BELLE ROSE, LA – February 6, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – The NHRA is pleased to announce the return of the Laris Motorsports Insurance Cajun NHRA SPORTSnationals, a prestigious race for drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series that will take place on March 15-17 at No Problem Raceway in Belle Rose, La.
Featuring the classic crawfish artwork from the 1978 NHRA Cajun Nationals, the race will be the first Laris Motorsports Insurance Cajun NHRA SPORTSnationals since the 2015 season. It will take place over three days, giving racers a second SPORTSnationals event in 2024, with the JEGS SPORTSnationals taking place on July 10-13.
Hundreds of sportsman racers from all seven NHRA divisions across the country will return to No Problem Raceway for the Cajun NHRA SPORTSnationals this year, with racing taking place in eight different categories. The event will offer more than $150,000 to the race teams, which includes more than $50,000 in contingency offerings. Competitors will also be able to enjoy a unique atmosphere that will celebrate all the exciting distinctions of Cajun culture, making it a special weekend to remember for everyone involved.
“We are thrilled to welcome the Laris Motorsports Insurance Cajun SPORTSnationals back to No Problem Raceway after a 10-year hiatus,” No Problem Raceway Owner Nelson Hoyos said. “Having a company like Laris Motorsports Insurance step up as title sponsor shows their commitment to grassroots racing and highlights the lasting partnerships we’re building. This event is near and dear to us. Our goal is to deliver an experience that embodies Louisiana’s unique culture – think incredible racing with a side of amazing food, music and good times.
“We want to thank the fans, racers, sponsors and staff who worked hard to help bring this race back where it belongs. No Problem Raceway was created to host prominent events like this to celebrate racing and community. We feel honored the Laris family has entrusted us to remake the Cajun SPORTSnationals into something truly special. We can’t wait to show everyone why this race means so much to Louisiana and why it needs to stay at NPR for the long haul. It will be a one-of-a-kind party at the track!”
The event will include racer appreciation meals throughout the weekend, including the popular Cajun cuisine and hospitality from the Hoyos family at No Problem Raceway and the Laris family. Of course, the racing will be non-stop and action-packed all…