By Mark F. Barnes , September 3, in Historic Houston. Where was this? The only official drag races I attended were at Hitchcock on Sunday afternoons in the era. Otherwise, our favorite, cop-defying, highly crazy "drag strip" was right on Main Street from the light at Sunset to the light at University, right in front of Rice Institute.
Houston Raceway Park Opens for Drag Racing: Here’s the Track’s Safety Plan
Among the safety measures rolled out at Houston include required use of face masks for all Houston Raceway Park workers. Face masks are not required for participants, crew members or spectators. There was no mention of any health screenings i. While we are extremely excited to welcome back our racers and guests to the raceway, please be aware that we are implementing a series of rules and regulations for all staff, participants, crew members, and spectators to follow. Restrooms will be sanitized at the start, during and end of each night of racing.
The Houston International Speedway, later known as the Houston International Raceway and then Houston International Dragway, or the "Freeway Dragstrip", as well as other various names in its lifetime, was built and opened in It was considered one of the nation's premiere drag strips during its time as a member of the NHRA's Division 4. The Dragstrip was located on the east side of Interstate 45, south of Houston, near Dickinson, Texas. The current intersection is I and 16th St also FM