Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

June 13, 2014 - June 15, 2014
Event By: Bristol Convention & Visitors Bureau Address: 151 Speedway Blvd Bristol, TN 37620 Phone:
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Scheduled for Father’s Day weekend, the event has become a can’t-miss on the NHRA calendar and Bristol Dragway creates an action-packed weekend guaranteed to not only celebrate Dad but entertain the entire family! The weekend kicks off Friday with one of the most unique experiences in motorsports as exhaust flames blaze behind 8,000 horsepower, nitro-fueled machines rocketing down the straight strip at speeds in excess of 320 mph during Thunder Valley’s night qualifying session. Saturday features a full day of drag racing action, capped off by what has quickly become one of the best-attended autograph sessions on the NHRA circuit as thousands of fans line-up to collect autographs from more than two dozen of the sport’s biggest names. On Sunday, celebrate Father’s Day with the excitement of final eliminations in Thunder Valley as earth-shaking Top Fuel dragsters and ground-pounding Funny Cars battle for supremacy on the quarter-mile. Bristol Dragway officials even created a few additions to make Dad’s day more special, including an opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with the legendary racing surface during the morning track walk. And since every ticket provides pit access, all fans can get up-close-and personal with these remarkable rides, the men and women who steer them and the crews thrashing to prepare their machine for the next round of competition. With free Sunday entry for kids 12-and-under and adult tickets starting at $20 for the final elimination rounds or prices starting at just $79 to spend the entire weekend in Thunder Valley, there’s no better time to experience the extreme speeds, thunderous engines, and valley-shaking power featured at one of the most popular stops on the NHRA calendar. All Ticket prices, including kid's tickets, increase $5 on Saturday, June 7 so reserve your seat today! If you’re looking to upgrade your 2014 visit to the Ford Thunder Valley Nationals, be sure to check out Bristol Dragway’s premium hospitality areas including the popular Thunder Valley Club which grants guests access to a members only pit-side grandstand or Bruton’s luxury skybox that provides a birds-eye view of track action in a climate controlled suite. Space in both is limited so act fast to reserve the ultimate weekend experience!




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City: Bristol, TN
Region: East Tennessee
Subregion: Northeast