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D’Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic

Joliet - Route 66 Raceway welcomes the return of the D'Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic on August 19. While in its seventh year, the event has been reimagined and loaded with an level of content that will not only pay homage to early drag racing and hot rod culture but will present a quarter-mile blast down memory lane for any historical enthusiast. Fans will leave the world of 2017 when they enter the gates and propel into the era of poodle skirts, pin-up girls, sock hops and more. On-Track Content Unlike any other event at Route 66 Raceway, the D'Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic will feature nostalgia match drag racing. This means that Funny Cars, Altereds, Pro Stocks, a jet car and over 200 other vehicles, all 1979 and older will have the chance to take a pass during the event. Classic Car Cruise-In Route 66 Raceway is calling all vintage vehicle owners to attend the D'Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic and display as a part of the Classic Car Cruise-In. Attendees who pull up in any antique automobile, 1979 and older, can purchase entry for the event for only $20 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. with all passengers included.