GLENDORA, CA – July 12, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Tickets for the thrilling Auto Club NHRA Finals (Nov. 9-12) the season ending event for the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, are now available for purchase.
New this year will be a point-and-a-half scale that will bring a heightened level of excitement for the fans and pressure for the racers as they try to close out a possible championship season.
All four pro classes in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series — Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle — will crown the 2017 World Champions in a last-race showdown to cap a spectacular season of on-track performances for the fastest motorsport on the planet. The race takes place at historic Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, the birthplace of NHRA drag racing.
Pre-race activities Sunday (Nov. 12) include a morning track walk and driver introductions where fans can see all the stars up close. NHRA also will have a skydiver drop on the track before the first of four elimination rounds to determine the champions. And fans can join the Winners’ Circle after the race when the championship drivers are interviewed live on FOX Sports 1.
NHRA events also have the most interactive midway in motorsports with the Nitro Alley, which includes simulators, manufacturer displays, driver autograph sessions a concessions stands with food and drink options for everyone.
The Auto Club NHRA Finals is a can’t-miss event for the whole family. Tickets are available at NHRA.com/tickets or by calling 1-800-884-NHRA. Come see the best-of-the-best battle for the 2017 NHRA championships. Kids 12 and under are free in general admission areas with a paid adult. To honor the Salute to First Responders, military and first responders can save 20 percent on general admission tickets at the gate. For more information about the NHRA visit www.NHRA.com.
About National Hot Rod Association
Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and the NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style presented by AAA. NHRA also offers NHRA Jr. Street program for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. In addition, NHRA owns and operates five racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; National Trail Raceway in Ohio; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
Source: National Hot Rod Association