$10 for Burndown at Sundown Drag-Racing Event at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet on June 9 ($20 Value)

Route 66 Raceway

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450+ racers in variety of classes reach speeds of nearly 300 mph during two shows on 1/4-mile dragstrip, with free event parking

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Promotional value expires Jun 9, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 10 per person. Redeem on day of event for ticket. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Route 66 Raceway. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which will be provided to Route 66 Raceway. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Route 66 Raceway's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Gas-powered cars will soon be replaced by electric cars, which will be replaced by two-person motorcycles powered by nightmares. Catch some combustion-engine action while you can with today's GrouponLive deal to see the Burndown at Sundown event at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet. For $10, you get one ticket for general-admission seating for those 13 and older on Saturday, June 9 (a $20 value). Gates open at 7 a.m. for a day of tech, time trials, and qualifying races, and Burndown at Sundown is held at both at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Children 12 and younger receive free admission with a paying adult, and parking is free for the event.

A joint venture with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Burndown at Sundown sends more than 450 cars hurtling down the quarter-mile racing strip at speeds approaching 300 miles per hour. Throughout the evening, pairs of squealing automobiles face off in a variety of classes and spectacles, from nitro-injected dragsters to Top Alcohol funny cars and wagons that pop wheelies as they go. Massive plumes of flame propel jet-powered racers at blinding speeds, scorching the track like an asthmatic dragon running the 100-meter dash. Each admission ticket also doubles as a pit pass, which allows attendees to view chariots up-close and peep at their gargantuan engines engineered purely for speed and roasting marshmallows until they're just slightly brown.

Customer Reviews

59 Ratings

Great Seats for a first timer. The only thing I would like them to include is if you are a first timer bring or purchase ear plugs because the seats are close to the track and its loud. Love the experience and worth the price. Thanks groupon.
Sonya O. · November 28, 2016
I look for this groupon for Route 66 every year. This is one of my families favorite events every summer. Awesome day at the track!
Rich P. · November 26, 2016
This is a great event, full of excitement, adrenaline and friendly people. From the classic drag racing cars to the nitro funny cars.
Kelly Z. · August 16, 2016
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    Route 66 Raceway

    3200 S Chicago St.

    Joliet, IL 60436

    +18157225500

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