Nov 18, 2016 · GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - A driver died in a crash at a drag racing strip in Grand Prairie. The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Thursday night at the Yello Belly Drag Strip. Nov 21, 2016 · 23-year-old Blake Williams passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016 in a crash at the eighth-mile Yello Belly Drag Strip, in Grand Prairie, Texas.
Yello Belly Drag Strip is one of the oldest raceways in the country, operating continuously since 1955 at the original "Run what you brung" drag strip. SKILLFUL RACERS FOUND HERE You will be entertained by some of the most skillful and exciting racers to be found. YBDS policy requires that all drivers be at least 18 years of age. At Yello Belly Drag Strip, street racers line up to test their mettle and metal at North Texas' "outlaw" track, where driver Blake Williams recently died.Author: Christian Mcphate.
The Unique History of Yello Belly Drag Strip. Yello Belly Drag Strip originated in the early 1950’s when a number of adventurous young automobile enthusiasts began racing each other in the sandy river bottom of the Trinity River near Grand Prairie, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. A Burleson man died in a fiery crash at a drag strip in Grand Prairie on Thursday night. The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. at Yello Belly Drag Strip, along State Highway 180 just west of Loop Author: Tiffany Ditto.