The Redding Dragstrip has canceled an upcoming event that raised health concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic, with promoters saying they "must put safety first. Dragstrip employees said they'd take safety precautions and it would be a small event to begin with, but they announced on Facebook late Friday that they'd changed course. The Dragstrip post said the group is working with city and county officials to figure out how to have safe events. Gavin Newsom outlined a phased reopening of the state in which mass crowd events such as conventions, concerts and sporting events are the fourth and final phase. Karen Ramstrom said she was not aware of the event before making an appeal to the public that now is not the time to become complacent. She reiterated that any large gathering will heighten the risk of infection, especially as the stay-at-home order is eased.
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It is located in Redding, California which hosts one of the largest and most well-known car show and race on the West Coast called Kool April Nites which had people in This event started off strong and has yet to slow down. The Redding Drag Strip is a family oriented track that provides a safe and fun place to race or spectate. Recent renovations to the facilities include a new track surface for the first ', a new tower, and bleachers on the west side of the track. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Shirlene Bramson, who manages the Redding Dragstrip, said Tuesday afternoon that she has received the OK from airport management to put up the sign at her track, on city property just east of Redding Municipal Airport. Bramson hopes to have the sign restored and up at the drag strip by Kool April Nites in late April. More: End of an era: Gene's Drive-In demolished.