Special race challenge will feature semifinalists from previous race matching up on Saturdays with additional purse and playoff bonus points on the line
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – January 19, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – NHRA and Mission Foods, the world’s leading brand for tortillas and wraps, have partnered together for the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, an exciting new race program for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season.
Beginning at the NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix on March 24-26, the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge will introduce competitive racing to the Saturday schedule at regular-season events during the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series campaign, pitting semifinalists from the previous race against each other in a rematch for all professional categories as part of a must-see challenge.
They will face off during the first qualifying session on Saturday, with the two winners then matching up in the final qualifying session with an additional purse and bonus points for the Countdown to the Championship on the line, adding another marquee attraction to the NHRA race weekend. The #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge is also part of Mission Foods’ overall motorsports initiative to help racers and race teams.
“We are very excited to partner with NHRA and become the official sponsor of the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge” said Juan Gonzalez, Mission Foods Chief Executive Officer. “This is a great opportunity to interact with NHRA fans in a fun and exciting setting, and I strongly believe that our partnership will create some unforgettable moments on Saturday race weekends.”
Following the Saturday competition at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Phoenix, the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge will take place at all regular season races during the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, except for the two four-wide races in Las Vegas and Charlotte, ending at the prestigious Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals. Overall, fans will have the chance to watch the can’t-miss challenge on Saturdays at 12 regular-season events.
Along with the additional purse and the chance to celebrate a victory on Saturday during a race weekend, competitors in the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge will also be racing for bonus points that will be awarded at the start of the Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Each challenge winner will earn three bonus points that will be added to their point total…