Byron Dragway Hosts Summer Thunder

The dragway brings in some big national names to dazzle on the quarter mile strip.

Photo courtesy Byron Dragway

The Byron Dragway put on spectacle this afternoon for Summer Thunder. We had an oil spill early so in the meantime they had a motorcycle stunt show that was just awesome.

Following that...Richard Hutchins the wheelie king blasted off in his 1970s modified VW and nearly did a wheelie down the entire strip.

Summer Thunder also featured two jet engine dragsters. One had a little trouble off the line but the other blazed the quarter mile at 287 miles an hour.

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