Conexión San Ángelo/Staff Report

SAN ANGELO – Get your tickets now, the San Angelo Showdown on Lake Nasworthy has been set for June 24 through the 26, 2016.

San Angelo will put on its 10th annual drag boat races on Friday, June 24 through Sunday, the 26.

The event is one of the most popular of the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series and seen as the BEST on the circuit.

Boats will line up side by side and run a liquid quarter mile at speeds of up to and sometimes exceeding 250 miles per hour in less than 4 seconds. The liquid quarter mile lies between two of the most awesome spectator areas that you will see on the Lucas Oil circuit. Walk the pits and see the boats up close. Talk to the drivers and crew and see them working on the boats for the next round. Buy T-shirts, photos, cards or posters and have your favorite driver autograph them.

The event will be nationally televised.

Get your tickets now at all available locations. Ticket outlets are:  Joe’s Ice House, NAPPA Auto Parts, San Angelo Chamber of Commerce, Suddenlink Communications, and West Central Cellular.

Discounted advance tickets may be purchased until 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 23.

Full-price tickets available at the gate Friday-Sunday, June 24-26.

Get a $2 Discount Coupon at