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Night of Destruction

Thank you for your interest in the annual Eve of Destruction at Cedar Lake Speedway.  Each year the event brings a ton of excitement and entertainment to the community.  Below are a few examples of the entertainment you will experience at this great annual event.  Tickets are always just $12 for adults and $6 for kids age 6-16 (5 and under free).   We look forward to seeing you there!

Eve of Destruction Events:

SPECTATOR DRAG RACING! After success last year, we are bringing this back! 1 on 1 street legal car, truck or van with 4,6 or 8 cylinders! 1 lap races around the 3/8 mile clay track... BRING IT ON!

MONSTER TRUCKS! Car Crushing, Big Air and More....Don't miss these Big Wheeled Monsters!

TRAILER RACES! Always a fan favorite - don't miss this race as competitors battle to be the last vehicle with their trailer still attached.  Note: we are looking for competitors for this event.  Winner will receive $500!  See total purse below and the entry form.  You must pre-enter to participate. 

DEATH DEFYING STUNTS! Performed by WILDMAN Clay Gallagher! We never know what he is going to amaze us with! Will there be fire, car jumps, rollovers?! Stay tuned and we'll keep you posted!

DIRT CAR RACING! The night wouldn't be complete at CEDAR LAKE SPEEDWAY unless you've seen some spectacular racing from top notch drivers! Enjoy some action packed racing as our Local Racers do battle on the high banks!

There will be other events and surprises in addition to the already listed jam-packed night of thrills and spills. The grandstands will open at 5:00 with action scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m.

Cedar Lake Speedway Spectator Drag Race Details

Spectator Drag Race Rules:

1. Street legal 4,6 or 8 cylinder car, truck or van is eligible. Shoulder and lap belt are required. Helmet, long sleeve shirt
and pants are manditory. No passangers allowed.
2. All types of vehichles will race together.  Each race will be
one on one. The winner of each bracket will advance to the next round until the last two vehicles remain in their class.
The final 2 competitors will race 1 lap to determain the overall winner.
3. Start at the flagstand, vehicles will be at a dead stop. Each race will be 1 lap around the track. Winner moves on and loser
exits the track and pit area.
4. Brackets will be determained by the number of participants in each class.
5. Cedar lake Speedway can not be held liable for personal injury or damage to the vehicle.

Purse: $100 will be given to the overall winner.

Purchasing a pit pass is not required but you will be required to sign an insurance waiver.

Trailer Race Details Below

Please call us at 612-363-0479 with any questions.

Trailer Race Purse

Position Winnings
1 $300
2 $200
3 $150
4 $125
5 $100
6 $100
7 $100
8 $100
9 $100
10+ $100

Click below to register for the Trailer Race

Trailer Race Rules

The following rules and/or regulations are designated to provide for the orderly conduct of a Trailer Race held at Cedar Lake Speedway to establish minimum acceptable requirements for the race. These rules shall govern the condition of the event, and, by participating in this event, all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules.  No express or implied warranty of safety shall result from publication of, or compliance with these rules and/or regulations.  They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to participant, spectator or official.

The officials assigned to the event shall be empowered to permit minor deviation from any specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in their opinion do not alter the safety factor. Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of Cedar Lake Speedway officials, and their decision is final.  Cedar Lake Speedway reserves the right to approve and/or reject all entries.

Cars will be checked for safety and general rules upon entering the racetrack. Cars must have a number spray painted on both sides of the pull vehicle.  Any car, mini-van, pickup, suv or station wagon is allowed, bracing of front bumper is permitted. Some type of heavy bracing (grader blade, steel plate) shall be put in place on driver’s door to protect the driver. 4 point roll cage with door bars is highly recommended.

Windshield can be removed but at least (5) 3/8 inch bars running from the roof to the cowling/dash must be welded on to protect the driver from debris that may enter the vehicle. Mesh screen or chain link fence is also required to cover the opening.

As much flammable material as possible should be removed from the car’s interior, it is highly recommended that the battery be moved to the back seat or trunk area in a battery box, fuel tank is recommended to be moved to the trunk with a full firewall between the trunk and drivers compartment. Racing or Boat tank is recommended.

Driver must wear a helmet, full face racing helmet is highly recommended along with neck brace. If no full-face helmet is worn, goggles or eye protection must be used. Driver must also have long sleeves and full length pants with closed toe and heel shoes NO SHORT SLEEVE TSHIRTS, NO SHORTS/CUTOFF’S, NO FLIP FLOPS! Fire suit, FR Coveralls or Coveralls are highly recommended.

Driver must have working seatbelts, lap and shoulder harness minimum! 5point race belts can be used and are recommended.

Trailer must be minimum of 10 feet long from hitch to tail end.  Trailer cannot have any type of locking hitch such as pintle hook, 5thwheel or goose neck hitch are not allowed. Ball hitches or pin type farm hitch only.  If you are pulling a camper or any enclosed trailer please make sure it is gutted out, no material inside the trailer.

Drivers must watch the lights and flags of officials, if the yellow lights come on, and/or yellow flags wave SLOW DOWN to an idle IMMEDIATELY.

When building your car, ask is this safe, if you question it, do not do it! If you have questions or need clarification, contact Cedar Lake Speedway at 612-363-0479.