Auto Club Famoso Raceway hosts two-day March Meet test and tune event

02 Mar 2020 posted by NHRA.com staff

In advance of the Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet, the 2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series opener March 5-8, Auto Club Famoso Raceway hosted a two-day test-and-tune event for March Meet competitors that included defending season champs and top contenders.02 Mar 2020 Posted by NHRA.com staff

In advance of the Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet, the 2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series opener March 5-8, Auto Club Famoso Raceway hosted a two-day test-and-tune event for March Meet competitors that included defending season champs and top contenders. Photos by Wayne Lederer

Defending Nostalgia Funny Car champ Bobby Cottrell ran a 5.92 on Saturday

Bill Windham’s Shakedown Camaro NFC

Billy Morris’ Problem Child Camaro NFC

Kris Krabill in the Pedaler NFC

Jeff Arend in the California Hustler Trans Am

Geoff Monise in the Quarter Pounder Camaro NFC

Reigning A/Fuel Dragster champ Drew Austin ran 5.98 at 204 with great reaction times.

Reigning Lucas Oil Series Top Alcohol Funny Car champ Sean Bellemeur ran 6.30s with the family’s rebodied TAFC and plans to run Nostalgia A/Fuel this season.

Sabrina Capps was driving George Murphy’s A/Fuel Dragster

Second-generation racer Thais Flournoy in the family’s Nostalgia Eliminator 1 altered. 

Scott Morgan is ready after cutting a .001 reaction time in his C/G Camaro.

March Meet qualifying starts Thursday, March 5 at 9 a.m. for Groups 1 and 2. Top Fuel and Funny Cars are allowed to test beginning at 3 p.m. and will have their first official qualifying passes Friday, starting at noon. Qualifying and the opening rounds of some eliminations launch Saturday with the completion of eliminations scheduled to kick off a 9 a.m. (11:45 a.m. for nitro cars). Wheelstanders and jet cars will make exhibition passes on both Friday and Saturday.

For March Meet ticket prices and more information about the event, visit aaafamosoraceway.com.