(Photographs by Kim Fuller, Bob Snyder and Darr Hawthorne) – The penultimate celebration of the 2022 NHRA Tenting Planet Drag Racing Series will be improved with Legends Nitro Amusing Cars offered by Pink LINE OIL being component of the motion at the NHRA Nevada Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Oct. 27-30.
The invitation-only event will element 12 entries competing for eight qualifying places with a winner remaining crowned soon after three elimination rounds. The class is composed of Heritage Series Funny Cars and trucks with 1979-or-older physique kinds, blown nitromethane-fueled engines, two-speed transmissions, 6:71 Superchargers and 21 GPM gas pumps – harkening back to a wildly common era of Funny Motor vehicle racing.
2021 Legends of Nitro Rookie of the 12 months Kamaka Pocock driving Don Nelson’s California Hustler
Legends Nitro Humorous Automobiles offered by Pink LINE OIL is thrilled to carry cars that have captured the imagination of admirers and racers on the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series just before the enthusiasts at a nationwide occasion and the FOX Sports activities telecast.
Monthly bill Windham, who will take part as driver of the Shakedown Trans Am, is among the the companions and organizers involved in bringing Legends Nitro Amusing Automobiles offered by Red LINE OIL to the NHRA Nevada Nationals.
“If you’ve under no circumstances witnessed this course complete, they are extraordinary race cars with a wide variety of human body kinds and paint schemes,” explained Windham. “We are energized to showcase this course at a national celebration. It is heading to add to the expertise of everyone coming to see the cars and trucks competing in the NHRA Camping Entire world Drag Racing Sequence.”
Cory McClenathan driving Rick Akers Mac Assault Firebird Legends Nitro Humorous Car action will take position immediately following just about every spherical of nitro qualifying on Friday and Saturday. Two qualifying rounds will take place on Friday, the initial two elimination rounds will be held Saturday, and eliminations will be concluded in the closing spherical next the semifinals of the Skilled categories on Sunday. Fans may possibly identify quite a few names in the subject these types of as 34-time Top Gasoline winner Cory McClenathan (higher than) as well as 4-time NHRA Scorching Rod Heritage Series Nitro Amusing Motor vehicle Winner Bobby Cottrell (underneath).
4-Time NHRA Sizzling Rod Heritage Collection Nitro Funny Car or truck Winner Bobby Cottrell.
Multi event winning Proprietor/Driver Dan Horan Jr in his Infinity Plumbing-backed ’69 Camaro
Multi event profitable and previous Heritage Sequence Winner driver Kris Krabill driving the Bartone & Lebor ’69 Camaro
Multi Event winner James Working day driving Cecil Matthews’ Camaro nitro humorous motor vehicle.
Geoff Monise is driving the Vangundy, Clark & Monise Quarter Pounder Firebird
Previous blown gasoline hydro boat racer Jeff Gregory is driving the Murray & Gregory ’78 Camaro nitro funny motor vehicle
Billy Morris is driving Eddie Knox’s Dilemma Baby Camaro
To buy tickets to the NHRA Nevada Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, phone 800-644-4444 or take a look at www.lvms.com. Small children 12 and under are admitted totally free in general admissions areas with a paid out adult. For more information about NHRA, visit www.nhra.com.