Major announcements, major presence at NHRA Indianapolis Fan Fest
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
A whirlwind of major NHRA announcements and activities took place Wednesday during an NHRA Fan Fest at Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis on the eve of the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Auto-Plus at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Monument Circle in historic downtown Indianapolis played host to the stars and cars of the NHRA as the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals officially kicked off with a well-attended Fan Fest and press conference.
Photos by Kevin McKenna and Dave Gansert
The unveiling of new series sponsor Mello Yello, the release of the 2013 national event schedule, the final lottery drawing for spots in the NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootouts for Top Fuel and Funny Car, and a preview of the race as a handful of racers battle for the final spots in the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship were all part of the festivities as the world’s largest motorsports sanctioning body kicked off the biggest and most prestigious event in the world of drag racing.
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For tickets for the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Auto-Plus, call 800-884-NHRA (6472) or log on to www.NHRATix.com.