Top Fuel Harley Class Arrives at WWTR Drag Racing Event


MADISON – The NHRA Top Fuel Harley Series has been added to World Wide Technology Raceway’s annual NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series national event, scheduled for September 24-26 next year.

Harley-Davidson-powered two-wheel racers burn nitromethane – like Top Fuel Dragsters and Funny Cars – and easily reach speeds of over 230 miles per hour. This is the first time in over a decade that Top Fuel Harley will race as a class in the St. Louis area and the first time as an NHRA sanctioned division.

NHRA officials have announced details for the 2021 season of the 23 Camping World Drag Racing Series events, revealing the qualifying days for national events for the pro category and the schedules for the specialty series. The Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series categories will be contested at all national events.

During the 17 national events of the Camping World Drag Racing Series, the professional teams will organize three qualifying sessions over two days, Friday and Saturday, with final eliminations on Sunday. In five events, the professional teams will play two qualifying sessions on Saturday with final eliminations on Sunday. This quick draw format, which was used when the NHRA first returned to racing in July 2020, provides racing excitement where every race counts and provides an economic balance for all stakeholders at this time. . The NHRA is hoping to return to the usual four qualifying heats in the future.

Races in Atlanta (March 26-28), the first stop in Pomona (April 9-11), Phoenix (April 23-25), Richmond (June 4-6) and Seattle (July 30-August 1) are all planned. three-day events with two qualifying sessions for the Camping World Drag Racing Series classes.

The 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series begins March 11-14 with the 52nd edition of the AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway and ends November 11-14 with the NHRA Auto Club Finals in Pomona. NHRA will be celebrating its 70th anniversary with treats and special features throughout the season.

Top Fuel and Funny Car teams will compete in every 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series event. Pro Stock, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2020, will take part in 18 events in 2021, returning to multiple locations including Houston, Topeka and Epping.

The Pro Stock Motorcycle class will compete in 16 races next season, starting with its traditional opening in Gainesville and including races in Pomona and Las Vegas in April.

The E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing series will revert to a 12-race schedule, which includes first stops in Denver and Brainerd.


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