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State Capitol Raceway - Erwinville, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
N 30° 31.567 W 091° 23.167
15R E 654837 N 3378193
Quick Description: Located about 10 miles west of Baton Rouge on US Highway 190. The track has been sanctioned both NHRA and IHRA, but currently retains IHRA sanctioning.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 9/28/2008 6:24:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM4TFP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 12

Long Description:
Raceway complex contains a quarter mile drag strip, horseshoe shapedmud track and sand drag.

HISTORY

State Capitol Dragway is the 3rd oldest, continuously ran 1/4 mile dragstrip in the United States (over 35 years old). The track has been sanctioned both NHRA and IHRA, but currently retains IHRA sanctioning.
The last Dukes of Hazzard movie had scenes shot at State Capitol Raceway.
TRACK FACTS
TRACK ELEVATION 18 FEET
ACREAGE 140 now, 65 available
LENGTH 4,050 FEET
TRACK WIDTH 60 FEET
BARRIER WALLS CONCRETE - FULL LENGTH
RACING SURFACE 1/8TH MILE - CONCRETE, REMAINING - ASPHALT
TIMING SYSTEM COMPULINK WITH GUARD BEAM
SCOREBOARDS LED DAKTRONICS
WEIGH SCALES DIGITAL ELECTRONIC
ASPHALT PIT AREA 5 ACRES, 10 ACRES UNDER CONSTRUCTION
FUELS SOLD V-P & SUNOCO
R-V HOOKUPS 37 IN RACER/PIT AREA (50 AMP + WATER)
GRANDSTANDS SEATING CAPACITY 9000
TOWER PA SYSTEM = LOCAL FM STATION 105.7
CONCESSIONS A/C SEATING & CANOPY
RESTROOMS MEN & LADIES IN A/C + PORTA
EXTRAS BIG SCREEN TV WITH SOUND SYSTEM IN TOWER SUITE

This info is from their website here.
Type of Track: Drag Strip

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