October 13th – 15th, 2023
Famoso Dragstrip, Bakersfield, California

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Welcome to the Wally Parks NHRA Nostalgia Nationals! This three-day event is scheduled for October 13th – 15th, 2023 and will be held at Famoso Dragstrip in Bakersfield, California

Join us for an exciting weekend of nostalgic drag racing with Don “The Snake” Prudhomme serving as Grand Marshal! Enjoy “The Grove” car show, Cacklefest, Vendors, Swap Meet and MORE!

This nostalgic race is produced by and benefits the NHRA Motorsports Museum. All proceeds of this event directly support the daily operations, programs and events of the Museum.

Spectator Tickets – Click Here to Buy

Online Participant Registration

2023 Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules

2023 Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Policies

*All competing vehicles and drivers must be in full compliance with current NHRA rules, regulations, and licensing requirements. Licenses issued by other racing organizations are not recognized. To obtain an NHRA License call 626-914-4761 (Field Department). For Technical information and/or class specifications contact NHRA Tech Department at 626-914-4761.

Registration Forms:
12pm Pacific Time

Cacklefest Push Vehicle
General Racer (A/Fuel, Junior Fuel, 7.0 Pro, A/Gas, B/Gas, C/Gas, D/Gas, Hot Rod Eliminator,
NE I, NE II, NE III, A/FX (Closed Group), Exhibition)

Nostalgia Funny Car & Nostalgia Top Fuel

Commercial Vendor
General Vendor
Swap Meet

AA/FA (Closed Group)
AA/GAS (Closed Group)
A/FX (Closed Group)
Nostalgia Pro-Mod (Closed Group)

Media Credentials Click HERE

Press Release

The Wally Parks NHRA Nostalgia Nationals is produced by and benefits the NHRA Motorsports Museum, an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) educational and cultural organization. All Reunion proceeds (ticket sales, racer entries, merchandise sales, memberships, and donations) directly support the daily operations, program and events of the Museum.