points championship. Electronics, Non-electronics, Top Eliminator, Cash is King 1/8 Mile and Jr. Dragster classes all compete regularly throughout the season for admiration amongst their piers and the Championship Trophy.

    Special Regional NHRA Series: Land of the Leaders, King of the Track, Junior Champion and Member Madness.

    NITRO RATZ JUNIOR DRAGSTER ASSOCIATION

    Fueled by our passion for motorsports, a non-profit organization was formed in collaboration with a dedicated group of parents. This initiative gave rise to the Nitro Ratz Junior Dragster Association, a community of enthusiastic kids, families, and volunteers fostering early respect for automobiles and safe driving skills among children aged 7-17.

    The Nitro Ratz promote values such as sportsmanship, camaraderie, team spirit, and the development of lifelong friendships. Since our inception, we’ve proudly raised over $120,000 to support this youth racing program.

    Junior drag racing provides a controlled and thrilling environment for kids aged 7-17. Using half-scale versions of Top Fuel dragsters called Jr. Dragsters, equipped with a five-horsepower, single-cylinder engine, young competitors can reach speeds of up to 85 mph and cover an eighth-mile in as quick as 7.90 seconds.

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