The 15th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance, June 15-17, is a three-day gathering where the lovers of the car culture can revel in the different aspects of this multifaceted event. Quarter-mile nostalgia nitro drag racing, cars of numerous makes and models on display, a sprawling vendor area, and the famous Cacklefest that concludes the event make the weekend a nirvana for car lovers.
The on-track action is intense during the course of the weekend as Nostalgia Top Fuel and Funny Cars steak down the track with the smell of nitro filling the air. The biggest names in nostalgia racing will be at the event including Tony Bartone, Mendy Frye, Paul Romine, and Frank Ousley.
Also featured for the first time at the Holley National Hot Rod Reunion® presented by AAA Insurance will be the International Fuel Altered Challenge. This thrilling event will feature the wildest and quickest Fuel Altereds from around the globe as they battle for bragging rights in Kentucky.
Adding to the excitement of the on-track action will be a pair of Jet Dragsters powering down the quarter-mile each day. Robert Albertson with his Blazing Angel Jet Dragster and Sarah Edwards in her Queen of Diamonds Jet Dragster. Those in attendance will be able to see the vehicles up close as they will be on display in the oval all weekend.
The Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance is also a celebration of classic cars and is the perfect location to witness decades of automobile history. The grounds of Beech Bend Raceway Park will be covered with classic vehicles on display in the Axalta Show & Shine beginning on June 15, as the thousands of hot rods, street rods and customs flow into the beautiful green grounds of Beech Bend Raceway Park. Entry for those who would like to take part in the contest is only $75 and gets the hot rod and a guest in for all three days when purchased before June 9.
This weekend also celebrates those who have dedicated their lives to the sport and in celebration of its 15th anniversary, Eileen Daniels, will be the Grand Marshall for the event held at the scenic facility.
The weekend will conclude in fitting fashion with the famous Cacklefest taking place in front of the packed grandstands. Dozens of classic nitro burning Top Fuel and Funny Cars will roar to life with flames filling the summer sky in a dramatic closing ceremony.
Tickets for the 15th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance are on sale now to the general public. Tickets for the reunion purchased before June 9 are $65 for a three-day pass or $25 for a single day. Children 15 and under are free with a paid adult. AAA members can save even more on this event by entering their first three digits of their membership card at checkout. Tickets can be purchased at www.NHRA.com/HotRodReunion.