The 5th annual Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion, presented by SoffSeal
National Trail Raceway
June 15-17th

The 5th annual Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion, presented by SoffSeal, is part of the museum’s Hot Rod Heritage Series which works to bring to life the sights, sounds and people who made history in the early days of drag racing, land speed racing and the golden age of American car culture.

Unique among motorsports events, the Reunion honors some of the top names in hot rodding from the past and features a fabulous array of cool drag cars, street rods, classics, customs and muscle cars of the historic and present-day hot rod eras.

Credentials are now available for the Reunion by calling 800/884-6472 or through an application on the Museum’s Web site at http://museum.nhra.com. A 3-day credential is $55. Those purchasing their credentials before May 25 receive significant added value, including Saturday’s Heacock Classic Insurance Pit Pass Barbecue, a “goodie” bag, a
limited edition, collectible Reunion program, a dash plaque and a souvenir credential. A 3-day junior credential is also available for $10 and includes the barbecue. Daily general admission tickets/pit passes will be available at the National Trail Raceway gate, 2650 National Rd. SW, Hebron, Ohio 43025; phone: 740/928-5706; www.nationaltrailraceway.com. Cost per person: Friday, $20; Saturday, $20; Sunday, $15. Children 15 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.

The Reunion features a wide variety of activities and events, including:

• A ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a cruise from the Columbus Airport Marriott to JEGS High Performance in Delaware, Ohio, Thursday, June 14, starting 4 p.m.

• Hot Heads Eliminator NHRA vintage drag racing, featuring some the sport’s most famous and historic cars and drivers, racing in such classes at Top Fuel, Supercharged Gassers, classic Funny Cars and Super Stocks.

• SoffSeal Street rod “show and shine” with thousands of gleaming pre-1972 hot rods, street rods, custom cars, classics and muscle cars. “Memory Lane” will have a display of nostalgic race cars.

• National Hot Rod Reunion Reception, held at the Columbus Airport Marriott, Fri., June 15 from 7 p.m.- 10 p.m. Open to everyone at no charge, it’s a tribute to the Reunion’s Grand Marshal and Honorees and a chance for fans to meet some of drag racing’s heroes. Grand Marshal for the event will be Jeg Coughlin Sr. This year’s honorees are John Abbott, Don Cain, Ted Harbit, Fred Hurst, and the team of Gary Rupp and Pat Dakin. The Justice Bros. Reunion Spotlight highlights Frank Hawley.

• Heacock Classic Insurance Pit Pass Barbeque on Saturday afternoon, June 16.

• Cacklefest on Saturday evening, where nitro-burning historic, front-engine top-fuel dragsters and other classic race cars are push started just like in the “old days.”

• The Swap meet and Reunion Midway are filled with manufacturer exhibits and demonstrations Information, including a full activities schedule, entry forms and tickets, is available through the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum at http://museum.nhra.com. Requests may be emailed to themuseum@nhra.com.



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