The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, which features the top sportsman drivers in drag racing, announced the schedule for the 2024 season, featuring stops at standout racing facilities across the country, including a pair of new facilities on the 2024 tour.
Beginning on Feb. 16-17 at Orlando Speed World Dragway, the upcoming NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series season will include a total of 45 divisional events and 22 regional events, with the year concluding Nov. 7-10 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The series will also make first-time stops at Pine Valley Raceway (South Central Division) in Lufkin, Texas on Oct. 18-20, and the new Flying H Dragstrip (West Central Division) in the Kansas City area on June 13-16.
The season will also include 11 doubleheader events, which have been a popular attraction for race teams, drawing an impressive number of participants.
The exciting doubleheader races will take place at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Phoenix (Feb. 22-25), The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (April 18-21), the Texas Motorplex in Dallas (May 16-19), Flying H Dragstrip (June 13-16), Yellowstone Drag Strip in Acton, Mont. (June 27-30), Woodburn Dragstrip in Woodburn, Ore. (July 11-14), Brainerd International Raceway (July 18-21), Pacific Raceway in Seattle (Aug. 8-11), Tulsa Raceway Park (Sept. 19-22), Famoso Dragstrip in McFarland, Calif. (Oct. 3-6) and World Wide Technology Raceway in St. Louis (Oct. 2-5).
“Sportsman racing has always been a significant part of NHRA Drag Racing and we’re excited to continue our support for such an important series during the 2024 season,” said Morgan Lucas, president of Lucas Oil. “This series includes so many talented racers and race teams, and it’s vital they have a chance to showcase those skills and all the hard work they put in at tracks across the country. We’re looking forward to the upcoming season and another great year of sportsman racing in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.”
The 22 regional events during the 2024 Lucas Oil Drag Racing will also feature the exciting 270-mph racing from the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car classes. The popular categories will be featured during the Cleetus and Cars event for the second straight season on May 3-4 at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park, as well as the fan-favorite “Night Under Fire” event on Aug. 2-3 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
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