Tickets for the 60th anniversary Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the world’s most prestigious drag race, have gone on sale. The 60th installment of the Labor Day weekend classic will take place Aug. 27-Sept. 1 this year and will feature more than 1,000 competitors in 12 different categories during the event.
As the most historic and tradition-rich event on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Tour, the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals has been contested annually since 1955, and in 2014, the fabled event will celebrate an important milestone anniversary. As part of the 60th anniversary celebration, there will be very special tributes designed to recognize six of the most memorable moments in Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals history.
In addition, the event will feature the fan-favorite Cacklefests, vintage race cars on display in the Hot Rod Junction, autograph sessions with many of the legends of the sport, a Monday edition of the SealMaster NHRA Track Walk, fireworks displays, special social media contests, and much more.
The race is the final, regular-season stop for the circuit and will establish the top 10 fields for the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. The race will also showcase thrilling competition in both the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.
To purchase tickets for the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals fans can contact NHRA’s Ticket Sales Center, 800-884-NHRA (6472), or go to NHRATix.com.Google+