Mike Eames Joins NHRA Division Directors Team as Northwest Director

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – March 27, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – NHRA officials announced the addition of Mike Eames as the Division Director of the Northwest Division (Division 6), where he will oversee NHRA member tracks in Alaska, Alberta (Can.), British Columbia (Can.), Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

Prior to being named NHRA Division Director, Eames served as the General Manager at Rocky Mountain Raceways, where he worked closely with racers, sponsors and staff. Rocky Mountain Raceways was awarded NHRA Division 7 Track of the Year in 2018, due in large part to Eames’ management and leadership.

“I’ve fortunately been in drag racing since birth and my first job was handing out ET Slips at the old Bonneville Raceways when I was 13,” Eames explained. “NHRA drag racing is filled with some of the most amazing people I know. I am looking forward to working with all the racers, member tracks and sponsors in the Land of the Leaders in Division 6!”

Along with his time at Rocky Mountain Raceways, Eames also has spent time in the NHRA announcer’s booth at NHRA divisional and national events.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Mike to the NHRA Division Director team,” said Josh Peterson, NHRA Vice President of Racing Administration. “His knowledge of the sport, as well as his experience running a facility, make him a great addition to our team and we’re excited to see him work alongside the racers and member tracks in his region.”

Eames joins a team of division directors who oversee the seven NHRA divisions throughout the United States and internationally.

The Northwest Division sees several Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events throughout the season, as well as the Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways in Seattle as part of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series.

About NHRA

Headquartered in San Dimas, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 21 national events featuring the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series, Flexjet NHRA Factory Stock Showdown™ and Top Fuel Harley Series. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and NHRA Street Legal™. NHRA also offers the NHRA Jr. Street® program for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League® for youth ages 5 to 17. With 120 Member Tracks, NHRA allows racers to compete at a variety of locations nationally and internationally. NHRA’s Youth and Education Services® (YES) Program reaches over 30,000 students annually to ignite their interest in automotive and racing related careers. NHRA’s streaming service, NHRA.tv®, allows fans to view all NHRA national events as well as exclusive features of the sport. In addition, NHRA owns and operates three racing facilities: Gainesville Raceway in Florida; Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park; and In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip in Southern California. For more information, log on to www.NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

Source: National Hot Rod Association

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