(Shots by Kim Fuller, Bob Snyder and Darr Hawthorne) – The penultimate event of the 2022 NHRA Tenting Environment Drag Racing Sequence will be increased with Legends Nitro Humorous Cars and trucks introduced by Crimson LINE OIL staying component of the motion at the NHRA Nevada Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Oct. 27-30.
The invitation-only event will function 12 entries competing for 8 qualifying spots with a winner currently being crowned just after 3 elimination rounds. The class is composed of Heritage Collection Funny Cars and trucks with 1979-or-more mature physique models, blown nitromethane-fueled engines, two-velocity transmissions, 6:71 Superchargers and 21 GPM fuel pumps – harkening back again to a wildly popular period of Amusing Car or truck racing.
2021 Legends of Nitro Rookie of the 12 months Kamaka Pocock driving Don Nelson’s California Hustler
Legends Nitro Humorous Vehicles presented by Crimson LINE OIL is thrilled to bring automobiles that have captured the creativity of lovers and racers on the NHRA Scorching Rod Heritage Collection before the fans at a national function and the FOX Sports activities telecast.
Invoice Windham, who will participate as driver of the Shakedown Trans Am, is amid the associates and organizers associated in bringing Legends Nitro Amusing Automobiles introduced by Red LINE OIL to the NHRA Nevada Nationals.
“If you have never witnessed this class carry out, they are excellent race cars with a selection of body styles and paint schemes,” explained Windham. “We are psyched to showcase this course at a countrywide party. It is going to incorporate to the expertise of every person coming to see the automobiles competing in the NHRA Tenting Entire world Drag Racing Sequence.”
Cory McClenathan driving Rick Akers Mac Assault Firebird Legends Nitro Funny Auto motion will consider place quickly next every single round of nitro qualifying on Friday and Saturday. Two qualifying rounds will manifest on Friday, the initially two elimination rounds will be held Saturday, and eliminations will be concluded in the closing spherical pursuing the semifinals of the Professional classes on Sunday. Supporters could acknowledge a number of names in the field these as 34-time Major Gas winner Cory McClenathan (over) as effectively as 4-time NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Sequence Nitro Amusing Car Champion Bobby Cottrell (under).
4-Time NHRA Scorching Rod Heritage Series Nitro Amusing Car or truck Winner Bobby Cottrell.
Multi occasion winning Owner/Driver Dan Horan Jr in his Infinity Plumbing-backed ’69 Camaro
Multi celebration profitable and previous Heritage Series Winner driver Kris Krabill driving the Bartone & Lebor ’69 Camaro
Multi Event winner James Day driving Cecil Matthews’ Camaro nitro amusing auto.
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 automobile
Billy Morris is driving Eddie Knox’s Challenge Kid Camaro
To order tickets to the NHRA Nevada Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, call 800-644-4444 or stop by www.lvms.com. Young children 12 and beneath are admitted no cost in common admissions spots with a paid adult. For a lot more info about NHRA, pay a visit to www.nhra.com.