Frontier will be having side-by-side 100-yard sand-drag races on Saturday, 5/17, as part of the Spring Fest events at the Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds in Helena, MT.
Registration is 10-12, racing at 1pm.
Competitor entrance is off Green Meadow Drive. The Fairgrounds are at Henderson and Custer Avenues. From the main entrance at Henderson & custer, head east on Custer to the first light. Capital High is on your right. Make a left onto Green Meadow Drive. Turn left at the gas station (1-2 blocks north of Custer) and you'll go straight into the competitor entrance.
For those coming from Missoula, turn north onto Henderson at the light - there's a Thriftway gas station on your right at this light. Turn left onto Henderson and as your near the fairgrounds you'll make a right turn onto Custer, then make the left at the next light onto Green Meadow Drive.
Coming from Great Falls? Get off I-15 at Exit 200, Lincoln Road and head west. Go 2.25 miles to a blinking light, and make the left onto Green Meadow Drive. Go south ~7 miles and the first stop light you encounter is Custer and Green Meadow. When you see the stop light, you'll notice the gas station on your right a block or two before the light. Make a right at the gas station and you're into the competitor entrance.
From Bozeman, get on I-15 north.
From Butte/Bozeman, take I-15 north to Cedar Street. Take the Cedar Street exit. It comes out into the airport. Go straight through the light, which will take you down past Costco. When Costco is on your right, you'll come to a light, the intersection with Custer Ave. Make a left onto Custer (west), cross over I-15, and continue on for a mile or three. You'll pass a grade school on the left as you come upon Benton Avenue - continue west and the next light is Green Meadow Drive, with Capital High School across to your left. Turn right onto Green Meadow, then make the left at the gas station 1-2 blocks north, and stay straight into the Fairgrounds' competitor entrance.
There will be a fair for the kids to enjoy at the same time, and if you stick around, Sunday will have a Demolition Derby in the same location.