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NHRA Become a Racer Program the Ideal Way to Jump into Drag Racing

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN – May 7, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – NHRA’s “Become a Racer” program provides a great opportunity for those interested to become a participant at NHRA Member Tracks across North America. Through the Street Legal program, everyone can take their car from the street to the track, get licensed and race in a legal and controlled environment where racers of all skill levels can enjoy the sport of NHRA drag racing.

Since its formation in 1951, NHRA has worked to combat and eliminate the dangerous and illegal practice of street racing. It remains one of the key missions for NHRA to this day and the Street Legal events, held regularly at the 100-plus NHRA Member Tracks, offer the perfect setting to not only fight illegal street racing, but also feature an ideal setting for competitors of all levels of experience to participate.

For just $65, a participant can sign up to earn their NHRA License and break into the Street Legal club, driving anything from a daily driver to a high-performance street-driven cars.

Participants also get to enjoy all the perks of being an NHRA member, which include:

  • An Official NHRA Competition License Card.
  • Exclusive 9-second and 5-second decals for NHRA Level & Street Legal Racers recognizing your performance.
  • Exclusive discounts with NHRA partners like Summit Racing Equipment and others.
  • A 25% off, which streams live championship drag racing action at NHRA national events and divisional events across the country.
  • Excess medical insurance coverage of $575,000 at your NHRA Member Track.
  • NHRA National Dragster Magazine online.

“For me, going out to the local track is the ultimate,” Top Fuel star Clay Millican said. “It doesn’t matter if you’re in a minivan or tricked out hotrod, it’s a chance to stomp on the loud pedal and not get in trouble. That’s the beauty of going to the track and getting this license is so inexpensive. It’s so easy to do it and if you really want to go racing, you can do it in a minivan or whatever you want.

“I love the racetrack, so when I’m home I find my way to the track. I’ve got a hot rod and I don’t want to get after it on the street, so I go to the track. It becomes a lifestyle. It may not become your profession, but it becomes your passion and something you can enjoy with your friends and family. You can go the track, bring your buddies along and make all the laps you want. The whole process is very easy and inexpensive, and then you…

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