Experience live dragstrip and speedway racing in a variety of car classes just northeast of Houston.. In Short Houston's speedway has been a haven for motorsports enthusiasts since the '70s. Originally a dirt surface, the 3/8-mile oval track with high-banked turns was converted to asphalt in 1996. The track offers ample grandstand seating for the many racing events offered. Car classes include baby grands, stock, modified and late models. The facility was modeled after Texas Motor Speedway and offers a computerized timing system, VIP suites and and a lightning-fast 1/8-mile all concrete dragstrip with three turnoff roads.