BYRON, Ill. – Officials at Byron Dragway announced Friday that the popular racing venue is seeking new ownership.
Byron Dragway is fortunate to have been under stable and consistent ownership for decades, allowing the venue to not only establish but truly develop many successful events and racing programs. This is a turn key motorsports venue that presents many opportunities for long term growth, expansion and diversification.
Byron Dragway is a quarter-mile NHRA Member Track that opened July 4, 1964. The nearly 200-acre facility is located in Byron, Ill. – approximately 45 miles west of the greater Chicagoland area. An estimated 13.2-million residents live within a 100-mile radius of Byron.
Along with weekly races scheduled from April to mid-November, Byron Dragway hosts many long running special events.
The well-maintained facility has benefitted from continual reinvestment. Recent improvements and equipment upgrades include a completely renovated tower that houses race control, a private suite, and storage (2015). The starting line and water box concrete has been replaced (2015). The CompuLink Timing System was fully re-calibrated by CompuLink in May and now includes 1,000’ MPH (934’) and TruStart. The Dragway Diner concession stand was also remodeled this year. Track comes complete with all equipment for operation.