NHRA has announced the schedule for the 2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series, featuring the NHRA Motorsports Museum’s Hot Rod Reunions. The series will feature thrilling racing action, highlighted by the crowd-pleasing, nitro-burning Nostalgia Top Fuel dragsters and Nostalgia Funny Cars.
The 2020 season will begin at the Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet, March 5-8 at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif. The series will also make stops at Sacramento Raceway, Firebird Raceway, Auto Club Dragway at Auto Club Speedway, Beech Bend Raceway Park, and Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park.
The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by Automobile Club of Southern California will produce two Hot Rod Reunions during the season. The National Hot Rod Reunion will be held at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Ken. June 18-20, while the California Hot Rod Reunion will close the season at Auto Club Famoso Raceway October 23-25. Nostalgia Top Fuel and Nostalgia Funny Car will compete for points at five events during the season
The NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series includes two nitro categories, Nostalgia Top Fuel dragster and Nostalgia Funny Car, and two groups of additional classes. Group 1 includes A/Fuel, Jr. Fuel, and 7.0 Eliminator, while Group 2 includes Nostalgia Eliminator l, Nostalgia Eliminator ll, Nostalgia Eliminator lll, A/Gas, B/Gas, C/Gas, D/Gas, and Hot Rod Eliminator. Drivers in each class will be able to run a combination of events that will award them points toward their respective championships.
The NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series was developed in 2008 to help preserve NHRA’s rich history and tradition while providing racing opportunities for enthusiasts who enjoy nostalgia drag racing competition.
|2020 NHRA HOT ROD HERITAGE RACING SERIES SCHEDULE|
|Auto Club Famoso Raceway||Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet||March 5-8||TF, FC, Groups 1 and 2|
|Sacramento Raceway||Funny Car Fever||April 4-5||Groups 1 and 2|
|Firebird Raceway||Ignitor Funny Car Opener||May 1-3||FC|
|Auto Club Dragway at Auto Club Speedway||May 15-17||Jr. Fuel, 7.0 Eliminator, Group 2|
|Sacramento Raceway||Nite of Fire||June 6||Groups 1 and 2|
|Beech Bend Raceway Park||National Hot Rod Reunion||June 18-20||TF, FC|
|Firebird Raceway||Nightfire Nationals||Aug. 7-9||TF, FC|
|Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park||Nostalgia Nitro Nationals||Sept. 18-19||TF, FC, A/Fuel|
|Auto Club Famoso Raceway||California Hot Rod Reunion||Oct. 23-25||TF, FC, Groups 1 and 2|
TF: Nostalgia Top Fuel (Count all 5 events for points)
FC: Nostalgia Funny Car (Count 5 of 6 events for points)
Group 1: A/Fuel, Jr. Fuel, 7.0 Eliminator
Group 2: NE 1, NE 2, NE 3, A/Gas, B/Gas, C/Gas, D/Gas, Hot Rod