In advance of the Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet, the 2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series opener March 5-8, Auto Club Famoso Raceway hosted a two-day test-and-tune event for March Meet competitors that included defending season champs and top contenders. Photos by Wayne Lederer
Defending Nostalgia Funny Car champ Bobby Cottrell ran a 5.92 on Saturday
Bill Windham's Shakedown Camaro NFC
Billy Morris' Problem Child Camaro NFC
Kris Krabill in the Pedaler NFC
Jeff Arend in the California Hustler Trans Am
Geoff Monise in the Quarter Pounder Camaro NFC
Reigning A/Fuel Dragster champ Drew Austin ran 5.98 at 204 with great reaction times.
Reigning Lucas Oil Series Top Alcohol Funny Car champ Sean Bellemeur ran 6.30s with the family's rebodied TAFC and plans to run Nostalgia A/Fuel this season.
Sabrina Capps was driving George Murphy's A/Fuel Dragster
Second-generation racer Thais Flournoy in the family's Nostalgia Eliminator 1 altered.
Scott Morgan is ready after cutting a .001 reaction time in his C/G Camaro.
March Meet qualifying starts Thursday, March 5 at 9 a.m. for Groups 1 and 2. Top Fuel and Funny Cars are allowed to test beginning at 3 p.m. and will have their first official qualifying passes Friday, starting at noon. Qualifying and the opening rounds of some eliminations launch Saturday with the completion of eliminations scheduled to kick off a 9 a.m. (11:45 a.m. for nitro cars). Wheelstanders and jet cars will make exhibition passes on both Friday and Saturday.
For March Meet ticket prices and more information about the event, visit aaafamosoraceway.com.