GLENDORA, CA – October 31, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Tickets are now on sale for the third annual Virginia NHRA Nationals. This event marks the eighth stop on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing tour.
After a successful return to the series schedule in 2018, the event will take place May 29-31 at Virginia Motorsports Park in North Dinwiddie, Virginia, just south of Richmond. The Virginia NHRA Nationals will showcase all the intense racing action that fans in the region have come to expect.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock), and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) all took home titles at the 2019 event.
For the first time in Virginia NHRA Nationals history, the NHRA’s finest will go to battle under the lights on Friday night for NHRA Afterhours: Nitro at Night. Experience NHRA like never before in 2020 with Virginia Motorsports Park’s custom LED lighting system and more.
Competition will feature the 11,000-horsepower nitro fueled Top Fuel and Funny Car classes as well as the ever-thrilling Pro Stock Motorcycle category. Also featured at the event will be the Mountain Motor Pro Stock class, new for 2020, along with the crowd favorite, quarter mile Pro Mods which cover the quarter mile at over 250 miles per hour.
NHRA fans can take part in the Mello Yello Walking Tour to see the cars and teams hard at work in the pits. Fans can also attend Pro Stock School and Nitro School to learn how the cars operate and reach their thrilling speeds. Virginia Motorsports Park will also host a Mello Yello autograph session and allow fans to meet their favorite drivers as well as the Sealmaster Track Walk hosted by NHRA announcer Joe Castello. Another can’t-miss experience is the winner’s circle celebration on Sunday after racing concludes. NHRA fans are invited to congratulate the winners of the event as they celebrate their victories.
The purchase general admission or reserved seats, call (800) 884-NHRA (6472) or visit www.NHRA.com/tickets. Kids 12 and under are free in general admission areas with a paid adult.
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