Thursday, February 7, 2008

NHRA Championship Drag Racing: The Season Begins!

8000 Horsepower

300+ MPH in less than 5 seconds

"The fastest motorsport on earth"

Cool fans

Feb. 7-10
Auto Club Raceway at Pomona

2780 Fairplex Drive

Pomona, CA 91768

Elevation: 1,100 feet

Tickets: (800) 884-NHRA (6472); (213) 480-3232; group tickets, (626) 250-2272
Radio Frequency: 104.7 FM

Every February since 1961, fans have flocked to Southern California

Not just for the un-winterlike weather,

but also for one of drag racing’s grandest traditions:

The unveiling of new cars, drivers, teams, and sponsorships at the NHRA POWERade season opener.

The Big Go West plays out at the fabled facility known for its outstanding traction, smooth surface, and potential for record performances.

How to Get There: The track is about 25 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

From Interstate 10 east, exit Fairplex Drive or White Avenue and go north; follow signs to Fairplex. From I-10 west, exit Fairplex Drive and go north.

The track is about one mile north of the interstate. Arrow Highway provides access from the north.

Visitor Information: La Verne Chamber of Commerce, (909) 593-5265; Pomona Chamber of Commerce, (909) 622-8484.

by RidesAPaleHorse
images: RAPH - [The attatched photos were taken at Bandimere Speedway in Colorado. (Mopar Mile Hi Nationals)]


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