Second Consecutive Sellout at New England Dragway for NHRA New England Nationals

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EPPING, NH – June 2, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – NHRA and New England Dragway teamed up to announce a second day of sellout crowds at the 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals on Sunday.

The New England-based NHRA fans came in droves all weekend and sold out New England Dragway both Saturday and Sunday. Fans were treated to qualifying and the popular Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge on Saturday as well as a thrilling race day on Sunday for the seventh of 20 races during the 2024 NHRA Mission Drag Racing Series season.

“I’m grateful for all these fans to pick New England Dragway as the place they want to spend their Sunday,” New England Dragway President Paul Lorenti said. “The crowd is awesome. They are so dedicated to us. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.”

It is the fourth sellout crowd of the 2024 NHRA season and second two-day sellout including the Phoenix race.

Sunday’s race day coverage will be broadcast at 7 p.m. ET on FS1.

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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 20 national events featuring the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series and NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, as well as the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+, NHRA Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown™, NHRA Holley EFI Factory X and Johnson’s Horsepowered Garage NHRA Mountain Motor Pro Stock at select national events. 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 110 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,®, 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, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

Source: National Hot Rod Association

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