Dragsters invade Pine Valley Raceway this weekend

Dragsters invade Pine Valley Raceway this weekend

LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - Funny cars will be roaring into Angelina County this weekend.

It is all part of the Funny Car Chaos Tour that is coming to the Pine Valley Raceway outside of Diboll on Friday and Saturday.

Eighteen teams from across the country are making the trek to East Texas to compete in our $30,000 event to find the fastest nitro drag racer in the region. These high-tech dragsters reach speeds of over 200 mph in less than four seconds.

The event will also feature a Jet Dragster, Fireworks Show (Saturday Night) Classic Car Show, Dirty South Gassers, Index Class Racing and more.

The gates open Friday and Saturday at noon. The Funny Cars will run at 8 and 10 pm on Friday. Jet Dragsters are set for 10:30 pm. On Saturday the gates open against noon. A Car Show will start at 3 pm. Class time trials start at 5 pm. Qualifying starts at 6 pm. The elimination round starts at 7: 30 pm. Fireworks will start around 9:30 pm.

Bring some earplugs and hold on tight.

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