Keystone Diesel Truck Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway this weekend

Photo courtesy of Maple Grove Raceway The Keystone Diesel Truck Nationals will take place at Maple Grove Raceway this weekend, July 26 and 27.

Maple Grove will present the Keystone Diesel Truck Nationals presented by Mack Trucks and Denver Truck Painting on Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27. The family-friendly diesel truck fest the largest of its kind on the East Coast will include a truck show (sponsored by Hunter Peterbilt), diesel truck drag racing, Jet Funny Cars, a wheelstanding exhibition car, live music and a model truck exhibit.

Gates will open at 8 a.m. each day.

The Jet Funny Cars and exhibition wheelstander will make runs at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday and at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

The Blue Rock Connection rock n roll band will perform in the Hunter Peterbilt tent from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday.

The weekend will begin on Friday with Auto Locator Fast Friday (heads-up, informal drag racing and testing). Gates will open at 4 p.m. with drag racing from 5-10 p.m.

WEEKEND SCHEDULE:

Friday, July 25 Auto Locator Fast Friday.

Heads-up racing and testing.

Gates open at 4 p.m.; racing from 5-10 p.m.

Saturday, July 26 Keystone Diesel Truck Nationals presented by Mack Trucks & Denver Truck Painting

8 a.m. Gates open.

10 a.m. Race competitors meeting.

11 a.m. Time trials.

Noon Hunter Peterbilt truck show judging begins.

1-6 p.m. Model truck contest and show.

1 p.m. Feature show: Jet Funny Cars and wheelstander.

1:15 p.m. Eliminations begin.

4 p.m. Feature show: Jet Funny Cars and wheelstander.

5-8 p.m. Blue Rock Connection band on stage.

8 p.m. Track closed.

Sunday, July 27 Keystone Diesel Truck Nationals presented by Mack Trucks & Denver Truck Painting

8 a.m. Gates open.

9 a.m. Chapel service.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Heads-up drag racing.

11 a.m. Hunter Peterbilt truck show awards ceremony, followed by parade of winners.

1 p.m. Feature show: Jet Funny Cars and wheelstander.

Information from Maple Grove Raceway