BlackTop Nationals is back in Wichita this weekend, starting at Noon, Friday August 21st. This will be the 6th year for the massive car show. Hundreds of vehicles will be on display including souped-up hot rods, classic muscle cars, exotic super-cars, motorcycles, trucks, and more.
This year Ford has something special lined up as the new 2017 Ford Super GT will be on display, this model hasn't been produced in nearly a decade and is being built as a 50th anniversary celebration of Ford's 1-2-3 sweep of the 1966 24 Hours of Le mans. The one that will be on display is the only one in North America currently!
It's only $5 (ages 6 and under are free) to see the Million $ Car display, Gasoline Alley or the vendor booths that are inside Century II. Events will also take place outside of Century II and are free to enjoy, these include a separate car and motorcycle show, live bands, and various exhibitions.
All weekend: (Friday's event times begin at noon)
Ford's Dual Dyno Drags- Inside Century II -9am-6pm
Million $ Car, Sponsored by Cox Communications- Inside Century II 9am-4pm
Gasoline Alley-Inside Century II 9am-9pm
Ford's Ride & Drive- Parking lot across from Wichita Boathouse 9am-6pm
Hot Laps, Sponsored by Ford- Parking lot across from Wichita Boathouse 9am-6pm
Envision Kidz Funn Zone- Waterwalk Area 9am-9pm
Car and Motorcycle Show- Douglas Street, Cancun Dr., Waterman 9am-9pm
Live Bands- Time and place TBD
Opening Ceremony - Kennedy Plaza, Douglas st.- 6:00pm
Pinewood Derby Races- South end of Expo Hall-Age 11 and under get free admission with a Pinewood Derby car in hand, Otherwise its $5 – Races are continuous throughout the day
Poker Run sponsored by American Legion Post 401 -Start at American Legion Post 401, 101 E. 31st St. South – End at Century Plaza Parking Lot -8am-10am
Saturday and Sunday Only:
Jet Ski Exhibition- Arkansas River West of Century II- time TBD
Awards Ceremony– Century II Expo Hall -3pm-4pm