Heartland Motorsports Park Weather - Kansas, KS NHRA Race Weather

Friday, August 11

Mostly Sunny with Heat Advisory, then strong to severe thunderstorms in the late PM to evening




Winds S 5-10 mph

Saturday, August 12

Partly Cloudy





Winds NE 5-10 mph

February 26

Scattered Thunderstorms





Winds SSE 10-15 mph

Kansas, US
5:25 pm, Jul 18
L: 85° H: 86°
Feels like 83.12 °F few clouds
Wind gusts: 3 m/s
UV Index: 0
Precipitation: 0 inch
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 6:24 am
Sunset: 8:55 pm
Humidity 32 %
Pressure1018 mb
Wind 3 m/s

Forecast Discussion & Updates

NHRA – Menards NHRA Nationals Presented By PetArmor – Heartland Motorsports Park – Topeka, KS

Fri Aug 11 – HEAT ADVISORY FROM 12 PM TO 8 PM. Mostly sunny, strong to severe thunderstorms possible late afternoon into the evening with strong winds and large hail being the main concern. Chance of rain 40% between 7 PM and 3 AM. High around 97°F. Heat index around 105°F. Winds south 5-10 mph.


Sat Aug 12 – Partly Cloudy. High around 91°F. Low around 72°F. Winds northeast 5-10 mph. 


Sun Aug 13 – Scattered thunderstorms and showers likely, possibly severe in the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain 60%. High around 85°F. Low around 72°F. Winds south southeast 10-15 mph.


Surface low pressure is located over Minnesota, producing a weak boundary across northeastern Kansas. This will move east toward Heartland Motorsports Park and set the stage for scattered thunderstorms tonight. These storms can be strong to severe with winds around 60 to 70 mph and large hail being the main concern. 


All times in CDT

Updated: 08/11/23 8:00 AM CDT


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Heartland Motorsports Park stands out as one of the world’s finest, multi-purpose racing and entertainment destinations. Located on the south side of Topeka, KS, the facility covers approximately 650 acres and provides ample room for its many racing and motorsports venues.
First ​opened in 1989, today’s facility features a championship, NHRA-sanctioned 1/4-mile drag strip, four-level sponsor-suite tower, a 2.5-mile road course with four different configurations, a 22-acre asphalt pad for autocross and drift events ​and a motocross track designed to host AHRMA type events.
The 23-acre ​paddock area features a mix of asphalt parking and access roads as well as grass parking and camping areas for car shows, swap meets and other large footprint events.

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