Pinellas Park Police investigate crash at dragstrip

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (WFLA) – Pinellas Park Police are investigating a single vehicle crash that happened late Saturday night at the Showtime Dragstrip, located at 4398 126th Avenue North.

Police say a man was driving his vehicle down the dragstip on property following a race event and the vehicle suddenly left the roadway and veered into a wooded area surrounding the property. Once the vehicle was located in the wooded area, police say the driver was found deceased.

The event at the Showtime Dragstrip was over and the crash was NOT a result of the event, police said. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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