Sep '17
21-24

Dodge NHRA Nationals

Maple Grove Raceway
ELEVATION
548 feet
RADIO FREQ
91.3 FM

Event Info

Maple Grove Raceway has a long history of record performances, including the first side-by-side quarter-mile four-second and 300-mph Top Fuel passes, and the cool October climates continue to offer more of the same. The event is the middle race of three consecutive events to begin the Countdown to the Championship.

As always, fans will have the opportunity to interact with their favorite drivers, as Every Ticket's a Pit Pass® at the most powerful and sensory-filled motorsports attraction on the planet! Get direct access to the teams, see firsthand as the highly-skilled mechanics service their hot rods between rounds, and get autographs from your favorite NHRA drivers.

Tickets can be purchased online by clicking the TICKETS button above or by calling 610-856-9200. Purchase early and save!


How to Get There: The track is 10 miles south of Reading and 65 miles west of Philadelphia. From Reading, take Route 176 south to the Green Hills exit, then go south (left) six miles on Route 10 to Alleghenyville Road and turn right, following signs to the raceway. From Philadelphia, take the Pennsylvania Turnpike west to Exit 298, then take Route 10 north six miles to Alleghenyville Road and turn left, following the signs. From Harrisburg, take the Pennsylvania Turnpike east to Exit 286, Route 222. Follow Route 222 north to Route 568 East, then follow the signs.

Visitor Information: Greater Reading Convention & Visitors Bureau, www.readingberkspa.com, 610-375-4085 or 800-443-6610

Schedule
 

Full Racing Schedule

THURSDAY - September 21, 2017

 

Sportsman Qualifying

8:45 AM

 

 

FRIDAY - September 22, 2017

 

Midway Opens

10:00 PM

Top Alcohol Qualifying Session

11:30 AM

Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)

1:45 PM

Nitro Qualifying Session (FC-TF)

2:30 PM

Top Alcohol Qualifying Session

3:15 PM

Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)

4:15 PM

Nitro Qualifying Session (FC-TF)

5:00 PM

Jet Funny Cars

6:25 PM

Secure Track

6:30 PM

 

 

SATURDAY - September 23, 2017

 

Midway Opens

9:00 AM

Top Alcohol Qualifying Session

10:00 AM

Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)

12:45 PM

Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC)

1:30 PM

Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 1

2:45 PM

Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)

3:15 PM

Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC)

4:00 PM

Secure Track

6:30 PM

 

 

SUNDAY - September 24, 2017

 

Midway Opens

10:00 AM

Pre-Race Ceremonies

11:00 AM

Nitro Eliminations - Round 1

12:00 PM

Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 1

1:00 PM

Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 2

1:20 PM

Nitro Eliminations - Round 2

1:45 PM

Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 2

2:15 PM

Top Alcohol Eliminations - Semi-Finals

2:25 PM

Nitro Eliminations - Semi-Finals

3:15 PM

Pro Stock Eliminations - Semi-Finals

3:35 PM

Top Alcohol Eliminations - Finals

3:40 PM

Pro Stock Eliminations - Finals

4:30 PM

Nitro Eliminations - Finals

4:37 PM

Secure Event

4:45 PM

FAN EVENTS

Friday, September 22nd:
Manufacturers Midway - Come check out your favorite displays in Nitro Alley from 10:00 A.M. until the beginning of the second Nitro qualifying session.
Nitro Qualifying - Catch the action of two sessions of 300 MPH Nitro qualifying. Qualifying rounds are at 2:30 P.M. and 5:00 P.M.
First Round Follow Up – Meet announcer Brian Lohnes in the Pits after first round to get the scoop on the hottest story from Round 1.

Saturday, September 23rd:
Manufacturers Midway - Come check out your favorite displays in Nitro Alley from 9:00 A.M. until the beginning of the fourth Nitro qualifying session.                     
Nitro Qualifying - Catch the action of two sessions of 10,000 horsepower Nitro qualifying, the pro drivers last chance to make it into the top 16 for Race Day. Qualifying rounds are at 1:30 P.M & 4:00 P.M.
Nitro School – Come join Alan Reinhart and Jack Beckman and get schooled on all your Nitro knowledge - 10:45 A.M.
Mello Yello Autograph Session - At the Mello Yello display featuring your favorite NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racers - 11:15 A.M.

Sunday, September 24th:
Manufacturers Midway - Come check out your favorite displays in Nitro Alley from 10:00 A.M. until the beginning of the third round of Nitro eliminations.
Sealmaster Trackwalk - Join us in walking the track at Maple Grove Raceway with a few of our special guests.
Race Day Review - Get the inside scoop with Alan Reinhart as he runs down the top stories of the weekend before Pre-Race Ceremonies.
Pre-Race Ceremonies - Make sure you stick around the Mello Yello FanZone after the trackwalk for our driver introductions - 11:00 A.M.
Race Day - The top 16 qualifiers in each class battle it out head to head for the Wally.
Winners Circle - Stick around after racing is completed as we crown our Mello Yello event champions. Winners Circle will be held at the starting line or in the staging lanes.

 


ALL WEEKEND - Come by our NEW NHRA Midway Display for your chance to win prizes, receive event information and renew your NHRA Membership. If you are already an NHRA Member come hang out in our NEW NHRA Member Hospitality Area.

TV Schedule
Date Round Time Channel Airing
Friday, September 22, 2017 NHRA QUALIFYING 2:30 - 3:30 PM ET FS1 LIVE
Sunday, September 24, 2017 NHRA QUALIFYING 2:00 - 3:00 AM ET FS1 ORIGINAL
Sunday, September 24, 2017 NHRA FINALS 2:00 - 5:00 PM ET FS1 LIVE
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First Responders

First Responders LogoThroughout the 2017 season, the NHRA will pay tribute to the legion of first responders, the heroes who are among the first people to arrive and assist at the scene of an emergency.

NHRA Salutes First Responders will honor medical professionals, law-enforcement officers, firefighters, members of the armed forces, and a number of other professions charged with the safety and well-being of the public, much like the Safety Safari is charged with the safety and well-being of the racing community.

As part of the tribute, first responders will be eligible for discounted tickets to the NHRA New England Nationals through GovX. Click here to purchase.  GovX Logo