(Photos by Kim Fuller, Bob Snyder and Darr Hawthorne) – The penultimate occasion of the 2022 NHRA Camping Earth Drag Racing Sequence will be enhanced with Legends Nitro Funny Automobiles introduced by Red LINE OIL getting component of the motion at the NHRA Nevada Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Oct. 27-30.
The invitation-only function will aspect 12 entries competing for 8 qualifying places with a winner being crowned right after a few elimination rounds. The category is made up of Heritage Sequence Amusing Autos with 1979-or-more mature body kinds, blown nitromethane-fueled engines, two-velocity transmissions, 6:71 Superchargers and 21 GPM gasoline pumps – harkening again to a wildly well-known era of Funny Auto racing.
2021 Legends of Nitro Rookie of the 12 months Kamaka Pocock driving Don Nelson’s California Hustler
Legends Nitro Funny Autos introduced by Red LINE OIL is thrilled to carry automobiles that have captured the creativeness of fans and racers on the NHRA Incredibly hot Rod Heritage Sequence ahead of the admirers at a nationwide event and the FOX Athletics telecast.
Invoice Windham, who will take part as driver of the Shakedown Trans Am, is between the companions and organizers included in bringing Legends Nitro Funny Autos offered by Purple LINE OIL to the NHRA Nevada Nationals.
“If you’ve in no way viewed this course carry out, they are exceptional race vehicles with a variety of human body kinds and paint techniques,” reported Windham. “We are fired up to showcase this course at a countrywide occasion. It is heading to include to the working experience of every person coming to see the cars competing in the NHRA Camping Entire world Drag Racing Series.”
Cory McClenathan driving Rick Akers Mac Attack Firebird Legends Nitro Humorous Car or truck action will take area instantly subsequent just about every spherical of nitro qualifying on Friday and Saturday. Two qualifying rounds will take place on Friday, the 1st two elimination rounds will be held Saturday, and eliminations will be concluded in the final spherical following the semifinals of the Specialist classes on Sunday. Lovers may perhaps understand several names in the industry such as 34-time Top Fuel winner Cory McClenathan (over) as properly as four-time NHRA Very hot Rod Heritage Collection Nitro Funny Car or truck Champion Bobby Cottrell (down below).
Four-Time NHRA Scorching Rod Heritage Series Nitro Amusing Vehicle Winner Bobby Cottrell.
Multi party winning Operator/Driver Dan Horan Jr in his Infinity Plumbing-backed ’69 Camaro
Multi function profitable and previous Heritage Sequence Winner driver Kris Krabill driving the Bartone & Lebor ’69 Camaro
Multi Occasion winner James Day driving Cecil Matthews’ Camaro nitro amusing vehicle.
Geoff Monise is driving the Vangundy, Clark & Monise Quarter Pounder Firebird
Previous blown gas hydro boat racer Jeff Gregory is driving the Murray & Gregory ’78 Camaro nitro amusing auto
Billy Morris is driving Eddie Knox’s Challenge Little one Camaro
To order tickets to the NHRA Nevada Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, call 800-644-4444 or go to www.lvms.com. Small children 12 and less than are admitted free in typical admissions areas with a compensated grownup. For more details about NHRA, take a look at www.nhra.com.