GLENDORA, Calif. (September 12, 2019) – NHRA officials announced the 2020 schedule for the SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Drag Racing Series, which will compete at eight of the 24 events on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
This fan favorite category continues to grow in popularity as the SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Drag Racing series showcases the best in American automotive muscle. Competitors line up against each other for a heads-up contest showcasing drag-racing ready, factory-built vehicles including Ford Mustang Cobra Jets, Dodge Challenger Drag Paks and Chevrolet COPO Camaros.
NHRA’s two nitro categories – Funny Car and Top Fuel – will participate at all 24 national events in the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. The national event schedule for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will be released later this fall.2020 SAMTECH.EDU NHRA FACTORY STOCK SHOWDOWN DRAG RACING SERIES SCHEDULE
March 12-15 – AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Gainesville, Fla.
April 24-26 – NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, Charlotte, N.C.
May 15-17 – NHRA Southern Nationals, Atlanta
June 25-28 – Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, Norwalk, Ohio
July 9-12 – Route 66 NHRA Nationals, Chicago
Sept. 2-7 – NHRA U.S. Nationals, Indianapolis
Oct. 2-4 – AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, St. Louis
Oct. 29-Nov. 1 – Dodge NHRA Nationals, Las Vegas
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Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and E3 Spark NHRA Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and the NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style presented by AAA. NHRA also offers NHRA Jr. Street program for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. NHRA’s Youth and Education Services (YES) Program reaches over 30,000 students annually to ignite their interest in automotive and racing related careers. In addition, NHRA owns and operates four racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to www.NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube & Twitter.