The 67th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World Series of Drag Racing event at Cordova International Raceway in Cordova, Illinois has been postponed. The event has been rescheduled for August 27-29, 2021.
The postponement came due to Illinois restrictions to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Presently, the state has a 20% spectator mandate for outdoor sporting events.
“We are very disappointed that we will not hold the 67th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World Series of Drag Racing this year, but look forward to having “The Granddaddy of Them All” bigger and better than ever [on] August 27-29, 2021,” Cordova International Raceway President/General Manager Dominic Blasco said. “Keeping our community that includes our staff, racers, crew members, and fans safe is our utmost priority while adhering to guidelines from local and state health officials. We thank our fans and sponsors for their support during this challenging time.”
Fans, who had purchased tickets for this summer’s event should call the Cordova International Raceway office at 309-654-2110 or email Teri Blasco at [email protected] Those, who purchased tickets, can receive a credit towards next year’s event or the track is willing to make other arrangements.