Sioux City car show cancels popular drag racing

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City car show has cancelled drag racing from its event this year because of unsafe road conditions.

Organizers behind RockN Rods say city officials told them Monday that Third Street is not safe for drivers going 75-80 mph because of dips in the pavement. The city hopes to fix them in time for the 2014 event.

The Sioux City Journal reports ( ) the drag racing portion of the show had been held for years along Water Street near the downtown area, but it’s now being used as part of construction for the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

RockN Rods is now scheduled to take place on July 20 instead of three days.


Information from: Sioux City Journal,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s