General Info, Cacklecar Guidelines & Entry Form,
Schedule, Directions and Hotels



We are doing all we can to ensure that this never before done event is a fun and memorable for all involved. It's success will determine if there will be more of the same in the future. Going in, here is some info that you should know... a few FAQ:

Pit parking is limited to race cars only and we request that you please use as little space as possible.

Pit parking, included in your entry, will be available from Friday and rigs do not have to be out until Sunday.

On track photography is limited to approved media only.

Overnight camping and motorhome parking included with your entry or admission. Motorhome areas, first come, first choice. No motorhomes in the pits on Saturday.

There will be a special area for hotrods on display. Hotrod entries will also receive a colletable dash plaque.

Food will be available at the track but we invite you to bring E-Z Ups, coolers, ice, your BBQ and your choice of beverages. No alcohol on the pit side.



You can do static starts at will. Safety rules will be enforced, ie fire jacket and mask. Fire extinguisher at hand. No "jack stand" fire-ups.  NO engaged couplers unless you're doing a push start. For the full guidelines that will be followed go to:
Cacklecar Guidelines

There will be opportunities to push start throughout the day and evening either by yourself or as a pair. There will be push start sessions ending in a turn around and burnout. Burnouts from static starts. This is ALL about cacklecars.

You can participate in the first ever "Line of Fire," an in-unison fire-up under the Barona lights.

Nitro will not be available at the track.


CAR ENTRY FORM - pdf file



$20 Adult
$10 Jr (ages 13-17)
Kids 12 and under FREE
$10 Military Discount (Military I.D. required)






Cruisin' Grand Nitro Night - Downtown Escondido

3:00 p.m. Reunion Welcome Center Opens

5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Nitro Night Activity

8:30 p.m. - late Nitro Revival Socializing

Nitro Revival - Barona Drag Strip

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m Pits open for Participants and Vendors to set-up



Nitro Revival - Barona Drag Strip

7:30 a.m. - Gates open for Participants
9:00 a.m. - Street Rod Admission and Parking
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tech Inspection
11:00 a.m. - Mandatory Participants Meeting in Main Tent
11:30 a.m. - Spectator Gate Opens
12:00 p.m. - Static Engine Starts
1:00 p.m. - On track activity begins
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Push Starts, Burnouts, Non-Cacklecar Exhibition Runs, Fire-ups everywhere, enjoy the food and drink, visit friends --- simply enjoy the day.
4:00 p.m. - Autograph Session at Central Tent
5:00 p.m. - Thunder on Parade

6:00 p.m. - Greater San Diego Drag Racers Presentation
6:30 p.m. - Call for Line of Fire cars to the staging lanes
7:00 p.m. - Line of Fire Introductions

7:30 p.m. - Thunder in the hills - "Line of Fire" - Nitro Overdose
8:00 p.m. - That's All Folks - Event Secure

* This event involves nitro and people so the schedule is obviously subject to change.





17240 Bernardo Center Drive, San Diego, CA 92128
Phone: 858-676-1660 Fax: 858-676-1880
Special $109.00
Click Here to Get Nitro Revival Rate
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11611 Bernardo Plaza Court, San Diego, CA 92128
Phone: 858-613-2000 Fax: 858-613-2010

Special $99.00 Rate
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The Holiday Inn Express in Escondido is the newest major chain hotel near the event, we have a $109 rate for Nitro Revival.

1250 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029
(760) 741-7117



More Hotels


Best Western Escondido Hotel           760-740-1700

Comfort Inn                                       760-489-1010

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites                  760-743-1443

Escondido Lodge                               760-743-9733

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites      760-741-7117

Hotel Mediteran                                  760-743-2300

Mount Vernon Inn                               760-745-6100

Quality Inn                                         760-743-3700

Rodeway Inn                                      760-746-0441

Sunset Inn                                         760-743-3111

Super 8 Escondido                             800-536-9326

San Marcos:

Days Inn                                                 800-329-1073

Fairfield Inn                                            760-891-0111

Hampton Inn                                          760-736-9249

Residence Inn                                       760-591-9828

Rancho Bernardo:

La Quinta Inn - Miramar                         858-484-8800

Holiday Inn Express                               858-485-6530

Radisson                                                 858-451-6600

Staybridge Suites                                  858-487-0900


Best Western                                          858-748-6320

Hampton Inn & Suites                            858-391-1222

Ramada Inn                                            858-748-7311


Ramona Valley Inn                                  800-648-4618

Riviera Oaks Resort                               760-788-7711 ask for Beth.

San Vicente Resort                                760-789-8290

*We are getting word that hotels are starting to fill up and that includes the Barona Resort and Casino.


North San Diego Chamber of Commerce



Directions From San Diego
Take I-8 east to Highway 67N. Turn Right on Willow Road and then turn left onto Wildcat Canyon Road. Continue on Wildcat Canyon Road (Barona Road) up the hill past the Barona Valley Ranch Casino. Keep going another 5 miles to Barona Drag Strip. The Drag Strip will be on the left side of the road.

Directions From North County or LA
Take I-5 or I-15 to 52 East. Go to 67 NORTH and follow to stoplight where you turn right onto MAPLEVIEW and then turn left at the next light onto ASHWOOD. ASHWOOD turns into Wildcat Canyon Road. Continue on Wildcat Canyon Road (Barona Road) up the hill past the Barona Valley Ranch Casino. Keep going another 5 miles to Barona Drag Strip. The Drag Strip will be on the left side of the road.

Put this in your GPS:
1750 Wildcat Canyon Rd.
Lakeside, CA 92040


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For event Sponsorship info please contact: Ron Johnson


Website, Media, General Info contact: Don Ewald