GLENDORA, CA – May 28, 2019 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Tickets for the season ending 55th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Pomona, Calif., are on sale now for the national event taking place Nov. 14-17.
During the course of the busy weekend, champions will be crowned including those in the 11,000-horsepower, nitro-fueled Top Fuel dragster and Funny Car classes, along with the 200-mph Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle categories.
The weekend will also feature a host of NHRA dignitaries with ties to the west coast racing scene. Fans can take part in activities during the weekend including meet and greets, autograph sessions and prerace ceremonies.
Last year Steve Torrence made history as the first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series driver to sweep the famous Countdown To The Championship, securing not only his Top Fuel World Championship but also topping it off with an event win.
In fact, all of the NHRA Mello Yello World Champions won the Auto Club NHRA Finals as well, creating a dramatic and exciting weekend for fans.
In Funny Car, J.R. Todd walked away with the coveted World Championship in only his second season competing in this fierce category.
Tanner Gray raced to the event victory in Pro Stock to become the youngest World Champion in NHRA history. The Pro Stock Motorcycle World Championship came down to the final round of the season as Matt Smith walked away with the title after a fierce season-long battle with Eddie Krawiec.
On-track action will also feature the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series as well as the Summit Racing Equipment Series.
To purchase general admission or reserved seats, visit www.nhra.com/tickets or call 800-884-NHRA (6472). Kids 12 and under are free in general admission areas with a paid adult. Military and first responders can save 20 percent on general admission and reserved tickets. For more information about the NHRA visit www.NHRA.com.
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 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service. 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 four racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; 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