(Photos by Kim Fuller, Bob Snyder and Darr Hawthorne) – The penultimate party of the 2022 NHRA Tenting Planet Drag Racing Collection will be enhanced with Legends Nitro Amusing Vehicles offered by Purple LINE OIL being aspect of the motion at the NHRA Nevada Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Oct. 27-30.
The invitation-only event will feature 12 entries competing for eight qualifying places with a winner being crowned right after 3 elimination rounds. The category is composed of Heritage Series Funny Autos with 1979-or-older physique types, blown nitromethane-fueled engines, two-pace transmissions, 6:71 Superchargers and 21 GPM gasoline pumps – harkening again to a wildly well-known period of Humorous Car racing.
2021 Legends of Nitro Rookie of the Yr Kamaka Pocock driving Don Nelson’s California Hustler
Legends Nitro Humorous Vehicles introduced by Red LINE OIL is thrilled to convey vehicles that have captured the imagination of followers and racers on the NHRA Sizzling Rod Heritage Collection before the enthusiasts at a nationwide function and the FOX Sports telecast.
Bill Windham, who will take part as driver of the Shakedown Trans Am, is between the partners and organizers concerned in bringing Legends Nitro Amusing Vehicles introduced by Red LINE OIL to the NHRA Nevada Nationals.
“If you have hardly ever viewed this class complete, they are excellent race autos with a selection of body designs and paint strategies,” claimed Windham. “We are excited to showcase this class at a countrywide celebration. It is going to add to the working experience of every person coming to see the cars and trucks competing in the NHRA Tenting Globe Drag Racing Series.”
Cory McClenathan driving Rick Akers Mac Assault Firebird Legends Nitro Amusing Automobile motion will acquire spot promptly next every single spherical of nitro qualifying on Friday and Saturday. Two qualifying rounds will come about on Friday, the very first two elimination rounds will be held Saturday, and eliminations will be concluded in the closing round adhering to the semifinals of the Experienced groups on Sunday. Followers could understand numerous names in the discipline these as 34-time Leading Gas winner Cory McClenathan (over) as well as four-time NHRA Incredibly hot Rod Heritage Collection Nitro Humorous Vehicle Champion Bobby Cottrell (beneath).
Four-Time NHRA Warm Rod Heritage Sequence Nitro Humorous Car Champion Bobby Cottrell.
Multi event successful Proprietor/Driver Dan Horan Jr in his Infinity Plumbing-backed ’69 Camaro
Multi occasion profitable and previous Heritage Series Champion driver Kris Krabill driving the Bartone & Lebor ’69 Camaro
Multi Function winner James Working day driving Cecil Matthews’ Camaro nitro funny 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 amusing motor vehicle
Billy Morris is driving Eddie Knox’s Dilemma Child Camaro
To order tickets to the NHRA Nevada Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, contact 800-644-4444 or stop by www.lvms.com. Little ones 12 and underneath are admitted totally free in typical admissions places with a paid grownup. For additional facts about NHRA, take a look at www.nhra.com.