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Nelson and Marla Hoyos, the new owners of NHRA Member Track Thunder Road Raceway Park in Gilliam, La., will be holding a grand opening/ribbon cutting celebration Wednesday at 11 am.

Joining in the festivities will be the Shreveport/Bossier Chamber of Commerce; Kelly Wells, vice president of the Sports and Tourism Commission and his great support group; Caddo District 8 Fire Chief Jay Paulette; and CBS KSLA12 News-Sports.
Nelson Hoyos will discuss the upcoming future for the racetrack while those in attendance enjoy great food; music and watching the media go down the race track in the Driven2Win two-seat dragster.
On Saturday, June 7; TRRP will launch its 1st annual Top Gun Shootout “All Out” competition, a winner-takes-all competition. Cars are timed and then paired with a car that has a similar time in a single elimination race. 32 cars start the competition. ESPN2 will be on hand filming with NHRA’s Lewis Bloom narrating the highlights at Thunder Road Raceway.
For more information, visit, connect with TRRP at , call 318-299-RACE (7223), or send an email to