Who owns the NHRA drag racing?
The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series, the national event series which comprises 24 races each year, is the premier series in drag racing that brings together the best drag racers from across North America and the world.
National Hot Rod Association.
Has Atlanta Dragway been sold?
NHRA’s Atlanta Dragway Has Been Sold, Set To Host Final Season In 2021 Performance Racing Industry.
Is Atlanta Dragway closing for good?
Atlanta Dragway was a drag racing facility located in Banks County, Georgia, just north of Commerce, Georgia. From 1981 until its closure after the 2021 season, it hosted the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series, Southern Nationals.
Does Nascar own NHRA?
Speedway Motorsports, LLC is an American company that owns and manages auto racing facilities that host races sanctioned by NASCAR, IndyCar Series, NHRA, World of Outlaws and other racing series.
|Dover International Speedway in 2017|
Is the NHRA a nonprofit?
The IRS granted the 59-year-old NHRA tax-exempt status as a nonprofit “business league,” also known as a 501(c)(6) for the relevant section of the U.S. Tax Code. While there’s no tax on profits, donors cannot deduct any contributions.
What is NHRA worth?
Force is a 16-time NHRA and 1-time AHRA Funny Car champion driver and a 21-time champion car owner. He owns and driver for John Force Racing.
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Born:||May 4, 1949|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Car Racer|
Who owns Gainesville Raceway?
Kenny Bernstein became the first drag racer to break the 300 mile-per-hour barrier at the track on March 20, 1992, during qualifying for that year’s Gatornationals.
Why is this the last race at Atlanta Dragway?
This year’s event, set to take place from April 30 to May 2, will be the last NHRA National event held at Atlanta Dragway. It will be the 40th Southern Nationals at the Atlanta Dragway after last year’s event was postponed due to the new coronavirus pandemic.
Is Atlanta Dragway being torn down?
After 40 years, Atlanta Dragway will say goodbye to NHRA racing in 2021, possibly closing its doors. The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) is announcing that the upcoming NHRA Southern Nationals will be the last held at Commerce, Georgia’s Atlanta Dragway.
What happened to the Southern Nationals?
After 40 Years, the NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway Comes to an End after this season. NHRA and Atlanta Dragway have announced that the 2021 NHRA Southern Nationals, April 30-May 2, will be the final NHRA national event at the historic track.
Why is the Southern Nationals ending?
The event has been held for the past 40 years at the track, located just outside of Banks Crossing, and its anniversary event has been much promoted this year after being cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Is Route 66 Raceway closing?
Route 66 Raceway last hosted an NHRA Camping World Series drag race back in 2019. In 2020, the track was closed amid the pandemic, and in 2021 remained closed to the drag racing community.
Who owns Atlanta Motor Speedway?
The track is owned and operated by Speedway Motorsports with Greg Walter as track president. The 2,000 acres (810 ha) complex also features a state-of-the-art quarter mile (0.40 km) drag racing strip, ZMAX Dragway.
Does Warren Johnson still build engines?
Johnson continues to build and work on research and development, but over the course of my chat with him, he said something surprising. “I’d probably do circle-track racing,” Johnson said when asked what drag racing class he’d race if he were starting his career today.