All four of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ top classes – Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – will be heading to Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio for Independence Day weekend, Thursday through Sunday, July 3rd through 6th, for the 13th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. This is the closest the series comes to the Buffalo area in the 2014 season. The NHRA Pro Mod Series and the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will also be in Norwalk during the weekend.
Khalid alBalooshi (Top Fuel), Johnny Gray (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were the winners in Norwalk in 2013.
Summit Motorsports Park is well-known for its Fourth of July festivities – nitro qualifying under the lights, a burnout show from Bob Motz, a spectacular fireworks display and the famous “pound of ice cream” scoop.
Tickets are still available for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals – four-day reserved tickets are $135, or upgrade to the Top Eliminator Club at $325 (includes complementary soft drinks and bottled water daily, lunch and dinner buffets on Friday, pastries, lunch and dinner buffets on Saturday, breakfast and lunch buffets on Sunday, pit access, goodie bags and more). Individual day passes are also available. Find a complete schedule and more information here.
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