Advance tickets on sale for Street Machine Nationals

The Continental Tire Street Machine Nationals are back at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds Friday through Sunday, June 24-26, with a wide array of high-performance street machines, hot rods, street trucks and the best dream machines.

Pro Street Alley will feature some of the biggest names in the Pro Street world.

In addition to the cars, check out the Performance Marketplace to shop for the latest aftermarket parts, with many vendors offering special "show-only" pricing.

The Continental Tires Burnout Contest and the DYNO Challenge presented by Midwest Mobile Dyno and Redline Motorsports Inc. test the true performance of participant's vehicles.

Participant entries are currently being accepted online. All makes, models, and years are invited to attend. Registration includes weekend admission for the vehicle, driver, one passenger, and up to five children 15 and under riding in the vehicle. On-site registration begins on Thursday, June 23.

The latest information can be found at or on Facebook and Instagram @StreetMachineNationals.

<b>If you go</b>

Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 24; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. June 25; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 26.

Where: Du Quoin State Fairgrounds, Routes 14 and 51, Du Quoin.

Tickets: Advance, bought online at, $11 for ages 13-up; at gate: $15; Weekend pass, $18. Free admission for ages 12 & under.

Sponsors: Continental Tire and QA1.