Start your engines! For the “Mile of Mud”

NAPLES, Fla. – Three times a year for the past 70 years, the Florida Sports Park has come alive with the roar of swamp buggy engines and the thrill of racing in the mud.

This weekend swamp buggy racing returns to Southwest Florida for the Budweiser Fall Classic, where racers from across the region will compete for a $16,000 cash purse prize. A new format will also feature double elimination, allowing racers an extra chance at winning and giving fans the ultimate experience.

Swamp buggy’s have been around for decades, considered a true real Florida thrill and pastime. Built with NASCAR engines reaching speeds of 90 mph there’s nothing more spectacular than seeing swamp buggy’s battle it out as they race one mile around the wet mud track.

Event gates to the Florida Sports Park open at 10:30 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, tickets start at $15 if purchased in advance by clicking here. The Florida Sports Park is located at 8250 Collier Boulevard in Naples.