Lucas Oil Raceway Night of Thunder Special Announcement

Through the kind contributions of NHRA superstars Antron Brown and Leah Pritchett, kids 12 and under are now FREE for Saturday’s Night of Thunder at Lucas Oil Raceway.

To say thank you to Antron and Leah, we’ve added to the already amazing entertainment line up during the Night of Thunder, the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League! Bring the kids out to watch the Jr.’s battle for bragging rights as they make a few passes for the fans. And who knows, maybe we will see some of our very own NHRA drivers kids at the starting line!

We are excited to share this news and look forward to seeing a number of families enjoying this special event that features a number of different drag racing classes, special grudge races, Pro Mod’s and Jet Dragsters, capped off with a special fireworks show.

Get your tickets today for this Saturday’s Night of Thunder at Lucas Oil Raceway Tickets starting at $20 for adults and now kids 12 and under FREE. Get your tickets here:


Night of Thunder at Lucas Oil Raceway (Indianapolis, IN)

Saturday, May 26, 2018

These are approximate times:

12 pm: Main Gate opens to the public 

12 pm: Pro & Super Pro Competitors on Track 

1:30 pm: Pro Mod on Track 

2:00 pm: Pro & Super Pro Competitors on Track 

4:00 pm: Pro Mod on Track 

4:25 pm: Pro & Super Pro Competitors on Track 

5:45 pm: Fan Activities (until 6:30 pm)

7:00 pm: Night of Thunder opening ceremonies

10:30 pm: Event concludes 

For the first time ever, Lucas Oil Raceway will light up the sky and drag strip on Saturday, May 26th with the Inaugural Night of Thunder.

Memorial Day weekend in Indiana is always the center of the motorsports universe and this year it will include the excitement of Drag Racing. Night of Thunder will feature some of the fastest Pro Mod racers in the world as they compete head-to-head in a winner-take-all showdown. In addition, the Night of Thunder will feature fan favorite jet cars as they light up the night's sky and rocket their way down the quarter mile, only to be capped off with a memorable fireworks display.

Lucas Oil Raceway has partnered with Real Pro Mod to bring some of the biggest names such as Bill Glidden and Rickie Smith, along with the fastest Pro Mods in the world to compete at the Night of Thunder. Qualifying will take place during the day and be capped off with a 16-car Pro Mod shootout at night.