The drag strip at Toronto Motorsports Park hosts events from April until October. Of those events, several are considered marquee spectator events that offer a wonderful entertainment option for adults and children alike.
The tracks signature events; Victoria Day Weekend Drags, Canadian Nitro Nationals and the Canadian Funny Car Championships, offer the biggest and best in drag racing competition and exhibition vehicles, with weekend camping.
For the person looking to settle that grudge match with their buddy or simply see how fast their car will go in the quarter-mile, the track operates it's Take it to the Track program on Friday evenings and Test & Tune programs weekly.
The track also hosts several organizations throughout the season that each bring their own breed of drag racing action to the NHRA sanctioned drag strip. The Ontario Street Car Association, Race Cayuga Sportsman Series, CAN-AM Stock/Super Stock Series, Ontario Street Outlaws, TNT Super Series and Ontario Nostalgia Drag Racers all offer great options for beginner racers and diehard spectators.
Manufacturer specific events are also part of the program at the track, with single day events on the calendar for Chrysler, Ford and GM enthusiasts to compete in a Show & Shine competition, but also to put their vehicles to the test on the track if they wish.
In June, the track hosts an NHRA National Open event, which attracts the best NHRA sportsman competitors in the classes of Stock, Super Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street.
Race Your Own Vehicle
Have you ever dreamed of what it would be like to take your own car or motorcycle down the drag strip? Well you can and it's easier than you think! All you need is to get your vehicle and yourself out to Toronto Motorsports Park. You're welcome to come out and participate in any Friday evening Take it to the Track or weekend Test & Tune program, and if you have what it takes, there are various Bracket Series events and other programs which your vehicle will fit into.
Junior Drag Racing offers kids ages 5 – 18 a chance to race half-scale dragsters, designed to resemble a Top Fuel Dragster, in a controlled and safe environment before they are able to obtain an Ontario driver’s license. Using a five-horsepower, single-cylinder engine, they can go as fast as 85 mph and as quick as 7.90 seconds in an eighth-mile.