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This page describes the show GLD hosted on Memorial Weekend 2014. It is kept on GLD's website for historical purposes, and to give our fans an idea of what to expect in 2015.


Memorial Day Weekend:

Friday: Garlits VIP Meet & Greet, Public fun racing Noon-10pm

Saturday & Sunday: Qualifying in afternoon, main event starts 5pm

Monday: Memorial Day Fun Racing 10am-Dusk

Read on for show info!

Don Garlits returns to GLD!

Don Garlits will be at the Memorial Day Classic with Swamp Rat 12-A, signing autographs and meeting fans!

Don will be at GLD Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend.

VIP Exclusive Don Garlits meet & greet

Meet, greet, and eat with Don Garlits! On Friday afternoon there will be an exclusive meet and greet with Don. The meet and greet is only available to purchasers of VIP packages. VIP package includes: TWO Don Garlits meet and greet passes, two complementary lunches on Friday, two tickets to Friday night's racing, and two tickets valid Saturday or Sunday of the Memorial Day Classic main event. ONE package for TWO people! VIP packages are just $99, to purchase, use the advance tickets form below.


Many Jets will be part of the show!




Dozens of Nostalgic Race cars!

See dozens of Midwest Gassers and Nostalgia Super Stocks!

A few more tricks up our sleeve...

We can't show you everything in advance, the rest of the show is a surprise! Come this weekend and find out for yourself!

All cars pictured above invited to appear.

And a whole lot of food, fun and sun...

Pricing and Time Table Info


Don Garlits VIP Meet, Greet & Eat Noon-3pm

Garlits VIP package required to attend meet & greet

Public fun racing & feature car test runs 5pm-10pm

Open to all makes and models, just show up and race!
Bikes race $30, Cars race $35, watch for $15


Times and prices are the same each day

Gates open: 10am
Open time runs all day
Feature show starts approximately 5pm

Adult (16+) Spectator: $35 at the gate, $30 in advance

Minor (10-15) Spectator: $17.50 at the gate, $15 in advance

Children 9 and younger are FREE!

Racer Pit Parking (park in the racer pits as a spectator) $20. Note that parking in the spectator parking lot is included with your general admission price; there is no additional parking charge to park in spectator parking.

Open Test n Tune (limited, show cars take priority over fun racing): $55
Due to time and space constraints, fun racing season passes are not accepted this weekend.


Use the form below to purchase your tickets in advance and save $$$$! PayPal and major credit cards accepted. If you don't have a PayPal account, just click "I don't have a PayPal account" on the screen where it asks you to log into PayPal. You will then be able to provide a credit card to purchase the tickets without a PayPal account. After your purchase, print your tickets from your own computer and bring them to the admissions gate!

There was an order purchase form here, but as the event was in the past, the form has been removed. This mention of advance tickets was kept to keep this page as close to the original as possible.



Bikes race $30, cars race $35, watch for $15


Now it's your turn to be a star! Bring your vehicle and race. No pre-signup needed, just show up and race! Pay once, get as many runs as you want.

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