Dragway is a 1/8th mile IHRA sanctioned dragstrip
located near the city of Greer, South Carolina.
Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge
Mountains, Greer is located between Greenville and
Spartanburg in the Northwestern part of the State.
Greer Dragway was opened in the 1950's by the
Greer Jaycees and was really a community project.
All labor used in getting the track started, built
and running was done by the Jaycees, neighbors and
several area groups of concerned citizens.
original purpose was to provide money for needy
children in the Greer, SC area. Besides
having races to raise money for the children, the
Jaycees would, on holiday weekends, have fireworks
and other entertainment for those children.
the early 1970's the Jaycees were temporarily
disbanded and the land was purchased by a realtor.
The land was later leased and bought by Tom and
Sue Ferrell. Roland McAbee became the manager of
the track in 1979.
October 25, 1988, Roland McAbee passed away.
Mike Greer then became the new manager of the
track. Mike was the manager for over 20
years, and became the current owner in 2010.
After the last race of
2009, the old racing surface and metal guard rails
were done away with. Beginning in 2010 we
have a brand new concrete track, walls and new