Wild Wednesday Recap: July 31

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Lucas Oil Raceway hosted its 17th Wild Wednesday of 2019 on July 31. Wild Wednesday is Lucas Oil Raceway's weekly test and tune program open to dragsters, motorcycles, and other street legal vehicles. For a list of requirements and regulations, visit http://www.lucasoilraceway.com/racers/wild-wednesday/.

On Wednesday night, approximately 120 drivers participated in the Wild Wednesday with participants ranging from junior dragsters to street legal trucks to motorcycles. Weather conditions were near perfect with the first run taking place in 81-degrees before falling to the low-70’s at the end of the night. Plenty of sun proved to be prime conditions for adults, children, and the family dog alike.

Some notable speeds from the July 31 Wild Wednesday can be seen below.

Billl Gruger- 136.26 MPH
Mike Bandy - 132.46 MPH
Pedro Gonzalez - 126.48 MPH

Wes Wells - 144.10 MPH
Jim Vance - 138.96 MPH
Brian Harsanyi - 137.36 MPH

Each Wednesday for Wild Wednesday at Lucas Oil Raceway, gates open at 5 p.m. for racers and spectators with the first races beginning at approximately 5:30 p.m. The cost to races is $25 while spectators are $10. Children 12-and-under receive free admission to Wild Wednesday.

Lucas Oil Raceway will host No Hatin’ Drag Racing’ (NHDRO) motorcycle drag racing on Friday-Sunday which will include a $16,000 bracket shootout. On Friday, the gates will open at 9 a.m. with racing to start at 11 a.m. Racing will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. on Sunday. Spectators can purchase a weekend pass for $40 or a single-day ticket for $20. A weekend pass allowing admission after 3 p.m. each day will cost $20 while children 12-and-under are free.  All racers must have an NHDRO license which can be purchased for $15